A newly hired structural engineer, recently relocated to Ontario, california, sits idly in a shopping mall, doing as guys do, waiting for his family while they shop. as he watches the crowd around him bargain hunt, he feels the building reverberate unnaturally. Deciding to investigate, his inquiries are met with resistance, especially when he finds out that the firm responsible for the design is the company he now works for. He succeeds in reviewing the mall’s structure only to come to a horrifying conclusion. The building is on the verge of collapse and “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving super shopping spree, is about to start! “Blow Your House Down” is a story of intrigue that pits one man against the system of a small town. Writer: Eric Nemoto. Pages: 120.