Unto a lonely man the stars bestowed a boon late one night. Her name was Susie. Delirious with joy the man sought to raise her to the best of his abilities.
The stars, seeing they had done well to bless the young man, sent him a second treasured gift named Cue. From the beginning it was clear to see that there was even rivalry among cherished gifts.
With their father working long days and nights to keep them all fed, the sisters found... ways to entertain themselves.
Then the universe, ever in flux, chose to rebel and rain sorrow and misery upon the hapless world.
First the shadow was seen in the empty spaces and seemed to mean no harm, but then it became clear that its intention spoke of death.
The truth behind the deadly shadow was never fully revealed.
Though it was occasionally suspected.
Who knew what drove them to wreak such havoc that summer?
And who could guess that baseball mattered that much to them?