Fortune Smiles: Stories - Dark Meadow Summary & Analysis

Adam Johnson
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Summary

In "Dark Meadow," the narrator, an IT repairman, posts an article online about how a tracking beacon has been implanted into child pornography files, and how each time the files are copied, the beacon sends a signal. The narrator prefers to work in his North Hollywood garden at night. The gardens are based on things he read about in National Geographic. He often sees a woman named Rhonza he calls the Tiger’s Mom headed home from band gigs, where she discovers and writes about new music online. Her older daughter is a sixth grader who cares for her younger sister. The older daughter wears a Tiger mascot costume for school. The narrator says he has never hurt anyone in his life, but he is the one who is wounded in this story.

The narrator says he went to do a repair job...

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