Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Missing

The wax museum in New Mexico was full of the most life-like sculptures. Each case glowed with green lighting. At the alien head case young Annette screamed and began to cry. Bryan hugged her close. “It’s okay sweety. It’s not … Continue reading

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The Testing

During the time of slavery pseudo-scientific tests matched white men against slaves in 100-meter sprints. The slaves were beaten, malnourished, and forced to run in chains. Predictably, the wholly unmotivated slaves performed poorly. It’s little-known that the tests were originally … Continue reading

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True Magic

Maureen sat down with a sigh outside of a Turkish cafe in New York. A street performer saw her and immediately recognized a tourist. “I am Vasile Karetskya!” he bowed. “One of only 1,313 True Magicians in the entire world. … Continue reading

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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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