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A Tragedy of Tardiness

Wind whistled through the Doctor’s wispy white hair. The sense of release flooded through him, filling him with the ecstasy of liberation. One, last, deep intake of air… He jumps. In this one most of almost weightless freedom, Dr. Rackenbach … Continue reading

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Olympian bummer

Septimus. The seventh. Destined for greatness… Destined for grapeness more like! Ahem. By that I meant that I have a little problem with that addictive creation of Dionysus’ known as ‘wine’. It’s just so orgasmically delicious, alright? I don’t think … Continue reading

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“When he reached The New World, Cortés burned his ships…”

“I shoulda known you’d pull somethin’ like this.” I kept quiet, looking out the passenger’s window and ostensibly searching for a free parking space. The hiss in his voice told me that he was steamed, ready to pop. No need … Continue reading

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Inexplicably Irate

“Joe was the last person on Earth I expected to do that…” She was bawling, tears flowing down her pretty face like a waterfall. Detective Graham McCaffrey remained impassive. He had witnessed a lot of crying over his three decades … Continue reading

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Hounslow: Part II – Foresight

A few of the other patrons looked up as Olaf’s booming laughter echoed through the café. Some made faces of disapproval as he gleefully slammed his palm down on the table, evidently impervious to their mild expressions of scorn. Bromley … Continue reading

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Hounslow: Part I – Respiration

Bromley adjusted his RebreathableX4™ before departing the ground floor flat. The mask chafed, the gas tank was cumbersome as a fucking whale, and all his techie friends insisted that the Aironautica® was a far superior oxygen supplier. Bromley didn’t give a shit. As far … Continue reading

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