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The killing itself didn’t trouble Kloska so much. Solomon Gold had barely enough human inside him to count in a government census, so you could hardly even call his death a murder. More like a misdemeanor cruelty to animals. Every day, Kloska and his fellow cops happily looked the other way while lesser shitheads than Gold were eliminated with drive-by gat fire from this South Side gang or that one. And anyway, they got their man. Or their man got himself. As officers responded to a desperate 911 call from Erica Liu’s mother, Erica’s father, Michael Liu, killed himself one day after Liu murdered Gold.

The girl was staring at a West Coast Cubs game on television, but the night nurse couldn’t tell if she was watching. The drip from the bag above her bed delivered a slow calm up and down the girl’s body, along with one last powerful dose of the drug cocktail that had barely managed her life for the last four years. There were headphones around her thin neck. On the table next to her bed, along with a tall Styrofoam cup of ice water topped with a cap and impaled with a straw, was a rubber mouthpiece in case the seizures recurred, and a CD by a band called Bomb Pop.

She stumbled over an empty chair and slapped the face of the TV with her hand, somehow breaking off the old power switch while the anchor continued to report on the still-sketchy details of Solomon Gold’s death. Good Lord, why wouldn’t they notify the family first? She dropped to the floor and unplugged the long black cord from the wall. Canada had both hands to her face and began gasping for air, drowning between sobs, appealing to the nurse for an explanation. That this program wasn’t real. That it was like a reality show where they pretend daddies are dead when they’re really not.

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