Heroes: DysfunctionalDysfunctionalHeroes: Dysfunctional4 years ago in Scraps
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"Who's ready for pie?"
doesn't belong here. It belongs in a big, brightly-lit house with a table laden with good food, with bustling servants, with a happy family sitting around it. Do you actually see that big, brightly lit house, the laden table, the happy family, when you close your eyes, Ma? Do you see them with your eyes open?
Say something, Ma. And this time, let it not be some mindless prattle about wine or pie I wouldn't mind pie How can you pretend everything's fine and that this is just another family Thanksgiving? What sort of family do you think this is? When have we ever had Thanksgiving dinner in Peter's apartment in this dismal place? Since you got wasted and slept it off in your brother's bed when you should all have gone to that bright fancy house like the storybook family that you are, that's when. And that's MY body you were pouring all that Scotch into, pal. I thought we'd established that alcohol doesn't g