― The radio was her lifeline, the games her life preserver. Without them to look forward to, she thought she would simply give up. (p.174)Do you remember when you were a little kid, say around nine-years-old, and your dark bedroom was scary? With the covers up to just below your eyes, you'd listen to every creak or see the moonlight shift the shadows throughout the night and think that something was in there with you. Now imagine again that you're nine-years-old and you have this fear, but let's [...].