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The Virus part 6: Good Enough (The End)

June immediately regretted telling Nate he’d have to kill her. The last thing she wanted to do was plant an idea in his head. Only after she spoke did she remember that she never did see the remains of Nate’s … Continue reading

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The Virus part 5: The Malicious Dance

The two moved around the house in a silent malicious dance. Neither one wanted to be near each other, but too suspicious of the other to leave them alone.   “You know what I hate about you?” asked June, out … Continue reading

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The Virus part 4: Survival

The next few days were tense. Nate secretly monitored all of June’s activities. As much as he was loathed to allow it, June needed to leave the house to pick up groceries. His suspicions spiked when it took her an … Continue reading

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The Virus part 3: Secrets

“You know, you might be the key humanity’s survival,” said June. Nate licked his plate clean. “You should’ve been a chef. That was amazing.” “Did you hear what I said?” “Of course I’m the key. Don’t you think I know … Continue reading

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The Virus part 2: Alone

The two sat down at the kitchen table. June watched longingly as Nate took up his eating utensils and examined his lunchtime fare. He poked at the meatloaf and frowned.   “Know what I’m in the mood for? Pizza,” he … Continue reading

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The Virus part 1: The Food Source

The overcast sky seemed to reflect the mood of the entire world. Nate counted the raindrops on the window pane. He smiled when a heavy droplet of water streamed down, gathering others in its path, and rushed down to the … Continue reading

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Brought Down By A Microscopic Particle

Sabrina woke up with the feeling of razors scraping down the back of her throat.   “No, not today,” she said out loud. Each word burned as it flowed from her lungs. Her pillow bore the brunt of her violent … Continue reading

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Modern Alcoholics

Julien went around the conference table with his business team, shaking hands with clients. As soon as he sat down, he pulled out a bottle of hand sanitizer. Emilia, a business associate, leaned over and whispered, “You’re doing that now?” … Continue reading

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Virusgirl

After the morning rush at the coffee shop Sandy covered her mouth and ran to the back. Miguel noticed her and followed. “Are you okay?” asked Miguel. “I don’t feel so good,” mumbled Sandy. “You look pale.” “I threw up … Continue reading

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