St. Hopi
Narrator Luther Perez
Volume One Rainy Day in May
Starts May 10, 2014 (23:11:00)
Ends May 10, 2014 (23:27:01)
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"St. Hopi" is the thirty-second chapter of One Rainy Day in May. It is the fifth and final chapter to be narrated by Luther Perez.

Chapter Quote Edit

"I have fallen in wells and risen." - Juan Felipe Herrera

Summary Edit

The chapter opens up on May 10, 2014 at 23:11:00 in Los Angeles, California. Luther is drinking somewhere and recalling the events from earlier. He is trying to forget about what happened. Earlier, when Luther walked on the water and stood there, the rest of the group grew highly confused. Juarez had even ran away at the sight of this. Luther's plan was to grab Hopi and drag him down into the water, but the pool was shallower than he expected. After giving it another thought, he proceeded with his plan. He grabbed Hopi by the hair and dragged him to a different water-filled hole in the ground. It looked to be shallower than the one they were currently at. Hopi wasn't put up much of a fight by this point. Before Luther could finally drown Hopi, Hopi walked into the water himself. Convinced that he had drowned, Luther and the rest of the gang returned to the van.

Luther stops thinking about it and goes outside. He inspects his cars and thinks that they should be cleaned. He decides he will call Zavaleta (another woman who works for him) tomorrow and have her clean them. He goes to the backyard and looks up at the sky, relieved to see that the rain has stopped. A wandering animal catches his attention but it quickly disappears. He grabs more bottles of beer and continues drinking. He drinks until he runs out of bottles. When that happens, he shatters all of them against his back fence.

Luther continues thinking about what happened earlier. As he and his crew were walking towards the van to leave, Tweetie turned around and saw something that surprised him. He saw Hopi climbing out of the hole in the ground. Upon seeing this, Luther grabbed a nearby shovel and walked back over to Hopi. Hopi's hands were still together in a praying fashion. Luther did not care. He swung the blade of the shovel down on Hopi, finally seeming to kill him.

The chapter ends on May 10, 2014 at 23:27:01.

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