Hut on the Bay
by I.A. Quinn
CA 1953–Mia, at 6, survives a drunken murderous scene. Her childhood is filled with poverty, and neglect.
PA 1962–Sam, at 16, a gun to his head. The stranger is murdered. A mix of gossip of pedophile, Father Lavette, with a prophecy of young death.
CA 1963–Mia at 16, raped, becomes pregnant and god- doubt emerges. Father Lavette arrives in L.A. She meets her love, Nick, who is sent to Viet Nam.