The end of the world? Somewhere, always, there is a person whose world is ending.
Grant Blume was only twelve years old. The girl of his apocalypse was Cherry Blaise. She was fourteen years old. They were neighbors.
Grant Blume was at that age where he had deduced that all adults were phonies and lied to each other and that he was never going to be like that.
One Summer Monday Grant was working in Cherry’s backyard for her step-father, Mr. Geftakys, who Grant would continue to assume was Cherry’s father, until a few hours later. Mr. Robert Geftakys was the Youth Pastor at the church which Grant’s family attended, The House of Praise.
At Bible Study that Sunday, the day before, Mr. Geftakys had said to Grant, “Grant, God has moved me to ask you for your help. And I’ll compensate you…
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