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This is a powerful story. You had a great opening full of danger and suspense.

I wonder if the title might have given the ending away, though I don't usually read titles before a story and still sensed that the MC was the fire starter but wonder if it might have shown others the ending too soon. I also wonder why he used the term sister. I'm assuming it was more of a term of endearment than relationship.

You captured the topic in a creative and tense way. Every time there is a huge tragedy or act of hate on the news we scratch our heads and ask why--what could force a person to take such a drastic step. You showed the why with such great details. You had me at the edge of my seat. At the end I found empathy for the MC. It takes talent to allow the reader empathy for the Lillian and you did that quite expertly.

You have some wonderful descriptive phrases in your story, like "Darkness fell like a ten ton girder dropped from a crane." and "The steel and concrete structure threatening to buckle was transforming into a crematorium" You put me right in the action.