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Trust Issues

“According to research, night is darker than it was fifty years ago.” Jeff looked outside and found it difficult to argue. The night sky seemed to shroud the city in an impenetrable blanket. He was profoundly thankful for the many … Continue reading

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Popular Sayings and Other Lies

Angie was reading a book in the living room when her daughter, Katie, burst in and fell face first on the couch. “Ben dumped me,” wailed Katie. A perverse smile spread across Angie’s lips. About time, she thought to herself. … Continue reading

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Precious Moments

Stuart walked in on Wendy as she was on her phone. He awkwardly waited until the end of the call. She laughed, then replied, “I promise to have a good day. Thanks for remembering. Love you, mom. Bye.” “What was … Continue reading

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Adult Fans of Lego

Roger had never brought a girl back to his house. When Amanda said she wanted to see his place, his heart fluttered. It was a risk, but if their relationship was to progress, discovering his secret passion was unavoidable. He … Continue reading

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Trap Question

“There’s one question you never want to be asked,” announced Parker. “Have you stopped beating your girlfriend?” asked Renfrew. “What?” asked Parker. Simone laughed. “What about, ‘why are you so stupid?’” “That’s a good one,” said Ariana. “I’m partial to, … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Normal

When Bret reached the door of the bank, Tiffany watched as he push the bottom of the door open with his foot. “Why did you do that?” she asked. “Do what?” “You kicked the door.” “No I didn’t,” said Bret. … Continue reading

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Royal Watching

At the beginning of the work day, Meghan sat at her desk waiting for Daniel to arrive. Ever since he started at the office, she’d wanted to get to know him better. As he slipped past the front door, she … Continue reading

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