Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Fish Expert

The small town of Anagnos on the Grecian coast enjoyed a reputation for great fishing. Part of this was due to the exploits and the sage advice blog of The Fish Expert. Stewart trudged along the beach past tourists and … Continue reading

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The Bet

The guards led former Prime Minister Gallaway through Traiter’s Gate. Senator Broughton looked smug as he walked beside him, pleased with his victory. “What’s in it for you?” said Gallaway. “You think I’ll actually reveal my plans?” snorted Broughton. The … Continue reading

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Birthday Greetings

In Portal, North Dakota, the US and Canadian customs agents often hung out together, telling tall tales about their respective countries. Morris, the American customs agent stood 6’10” and boasted nearly three-hundred pounds of solid muscle. Morris was used to … Continue reading

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Calibration Problem

Marconi’s submarine sandwiches were already famous when the diner upgraded their kitchens. When it was done, they claimed their nanotechnology ovens recreated their traditional flavors and textures perfectly. Quincy hoped it was true. “I’ll take the Hot Six-Inch Italian,” said … Continue reading

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Side Effects

Natalia Gantz, perhaps the richest woman in the world, gazed into the microscope. “Alright, doctor,” she sneered. “What am I looking at?” Doctor Bengtsdotter sighed privately. “This is a plant frozen in the normal way. See the ice crystals? They … Continue reading

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The Phone Call

Sheriff Tom Ramache had seen a lot of things happening on Parker Beach, but this one was new. He began the long walk from the coast road to the site. The cairn stood nearly five-feet tall. The man assembling it … Continue reading

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Virgin Birth

Governor Vittorio was a vain man. He liked to keep beautiful things around him. He restored the beauty of the ancient city of Tuscolio. He commissioned the massive sculpture, “Dance of the Satyrs” and placed it the City Center. Perhaps … Continue reading

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