Prelude: Strange Days, Stranger Nights

Prelude: Strange Days, Stranger Nights

You’ve been at The Castle for three weeks now. John owns the entire building, all fourteen floors to the roof.  It’s an active theater, running mostly small musical touring shows anywhere from four to six nights a week, and John himself is back onstage within the first week of his return with a late night set accompanied by piano and string quartet.  Anyone who takes the time to see his performances are completely swept away – they are supernaturally compelling to the point of being indescribably erotic – and it’s obvious that many of the theater’s patrons come specifically for that rush. The theater is managed by a very sweet lady named Martha Klein who runs the place with an iron fist.  John’s other businesses, including you, are...