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AIN’T GOOD

“Look at all them owls in that tree,” said Lowell. His jowls wobbled as he wiped sweat from his face with an already soaked and disgusting orange sleeve. Harvey wrinkled his nose. The putrid scent blowing down the hill wasn’t … Continue reading

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RED ROVER, RED ROVER

“Damn fracking,” mumbled McAllister. He stared at the red water in the little creek. “First they cause an earthquake, then they pollute the groundwater. Now something’s using my farm as a fast food highway.” After the quake last year he’d … 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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Freedom’s Landing

Still propelled from his cliff leap, Ramone smacked face down onto a snowdrift only to look up into a maelstrom of flakes. Nothing but swirling white met his eyes. The sweat on his body froze into an icy sheen that … Continue reading

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Freedom Jump

“Quae me domum ad locum regione viarum.” Ramone spoke the words of the spell as he ran, praying that the improvised components he had collected would work. Powdered rat liver just wasn’t the same as that from a hippogriff. Same … Continue reading

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