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ALONE

Does the punishment fit the crime? Tell me what you think. Lightening flashed across the sky, strangely overlaid across the blue, cloudless view. Half-formed figures and houses appeared along the riverbank. Children laughed as they splashed in the water. There … Continue reading

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DEADWOOD

If I close my eyes I can see it as it was before that night; quaint little buildings with lit up signs, craft and antique shops filled with assorted treasures. I used to love walking up and down the street … Continue reading

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FUTURE SHOCK

“Congratulations, Mr. Baker. You’re officially cancer free. Welcome to the year 3015.” I grabbed the doctor’s hand and pumped it up and down. Not bad for a recently thawed popsicle. My billion dollar investment to cheat death paid off. Now … Continue reading

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TO DIE AND NOT TO DIE

“Ever since the day I walked into that specialty shop, a dark fury has twisted in my gut, weaving threads of poison through my body. I’ve been gnawed to a papery shell. Stomach, lungs, liver, kidneys, heart; all have fallen … Continue reading

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PORTAL

Papa?” Davis looked at the child. Her pale face smiled as she lay in the hospital bed. Dark smudges surrounded her eyes, eyes bereft of lashes. Tubes and wires stretched from her to the bank of monitors that bleeped, dripped, … Continue reading

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SENTRY

Devil’s tongue hung down, heat from the midday sun scorched the lookout rock. In the canyon below a small band of humans struggled through the twists and turns, heading straight for the Black Canyon pack’s den. The scent of dry … Continue reading

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Death For Sale

“I’m telling you, Eric, You don’t want this car. It’s jinxed. Every one of its thirteen owners’ was murdered. I looked it up.” “Nonsense, Carl. She’s just a classic with an interesting history. Check her out. Hot and sexy. It’s … Continue reading

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