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Human Nature

Miles was caught in the morning rush hour, driving to a meeting he didn’t want to attend. The pleasant voices on the radio, normally a welcome distraction, only heightened his anxiety. Reaching for his coffee, Miles looked down for only … Continue reading

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The Spider Did It

It was the kind of evening that made Linda glad they bought a car with a sunroof. The setting sun was warm and the breeze was refreshing. Linda looked over at Bill and smiled. That’s when she saw the spider … Continue reading

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Extra Crispy

Bert was getting a ride in Oliver’s new super duty Ford pick up truck when they came upon a red light. They were second in line behind a tiny Toyota. The headlights of the jacked up Ford nearly reached the … Continue reading

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Bat Attack

“It’s a bat! It’s a bat!” Dave woke from a dead sleep with those words ringing in his ears. Beside the bed Jacqueline was covering her head with a blanket. “Is it in my hair?” “Crap,” said Dave. He turned … Continue reading

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

A crowd hovered around Colton when he regained consciousness. He ached all over. The halo of unfamiliar faces brought a shock of anxiety. A few were recording him with their smart phones. “What happened?” he asked. “You don’t know?” answered … Continue reading

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Self-Preservation

It was a momentary lapse. A split second in time. Ian had just time enough to say, “Oh no,” as he watched his mom’s favorite Hummel figurine fall from the table and smash on the hardwood floor. Ian looked around, … Continue reading

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Beautiful People and Their Tragedies

Sasha Koivov carried two cups of coffee to her table. Fairley Seilke was waiting with tears welling up in her young, beautiful, blue eyes. Sasha braced for the latest episode in Fairley’s long history of tragedies. “Here you go,” said … Continue reading

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