2 out of 5 stars
Dr. Jan Sayer decides to begin group therapy on a group of “different” individuals.
You have Harrison-who was a child hero for slaying the monsters that threatened a town. Martin-who never takes off his sunglasses, Stan-who survived a group of cannibals and loves to talk, Greta-the quiet one of the group who hides a major secret and Barbara-who has messages left by a Scrimshander on her very bones.
Once I asked if it hurt, and she said, “Of course it does, honey. Everything beautiful hurts.”
No one really believed any of their stories until they met with each other. They have all survived.
Once you know there are monsters under the bed, closing your eyes becomes a foolhardy act. So, we paced. We stared into the dark. We listened for the creak of the opening door.