Chapter Nine: Marcellus Ball
-As he looked up, someone sat on his lap, a warm behind against his cold skinny legs, an arm slung around his neck, a smell of musky oil and vanilla. It was Desi. The anger vanished, as he saw her nibble a small bite from the tip of the hash brown…She was wearing jeans and an old black hoodie with holes and paint stains existing in a strata of set builds dating all the way back to their college days together. She didn’t wear any makeup, which Marcellus actually liked. He could see her complexion better that way.-
In Chapter 9 of Mindframe, Marcellus Ball is confronted with reviews of the opening night of Hamlet, and he’s faced with much more as “Desi” Arnez arrives. She reveals some future plans that have been presented to her, and everything hinges on how Marcellus will react. What do the reviewers think of Hamlet? Why is Marcellus so confused by the review? What is Desi’s offer, and how will Marcellus react? Listen to Chapter 9 for the seemingly normal life of Marcellus ball.