A gang of street kids, an anonymous radio announcer, a detective from the future, a presidential assassination attempt and a frequently mistaken narrator all play a part in this jumble of introductions to an open-source novel inspired by the works of Macedonio Fernandez.
It took Esperanza weeks to work up the nerve to knock on Macedonia's door. First she had to decide what to wear. She wanted to seem casual but not too casual, a little formal but not too formal. Since she had no wardrobe, though, in the end she simply wore the best outfit that Miranda could steal. That was the easy part.
She had to figure out what to say. Why would someone show up at some stranger's door and "just want to talk"? It had better be for a good reason, or at least for something believable. Maybe she was doing a survey. Did she work for the government...