Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Highest Bidder

“Sinbad” was the first person to take Harry’s invention seriously. So the fifteen-year old felt bad when FBI agents swept in and grabbed the Russian at Holbarth subway station, beside the payphone. FBI Agent Knight said, “Lemme see that thing.” … Continue reading

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A New Ending

Raul was fishing off the Portuguese coast when he found her. Thalassa climbed into his boat as he hauled on the nets. The mermaid was lovely. Beneath her sea green hair were two huge, enticing, glistening…green eyes. Thalassa told him … Continue reading

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Special

Atlanta in 2114 differed from much of the world. It was a counter-gravity society. Cars, signs, even buildings all floated in the air, held aloft by invisible counter-gravity beams. It changed the people there in curious ways. Talia and her … Continue reading

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The Critical Delay

The world’s most influential climate change skeptic, James Malhof, smoked a cigar on his yacht. Elatedly, he explained his method to a trio of bikini-clad, busty blonds. “It doesn’t matter what experts say,” he explained. “All I do is pretend … Continue reading

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The Reunion

Ray tried many elaborate schemes to sleep with Karen during high school. He never succeeded in impressing her. She liked him, just not in a sexual way. Ten years later, they reconnected through Facebook. Ray hadn’t changed. He claimed he … Continue reading

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A Delicate Woman

Prince Armine became enamored by the farmer’s daughter when still a boy. Angelica’s gentle, frail features glowed in sunlight. Her curly blond hair swirled like a halo as she smiled sweetly to everyone. Twice a day her tiny frame carried … Continue reading

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The Catalyst

Some people in the world function as catalysts, changing society simply by being there. Ainsley Cohen produced some of his greatest inventions in the old Watt Building just outside Birmingham, Alabama. Anytime Ainsley sequestered himself there everyone knew something world-changing … Continue reading

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