Title: Grief Tourists and Prayers
Word Count: 100
Series: Episode Zero
The third busload of those idiot gawpers with ‘mourning sickness’—grief tourists, they are satirically called—trudges around the rubble of Maxwell Church, weeping and black-clad, as if they know someone involved in the tragedy…
As if they care.
He cusses, wondering how he is going to stop this routinary bullshitry without losing his mind.
“Okay,” he says decidedly, locking his fingers together. “Don’t get me wrong, please. I’ll do this because it’ll make Sister Helen happy. Just stop this nonsense, let Sister and Father… rest in peace. After that, you’re going to be nonexistent in my life again…