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=  The Firemen's Dance  =

Jane and Perry are a young couple very much in love. They are beautiful, dress expensively, and party like there's no tomorrow.

A shadow from the past hangs over their nearly perfect world--penetrating and sad.

The elegant pair never fail to attend the annual Firemen's Dance in town, and this year, neither should we.

This is one of those strange doors beyond which we find the swirl of autumn leaves on a lavish estate, and jazzy music rolicking from blue horizon to blue horizon. It's a place of marble glories and cold sunlight mixed with young beauty rushing about in an expensive top-down roadster…

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