Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Frustrated Beast

After frantic calls from Naturalists for Environmental Research and Development Studies (NERDS), a park ranger set out in search for Dr. Perrimore. He found the camp, and it was an ugly scene. He carefully avoided stepping on the scattered body … Continue reading

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The Intervening Years

Ashley received a letter from Victoria after many years of silence. She rested in the drawing room with it. It read: Darling Sister, The rift between us must end. We are so different. I’m certain little has changed in our … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Defense

Patrick possessed a very rare and unusual mutation: he never got angry. In some ways it was a disadvantage. In one critical way, it ensured his survival. His son’s mutation was far different. Young Jeremy manifested his ability early in … Continue reading

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The Bane of Hubris

Valerie Huxley opened the grey doors. Inside rested…The Machine. Simon Petard brushed aside his greying hair. “So. This will restore my youth?” “Entirely,” assured Valerie. “And you, a mere woman, invented it?” “I have four degrees!” protested Valerie. Petard ignored … Continue reading

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The New Normal

“Dad, what are all these boats doing?” said sixteen-year old Brandon. He pointed at the boats crowding into to village’s harbor. “They’re all medical people, son,” said Vince. “They’re here to help.” Brandon frowned. “I didn’t know we had problems.” … Continue reading

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The Earth-shattering Kaboom

Naval patrol planes approached the scene, their aircrews on high alert. Warships of many nations approached the area concerned that some new weapon of mass destruction had been unleashed. Scientific teams from five countries hastily assembled and set out to … Continue reading

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The Story of the Skull

Young Andrew sat beside his grandfather at a bench overlooking the bay. The “new” dock stretched into the waters, though it was already thirty years old. An animal skull impaled on a gaffing pike in the half-sunken ruins of the … Continue reading

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