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The Security Blanket

In the middle of the grocery store, with a shopping cart overflowing with food, Isadora stopped dead in her tracks. Her eyes were filled with terror. “We have to go home right now,” she said. Trinity’s head was turned and … Continue reading

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Under the Influence

During the morning rush hour, Caitlyn dropped her daughter off at school and started toward the office. Waiting to turn into traffic, she watched a white car stop in the middle of the street. It took a couple of seconds … Continue reading

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Death of Innocence

“It seems like there’s a lot more cancer around,” said Mary. “People gotta die of something,” replied Rosa. “It’s not just that. I think it has to do with all the wifi signals and stuff. The more we have all … Continue reading

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Pavlov’s Cellphone

The dimly lit room shrouded all but the sounds of other diners in the restaurant. Jimmy and Wanda stared at each other over candle light, enjoying one of their infrequent date nights. The murmur of hushed conversation was suddenly interrupted … Continue reading

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Filthy Cellphones

Brady was typing furiously on his computer and didn’t even notice Kimberly approach. In an attempt to surprise, she pounced. “Whatcha doin’?” she asked, giving him a squeeze. He never lost focus on the screen. “Wanna know what’s really scary? … Continue reading

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The Deterrent

The ring of a cell phone pierced through the lecture on differential equations. Dr. Bulgari shook her head disapprovingly. A second ring betrayed a young man in the first row. He blushed, mumbled incoherently, then dug through his backpack. Dr. … Continue reading

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Phone-bidextrous

A growl of complaint from across the table woke Brighton from his daydream. He looked up to see Paige wiping her cell phone with a paper towel. “I hate it when you get your screen greasy when you’re eating,” she … Continue reading

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