The Death of Saema: Chapter 5, Play & Preparation

The wake went about as well as could be expected, and given the size of Mr. Simmons’s extended family, it was a very nice turnout. Things had quieted down by around 6:30 that evening and Mr. Kim wheeled the coffin containing the elderly man’s body out of the chapel of rest once the last family…

The Death of Saema: Chapter 5, Play & Preparation

The wake went about as well as could be expected, and given the size of Mr. Simmons’s extended family, it was a very nice turnout. Things had quieted down by around 6:30 that evening and Mr. Kim wheeled the coffin containing the elderly man’s body out of the chapel of rest once the last family…