The Cascade

Marc was praying. His hands were in his lap, inconspicuously. But his fingers were intertwined and he was praying.

For the last half-hour, he had been watching this quiz together whit his mother. The candidate, an attractive lady in her mid-thirties, had reached a score just three points short of moving into the final. And now she found herself locked in the Loser's Throne, awaiting the Cascade of Defeat.

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