Chapter 2 - Part I - The Hunt
December 31st, 1949 - New Years Eve
The snow started to fall on the streets of Uglich, the street lamps lighting the way every so often, melting the snow that landed on their caps. Singing could be heard from the celebrations of Uglichs inhabitants, drunken crowds stumbled in the streets on their way to the town center to see the end of another year in the town.
In the quiet streets not far from the town center, a dimly lit street stands empty and forgotten, however, its silent tranquility is suddenly broken by the pants and heavy footsteps of a woman on the run, her sounds echo through the streets, her weariness showing in her run, her legs becoming heavier with each step. She is slowly illuminated by the light as she gets closer to the street lamp, her panting louder and exasperated. The snow starts to fall a little heavier around her, as visibility lessens in the streets, only faint glimmers of the street lights can be seen in the distance. Her heavy fo