I don’t know how to process it. This summer has been awash in kidnappings and brutal slaying of young girls by psychopaths and homeless. Is there a plague of demons this summer, or is this just the latest media frenzy? Last summer it seemed like every week the media was reporting a new shark attack, this year every week brings another abduction or murder. Some part of me suspects a purpose in these reports, like drumming up support for those new implantable identification tags. But that is simply too fantastical to believe.