Part 1* Silent Snow, Secret Snow begins at school as Paul sits in geography class. * A secret that Paul is carrying around with him is introduced. * The teacher, Miss Buell, gives a lesson, and Paul is distracted. * Deirdre, the student sitting in front of Paul, answers a question while Paul continues to dwell on his secret. * Thinking back to the day it all started, Paul remembers the origin of his secret. * In a flashback, Paul relives the events of a December morning when the postman's footsteps and knocks were muffled. * Paul's secret reveals itself as the snow that exists in his mind and an explanation for his inability to hear the postman clearly. * The lesson is over, and Paul gets up from his desk, following Deirdre.
Part 2* Paul begins his timeless walk home, surrounded by snow, which acts as a counterpoint to the reality around him. * The things that...
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