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Two Brothers - Chapter 3: The Cons of Power.

Once more her hands race up the seams of the inner thigh of my jeans as she straddles my lap anxiously. My fingers dance across the small plastic buttons of her dress, plucking them undone one at a time with considerable expertise. 4,974 more words

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Blanche Dubous Meets "The Misfit" Courtesy of Me

When most of us living today hear the title “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”–Flannery O’Connor’s 1955  story–we smile and think of Mae West’s twist on it, “A hard man is good to find,” although Mae West (1893-1980) probably responded to the 1919 song… 429 more words

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Two Brothers - Chapter 2: The Wallace way of life.

Chapter 2

“The Wallace way of life”

English class went all too fast, classes with the beautiful Mrs Finx always did. She was one of the few younger staff at the school and one of the only staff that I respected enough to take their classes seriously. 3,818 more words

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Two Brothers - Chapter 1: The pros of power.

Chapter 1

“The pros of power”

2008

Her hands race up the seams of the inner thigh of my jeans as she straddles my lap anxiously. 3,696 more words

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Two Brothers - Prologue

Prologue

1994

‘Blimey! He’s not even thirteen and the wee one, only three. Poor little buggers, witnessing all that violence. Too young, too young,’ Nancy Frageist gossiped to her colleague, completely unaware that the two huddling boys could hear every single word that passed from between her snaggled teeth. 2,318 more words

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