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Diving Into Darkness

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The boy made up his mind by the first strike of lightning as he swam hard towards the raft.
It was an eight-foot square platform made from treated pine, green…

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The Eternal Embrace

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She could barely lift the pen as she struggled for breath.  It was a contract.  One that was worth a thousand times more than anything she had ever signed…

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Beyond the Wall

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I lie in bed, sleeping, yet awake.  I can see my dog staring at me from the mattress on the floor next to the TV stand.  She looks confused,…

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This Side of Heaven

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The following short story is based on the experiences of Jack Fletcher from the upcoming book “Without the Water”.  The song “Forever my Love”, was inspired by this scene…

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After the Frost

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The soldier couldn’t believe his eyes as he watched the farmer sitting smack-dab in the middle of combat.  And of all things, smiling.  He sat cross-legged and calm, as…

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The Outsider

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(The following short story is from the upcoming book The Jewel of Pandean)

As the two separated after entering the saloon, the outsider didn’t acknowledge a single man as they…

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Abigail and the Agaric

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Abigail bent down to take a closer look at the mushrooms growing on the fallen tree that lay in the middle of the park.

“It’s poisonous”, she told Joshua, who…

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The Bridge

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The man’s panic could be felt all the way from the top of the bridge as the water below engulfed his car.  He was frantically clawing at the door,…

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IMbalance

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“It’s easier this way, you know, being dead.  There’s no more reason for others to hear you, there’s no more reason for trying to be heard.  You’re just here,…

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A Hidden Process

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The rain fell with rhythmic purpose as the man sat still in the dimly lit corner of the small diner.  Not a single person was aware of his presence…