I ripped clusters of pages from their various leatherette backings and bruised my hands trying to tear apart Black n' Red notebooks, my most recent phase. They bring some friends along as they trudge through the woods, headed for a front yard that they eventually spar in. There is never going to be another concert ever again and I almost went. That's basically the best-case scenario for a runaway in Las Vegas, right? I describe a fight with my sisters, spiralling into a fight with my mother, which spills over into a fight with the family friends who are spending New Year's Eve with us.
Meanwhile, Ruth starves Meg, accuses her of being a whore and subjects her to misogynistic lectures, whilst her children listen.
Girls' Fight Ends With Shovel To The Head (VIDEO)
In the meantime, there are fights to be had with my sisters, my friends, my French teacher and, of course, my parents. My dad left me with Behrooz Behnejad [the director], who I had met before and didn't like. I was caught, but sweet-talked my way out of serious trouble. There is never going to be another concert ever again and I almost went. Why — why do I always get the tosser who wants to give basin haircuts? The train carrying crude oil derailed near Casselton Monday afternoon.