Slight Content Warning: Mentions of Dysfunctional Home/Domestic Violence and Child Neglect as it pertains to the plot.
The year is 2043.
The month is October.
The day is a Wednesday.
It is cold and slightly windy in the small town of Chili, Missouri. A car—a 2044 Honda Accord—drives down a street, and it parks at a building with a sign that reads "Chili Town Preschool". Out of the driver's side door stepped out a man with orange/yellow hair and sunglasses, clothed in a brown trench coat over a beige sweater and tan pants as he took a shot of his inhaler under his black paisley-print bandana, walking towards the preschool building. A woman in a cardigan set and floral skirt came out to meet him and asked, "Greetings, Sir. What can I do for you?"
In the playground in the back, there were children playing all sorts of games, from jump rope to hopscotch and ball games. Some children, however, were seated