| Quote #1
An old familiar feeling came over me, like I had forgotten something. What was it? What did I need to remember? (Prologue. 1.10)
Paul knows that he's forgotten something—but he can't remember what it is. Maybe that's why he accepts the story he's been told about the eclipse.
| Quote #2
"You're remembering all the good times you had here, aren't you?" (Prologue.1.27)
Um, hello, what family are you from, Mrs. Fisher? Good times? This is a pretty leading question—and we're not sure that Paul can even come up with one good time.
| Quote #3
I expected to hear something about Mike over the loudspeaker, but the only announcement they read was about reduced tickets to a carnival. […] No "Pray for Mike Costello" (1.11.3)
Any normal school would have grief counselors on hand, and encourage students to talk about the death. But not Lake Windsor. Would Tangerine Middle School?