Part One, The Boy Next Door: Now, November 1997
â€¢ The Hartes and Golds are family friends of 17 years, and they meet for dinner at a restaurant on a date on which they have dinner annually.
â€¢ James and Melanie arrive first, and then Melanie's husband, Michael, arrives, and then Gus rushes in.
â€¢ Gus runs a business that involves her standing in line for clients, and she had been waiting in line for concert tickets.
â€¢ The couples talk about their kids: the Golds' Emily and the Hartes' Christopher and Kate.
â€¢ Emily and Christopher are dating that night.
â€¢ The dinner is rushed as Gus leaves before the main course; she pauses to open a fortune cookie before she leaves.
â€¢ The Golds follow James home before they get to their home.
â€¢ Emily is not home yet, but the Golds are not worried because she is with Chris Harte.
â€¢ At 3 a.m., the phone...
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