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"Some big thing hit the moon last night, a planet or a comet or something. And it knocked the moon out of whack. It's closer to Earth now. Tidal waves. Flooding, blackouts, panic" (Chapter 1, p. 9).

"Bed looked very inviting. But first he got down on his knees, made the sign of the cross, and prayed for the safety of his sisters, and then for the safety of his country and the world. God show us mercy, he prayed. And give me strength. Only then did he allow himself to escape into sleep" (Chapter 1, p. 19).

"He told himself repeatedly that it had been Papi who'd called, that Bri couldn't be wrong, that it was just a matter of time before Papi made his way back home. But he couldn't shake the image of the tiny seaside town being swept away, Papi screaming as twenty-foot tidal waves carried him to certain...

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