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A Certain Kind of Nightmare

In the darkest hours of the night, Joe rose from his bed in terror. His was shirt soaked with sweat.    “Bad dream?” mumbled Alison, as she rolled over beside him.    “I don’t know how to explain it,” replied … Continue reading

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The Last Will and Testament of a Last Minute Christmas Shopper

(This was discovered scrawled on the back of a sales receipt near the body of a man found in the mall parking lot after a riot of shoppers on December 24th:) I, John Mortimer Percy, of sound mind, bequeath all … Continue reading

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A Watched Pot

A rustling at the front door alerted Jeff that the mail had arrived. He leaped from his easy chair in the living room and bounded down the hall. Tossing open the door, he investigated the contents of the mailbox. His … Continue reading

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Christmas Hint

“What are you planning to get Megan for Christmas this year?” Graham whispered to his son-in-law. “I have no idea,” replied Craig. “Especially after last year. Getting her a puppy was a stroke of brilliance,” admitted Graham. Craig looked over … Continue reading

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A Sound Future

“We’re in serious trouble,” exclaimed Janet. She tossed her retirement portfolio across the kitchen table. “What wrong now?” asked Phil. He opened the fridge in search of a snack. “According to my calculations, we’ll be able to retire when we’re … Continue reading

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Marital Compromise

Rob walked into the office just like it was any other normal day at work. The gasp on Wendy’s lips suggested otherwise. The entire left side of his head was bald. “What happened to you?” cried Wendy. Carter and Brody … Continue reading

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Salamander Redux

Early on the morning of January first, Scott Fraser received a call. His wife Desirae listened in. “Yes, this is he… My son is named Brett.” “Who is it?” asked Desirae. “It’s the police,” replied Scott. “Is Brett okay?” asked … Continue reading

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