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At Last, An Explanation – Gargleblaster Microstories #223

“We found a bullet lodged in the Senator’s brain,” said the coroner. “It destroyed a significant amount of brain tissue.” “So that killed him,” said Lieutenant Lieberman. “Nope.” “It doesn’t explain his sudden death?” “No, but it does explain his … Continue reading

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The Payment – Gargleblaster Microstories #213

“I’ll get that,” said Senator Hallsmith, taking the restaurant check. Esmerelda grinned approvingly, still sticky from their bedtime “exertions” earlier. “I always pay,” said Hallsmith. Esmerelda flashed a brilliant smile. Oh you’ll pay alright, she thought. Or your wife sees … Continue reading

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A Rude Guest – Write on Edge

Written for the Write on Edge writing challenge. A story about a man who would not listen to friendly advice begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction A Rude Guest “In here, sir,” said Ali as he pulled the tent … Continue reading

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Cat’s Purr – Trifecta

Written for the Trifecta writing challenge week 111. A story about a politician who is “influenced” begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction Cat’s Purr The television blared with people being interviewed. “Senator Powers makes me feel good about the … Continue reading

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