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SHORE 4: DEAD SHORE

“That’s the last time you clip your fingernails over my bunk,” said Flynn. His lip twisted into a sneer. “No more clip, clip. No more flying toenails.” That little habit had rankled Flynn’s patience for months. He holstered his flintlock … Continue reading

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SHORE 2: HOSPITABLE SHORE

“Tom, please get our guest another drink while I fix supper.” “By all means, Catherine.” The prim and proper manner of my hosts still struck me as odd. They sounded like an English couple, yet looked… well, they looked like … Continue reading

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SHORE 1: AN INHOSPITABLE SHORE

My skin felt like over-cooked bacon. There was no water or food on this island, only a few spiny shrubs. Dehydration would probably get me first. Already my tongue felt thick and heavy. It would have been better to have … Continue reading

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