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Gift Part 15

Geoffrey sat inside the ambulance wrapped in a blanket, blandly watching the scene before him. Two other ambulances, two fire trucks and …

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“More salmon, Jake!” The American launched a fat arm across the table to grab the only platter of fish, sending a 1980 …

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No, no, no!  I scuttle left, right, back, forward, my antennae twitch frantically searching for the rich dark warmth of the earth. …

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Jerry closed the basement door behind him and listened to the clinking of chains on the other side of the door.  He …

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Hell is other people.                    – Sartre   There’s no denying it: Vanya’s a hero. Brave and fearless, he returned from the …

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Ben was puffing from having sprinted down the platform. Thirty years ago he wouldn’t have raised a sweat, but now his legs …

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  I. I am going to Turkey.   Post covid, of course. When – I don’t know. Where – mainly Istanbul. How …

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The door whines shut as heaving workman lever the latches shut.  Finally, it’s dark. “Are they gone?”  A tiny twelve-inch monitor blinks …

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The surface of the Great River was completely still. Leaning over the rail of the royal barge, Lysandra gasped at the beauty …

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Unfamiliar strings of sinew are lodged between her teeth and Beth pokes absently at them, eager to dispel the odd sensation, but …

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