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The last time Hicky visited this patch of dead-end-ville he’d told himself it was definitely the last time, yet here he was again, standing in the rubble and remembering why he’d detested his father so much. 150 more words

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“Cry Wolf,” Wen Li calmly explained. “A not very good movie from quite some time ago. No idea what it’s even doing in the archives up there. 227 more words

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this cover was intended for another in my recent frivolous if not utterly obnoxious series of fragments from books that don’t exist. the image is a color-modified logo of Cafe Bustelo, coffee from the Dominican Republic, which I’ve been drinking for decades but which recently has also become a de facto “ethnic stamp of approval” for Netflix original content, showing up prominently in every new show featuring people of color, so much so that I’ve taken to instagramming every occasion i come across. 127 more words

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Swinton Cargill sent the children off to place another bet and returned to swigging from his grandfather’s flask.

At this rate,” he thought, “ 299 more words

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Rory left the car running and ran back into the house to fetch her overnight bag because you never know. It’s true. You don’t. She never knew that car was going to take itself off down the hill and slam right into the neighbor’s shed, crushing the goat and both the rabbits. 160 more words

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By the time the ripples had reached the other side of the pond, Hirsut was gone, lost among the trees. Erbak waited for him to peek out from behind a bush, but he never showed. 192 more words

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Since Monday Maureen had talked mostly about the weather. There was a lot to talk about. There were wind gusts over sixty miles per hour and the rain accumulation was steady if modest. 192 more words

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