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Feathers and Ash

As I step away from Max, I need to get away. The girl is gone and… My foot bumps into something. “Bitsy, don’t move,” Colin says with one hand outstretched as if wanting to catch me. He is too far … Continue reading

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Ash

The sheets move and I take a step back, bumping into a bed behind me. Briefly it wobbles and then falls. The noise echoes around the front of the hospital. More sheets are moving. I watch, horrified. Then reason asserts … Continue reading

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The Obstacle Course

“Here,” Colin hands me a handkerchief. A real one. It is slightly rumpled but clean. I mumble a thank you and dab at my eyes. “I wasn’t expecting this,” Max says. I agree, although I think it is an odd … Continue reading

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Accident and Emergency

“It’s so quiet,” I say and wince at how loud my voice is. Colin nods and Max is walking too far head to acknowledge that I’ve said anything. “What do you think has happened?” I know that I am talking … Continue reading

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The Road

“She said nothing else, just that you are gone once you catch it,” I say. “Gone… That could mean anything?” Max exclaims. Colin stays thoughtful, just looking around us. “What?” I say, noticing Colin’s wariness. “You expecting a horde of … Continue reading

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