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In the Blood

Brady felt something warm on the side of his nose. Instinctively, he touched it and felt something wet. When he looked at this fingers, he discovered blood. “What on earth?” he exclaimed. Luke saw blood and panicked. “What happened? Are … 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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Malpractice

Wallace could feel it building the past hour. He set his glasses on his desk and rubbed his eyes. Karen noticed from the next cubicle. “You alright?” she asked. “I’m fighting a headache,” grumbled Wallace. Just then, Phil walked past. … Continue reading

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Surrounded by Optimists

It was bad enough that Lucas was dragged to a party, but going to one with party games was too much. “Okay, we’re going around the circle. When it’s your turn, you have to tell us something about yourself no … Continue reading

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Pulling Strings

“Derek, did you hear what happened at the last Bilderberg meeting?” asked Vlad. “Nope, and I don’t really care,” replied Derek. Vlad’s jaw dropped. “What’s the matter with you? Don’t you know they control practically everything?” “Nah, they don’t,” dismissed … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Traveller

Two hours before their flight was to leave, Dylan finally started packing. “Why did you wait so long? We’ve got to go,” seethed Eliza. “Relax, I know what I’m doing. Man, you can be so uptight sometimes,” he scoffed. Eliza … Continue reading

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Twenty-Nine Years of Experience

As soon as Sylvia and Angelo entered the conference room, they pulled Mark into the corner. Cameron noticed the gathering and joined them. “What’s the over/under today?” asked Sylvia. “What’s going on?” asked Cameron. “Five times,” answered Mark. “That’s insane. … Continue reading

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