Malevolent: wishing evil or harm to another or others; showing ill will. Page 261
Entity: something that has a real existence. Page 243
“They have forgotten you,”…”This was once your room, but nobody comes in here now. Your father did, in the beginning, but then he resigned himself to the fact that you were gone and found pleasure instead in his other child and his new wife. She is pregnant again, though she does not yet know it. There will be a sister for Georgie, and then your father will have two children once more and there will be no need for memories of you.” David hears his mother's voice say this and this is important because he is losing hope that he will ever get back or find his dead mom.