“Oh, and the leader of the Shadow People talked to me today,” he added.
“I didn’t know they have a leader,” she laughed. “And what the hell are Shadow People?”
“You know, you see them out of the corner of your eye, but when you turn your head they disappear.”
Not wishing to cause an argument, she decided to play along.
“I was sitting in the big chair watching Matlock when he came up to me.”
She took a breath and was going to question his sanity but was distracted by a rat trying to pull an apple core to it’s lair.
“I’m serious, he said they live in the dark places in our homes pretty much like you and me but made out of shadow stuff.”
“What did he want?”
“Oh, they want me to clean the god-damned apartment!”