trau·ma /ˈtroumə,ˈtrômə/ noun 1.a deeply distressing or disturbing experience By now, everyone knows that Riverdale is not the perfect American town it appears to be. The secrets covered by masks have crumbled away, revealing the dust and grime bubbling ice. It all started with the death of Jason Blossom- but you know that already. Instead of writing out Riverdale's recent history, I'll write out mine. I disappeared right after Jason died.