Monthly Archives: August 2017

How It Started

“It happened right here,” said tour guide Mary. She specialized in Massachusetts landmarks. “The temporal event that started it.” Sean looked at the building’s crumbling, ivy covered stones. “Wow, this building looks really old!” “It’s not, actually. This is a … Continue reading

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Lifelike

Sandy Bertram, curator at the Museum of Art, led Chief Occult Detective Weinberger to the site. The sculpture looked like a large white ring. Three arrows were embedded inside it, and blood streamed from the wounds. Bertram said, “Any idea … Continue reading

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Guns and Old Lace

Gilbert found his three elderly aunts in the garden, drinking tea. “Aunties!” he called. “Is everything alright?” “Why of course, Gilly,” said Gertie. She shoved a bowl into his hand. “Have some strawberries.” Gilbert ate the fruit with relish. They … Continue reading

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Safety Measure

Driving along empty streets, North Korean Defense Minister Kwan looked outside. A huge golden statue of Kim Il-Sung presided over an empty plaza. His phone rang and Kwan answered. “Do you have the new Safety Measure?” asked Foreign Minister Jang. … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

Nogal belonged to a race of aliens that could shape-shift. This ability was so integral to society it was part of education. To graduate from college, every student journeyed to Earth to study Humans in the form of a useful … Continue reading

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Propagating Idiocy

The spaceship landed in Oregon forests. Phelanth engaged the stealth fields, and the ship suddenly looked a camping tent. “Is that necessary?” said Phelanth’s wife, Aphaeria. “We Ipinians look like humans.” “Wow!” enthused their son, Egron, staring outside. “Trees! I … Continue reading

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The Smell Tester

Detective Sarawut Kurusarttra had solved an amazing twenty-three unsolvable cases in the city of Kanchanaburi, Thailand. Chief of Police, Kongpaisarn, demanded to know how he did it. Always honest to a fault, Sarawut showed him. Chaiprasit sat beside a row … Continue reading

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