Wednesday Briefs: December 6, 2017

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Denied: Chapter Eight by Cia Nordwell

“Yes. It’s all yours. You control who comes in. All you have to do is place your hand on the sensor and it will open.”

I looked at the pad inside the door. “From inside?”

“Yes, Cohen. You are not a prisoner on my ship, you’re a guest. It is probably best that you don’t wander around alone, since I don’t want you to get lost, but you’re not trapped here. If you wish to go out, just hit this button which will page the bridge. Someone is on duty at all times and can provide you with assistance.”

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Wednesday Briefs: November 29, 2017

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Here Kitty Kitty: Chapter 2.1 by Carol Pedroso

Simon spun around and stared in open-mouthed shock.

Where there had once been a cat now sat a big black man with hair the same silver as the cat’s had been.

“Who are you?” Simon blurted the first thing that came into his head. “Where did the cat go? Where are the cubs? Are they safe? Who are you?”

“You asked that last question twice.” The man’s tone was calm and unruffled.

“What?” Simon was lost for words. “I’m freaking out and all you can say is I’ve asked the same question twice? How about you start giving me some answers?”

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Wednesday Briefs: November 22, 2017

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Here Kitty Kitty: Chapter 1.2 by Carol Pedroso

A pained whimper snapped Simon’s attention away from the hiding cubs and back to the adult. Now he took more notice he saw the adult held one paw off the floor.

He moved closer slowly and started to hum a tune his mother had used on their farm to calm the animals when they were nervous.

The cat watched his every move but didn’t seem like it was going to pounce and rip him apart. Simon reached out for the affected paw, still humming.

“Let me look. Come on sweet thing. I may be able to help.”

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Wednesday Briefs: November 15, 2017

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Unison Island: Short Scene by Carol Pedroso

“Quick, call an ambulance!” the barmaid called as she tried to stem the flow of blood bubbling around the embedded shard of glass.

“What happened?” someone shouted.

“Where’s my drink?” another slurred voice called.

“Let me through,” a strong voice demanded. “I’m a healer move.”

The crowd parted and Jamie dropped to his knees by the bleeding man.

“What happened?” he asked as he started running a diagnosing spell.

“Greg was reaching for a whiskey bottle on the top shelf. The shelf must have been loose coz it fell. The bottles smashed and a shard buried itself in his chest.

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Wednesday Briefs: November 7, 2017

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The Sheriff #37 (9.6) by Julie Lynn Hayes

After having finished their cake and pronounced it delicious, the four men headed toward the door. Lee extended an invitation to dinner the following night. For both of them.

“You should take him up on that,” Marshall said with a grin. “He’s gonna barbecue.”

Roy patted his stomach. “I never turn down good food, especially not Lee’s que. Guess we’ll see you then.” He held the check for their table in one hand. Lee had tried to claim it when the waitress brought it, but Roy had been too quick for him.

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Wednesday Briefs: November 1, 2017

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The Sheriff #36 (9.5) by Julie Lynn Hayes

The four men took a booth together back in the corner. Dustin found himself sitting next to Roy on one side, Marshall and Lee across from them. Nobody stared at him, but he knew they had to have questions. Luckily, Roy took the lead. Once they’d placed their orders with the waitress, he explained what was going on, beginning with the burglaries in Tucker Falls, and ending with Jordan’s probable involvement.

“This guy is real bad news,” Roy said. “A real asshole. He needs to be put away for a long long time.”

“Wow,” Marshall said. “That is unreal. Are you okay, Dustin?”

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Wednesday Briefs: October 25, 2017

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Byron Kendall: Part 2 by Johayan

We were camped on the edge of a small river and had been enjoying fresh lake trout for dinner.  Several of adults, including dad, were sitting around camp having a few beers and bullshitting.  Me, my older cousin Jerry, and a bunch of the younger cousins decided we were going to go swimming and exploring til evening. We hiked up the river a mile or two and decided we’d hang out there. We had a helluva time swimming, which beats being in camp sweating yer balls off, but it was getting dark enough that we decided we should head back to camp.

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