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What’s the use of anything?
-- Charmaine (Part I, Cramped paragraph 5)

Importance: Charmaine and her husband, Stan, are living in their car. Charmaine is very depressed by this, for the living space is cramped and it is difficult to wash clothes or take showers. She feels as if nothing can possibly get better, and so she begins to wonder what the use is in anything. It is from this very low, very dark place that the stage will be set for Charmain and Stan who will ultimately be drawn in by the Positron Project.

So what can he do? Where can they turn? There’s no safe place, there are no instructions.
-- Narrator (Part I, Where? paragraph 1)

Importance: Stan feels as if he has failed himself and his wife because he no longer has all the answers, and doesn’t know what to do now that he is living in his car. He feels horrible about the fact that his wife must...

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