The fact that Emily functions merely as the grail in Gary’s quest, speaks volumes about the author. I don’t know if one can fault a writer for not being experienced enough to tackle their subject matter with wisdom, but I’m going to try.
The party in this story is based on a series of parties I attended at a specific house when I was a freshman. It was the place to go if you were underaged. The people who lived there turned a handsome profit, essentially running a speakeasy every weekend.
The truth about men and women…
Stephen King played a big part in my coming back to reading after the fiasco that was my middle school education. When I finished catching up with Harry Potter, I started seeking out other “real books” to read (as opposed to the nonsense and garbage that was forced onto me in my English classes).
I think I knew going into that summer that I was about to end things, but I wanted to enjoy a few more months of fun and sex and I didn’t have the nerve to face a summer where half of my friends hated me for hurting Aeris, which was unavoidable.