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My Hero

  Sportscenter was on TV, but Cody was focused on the car alarm blaring in the street. He looked at the clock. It was five minutes to midnight. He heard Breanne stir upstairs.   “I can’t take this,” said Breanne … Continue reading

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The Lonely Life of a Superhero

The sun was setting over Blueberry Hill. The fluffy clouds in the distance painted a dark purple against the vibrant orange of the evening sky. Calvin sat on the hood of his parent’s Ford, cuddling next to Becky. “Where d’ya … Continue reading

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A Tale of True Hallowe’en Horror

Hallowe’en was only three days away. Kyle didn’t get invited to many parties, so when he received an invitation to Dahlia and Mark’s neighborhood costume party he was anxious. He was supposed to come as his favorite heroic character. Kyle … Continue reading

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Armadillo Man

Wade was in a dead sleep when Julia stormed up the stairs calling his name. He was genuinely annoyed because she interrupted his favorite dream. He was Armadillo Man, a super hero with alien armor plating. “Wade, Wade, oh please, … Continue reading

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The Secret Affair

Wednesday is comic book day. Bill visits the comic book store at 12:30pm every Wednesday without fail, just to make sure his favorite comics don’t sell out before he arrives. In truth, Wednesday at 12:30pm is his favorite time of … Continue reading

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The Perils of Being a Superhero

The sun was setting over Blueberry Hill. The fluffy clouds in the distance painted a dark purple against the vibrant orange of the evening sky. Calvin sat on the hood of his parent’s Ford, cuddling next to Becky. “Where d’ya … Continue reading

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The enigmatic cult of celebrity

I feel as though I must weigh in on the passing of Michael Jackson. Actually, I’m not so much interested in him per se, but in the cult of celebrity. People have already begun to eulogize him as a great … Continue reading

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