The Book of Speculation Setting

Erika Swyler
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Simon's House, Modern Day

Simon's house was built in the 1700s and sits on the edge of a cliff overlooking the ocean, with easy access to the beach beneath. It was purchased for his mother, Paulina, who loved to swim, so that she could be near the water. Simon believes the house was bought by his father, Daniel, but later learns it was actually purchased by their family friend, Frank, who was also in love with Paulina. Since Paulina's and Daniel's deaths, Simon spent a few years raising his younger sister, Enola, in the home before she left to join up with a traveling carnival. Since then, Simon has lived on his own and hasn't had the time, money, or skill to keep the house up. It is slowly decaying, as is evidenced by the gutters falling off and by him stepping through the floorboard. Frank offers to give...

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