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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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Wednesday Briefs: October 18, 2017

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Denied: Chapter One by Cia Nordwell

The wall burst open. I trembled, retreating to my corner.

“Hey.”

I huddled into a ball. Men! Where did they come from? Earth was so far away.

“We found another, Zeke.” One crouched down, creeping closer. Another man came in, and I cringed. They were too close. “What’s his file say?”

The new one looked at the square device my captors always carried. “Deprivation for sexual reprogramming.”  

“Sadistic bastards. How long?”

“Seven years, Captain.” The men both cursed and stared. I wanted them to stop looking at me like that. “He’s barely eighteen. He was just a kid—still is.”

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Wednesday Briefs: October 11, 2017

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The Sheriff #33 (9.2) by Julie Lynn Hayes

“What was that all about?” Jordan whispered angrily in Dustin’s ear. He’d looped an arm about Dustin’s waist and gripped him tightly, as if he thought Dustin might try to wriggle away.

Which he certainly would, if he could.

Still pumped over seeing Roy so unexpectedly, Dustin pushed off from Jordan and took a step back, putting a slight distance between them, but keeping out of Denver’s sight. He didn’t want to his cousin to come any closer to Jordan than he could help. Bad enough he was in Jordan’s sights, but Dustin was working on fixing that. “What do you mean? What was what all about?”

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Wednesday Briefs: October 4, 201

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An Offer I Could Not Refuse by Michael Mandrake

For the longest of time, I’d been avoiding him even when I knew in my heart what I wanted; a committed relationship where I could call that other person my very own. Yet, I was too afraid to accept his advances. He’d approached me several times, offering a romantic dinner on the rooftop overlooking the city, and in every instance I’d refused.  Despite my intense attraction for this being, I could not fathom betraying those who were close to me.

On several occasions, he tried his best to convince me otherwise. Every chance he got, he would somehow figure out …

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