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Going Out

“Katherine, you should come with us tonight,” her housemate Abby said. Katherine felt her throat tighten just a bit. Her mind, agile when she was comfortable, stalled, mired in a combination of panic and self recrimination. It was just a … Continue reading

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Watching Him Run Away

He has a nice smile. The thought came to her unbidden, as if placed there by someone else. Katherine smiled back, hoping to convey her appreciation of his courtesy. He passed her and she turned her head to watch him run … Continue reading

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Running Alone

He was new in town. Or he felt that way at least. He’d moved to the city six months ago. Every other day he ran 4 miles along the river trail. And every other day he saw her. Sometimes she … Continue reading

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The Package Arrives – Day 33

The good news.  They sent down a pod full of supplies!  The bad news.  It landed 3 miles away, on the other side of the river. Yes, yes, I know.  Landing an escape pod within 3 miles of a target … Continue reading

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The Beginning

Day 31 – June 18, 2163 -1800 Yes, yes, it’s been a few days.  What do you expect?  I am a second son after all.  My older brother, the golden boy, he’s been keeping a personal journal since he was … Continue reading

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Strangers

Darrell wandered the streets of Shaw with nostalgia and unease.  He hadn’t been back since he left for Morehouse, 15 years ago.  So much looked the same, and so much had changed.  He dreaded running into some of his old … Continue reading

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