A man is sitting on a bed. He is my father.Yes, I know that's more than two lines. Sorry, but I didn't want to cut anything. Also, what the lines don't tell you (explicitly, anyway) is that the woman under the covers (Nat's mother) is dead.
The body of a woman is beneath the covers. She was my mother.
This is not really where the story starts. Or how it ends.
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