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Peripheral Visions by James Rumpel

Peripheral Visions by James Rumpel Alan was never a close friend. He was just sort of there. Even in high school, he wasn’t a big part of my social group but he was always...

A Promise to Leila by Gregory E. Lucas

A Promise to Leila by Gregory E. Lucas On her deathbed, Leila Adams raised her withered hand and stopped a tear streaking her husband’s furrowed cheek.  “Promise to remember me without sadness,” she said. ...

The Grey Smudge by David Sweeney

The Grey Smudge by David Sweeney 1 I’ve learned two things in the last three weeks. I find that even as I write this now I can hardly believe that it has only been...

What can you tell me about mercy? by Jeff C. Stevenson

What can you tell me about mercy? by Jeff C. Stevenson Tim wasn’t looking for a fortune teller, but since he needed one, he suddenly saw their signs everywhere. Walk-ins Welcome. So he did...

The Solstice Queen by Alex Jensen

The Solstice Queen by Alex Jensen Derek Mill wrote a book about his own life. Three years ago the autobiography awarded him 750,000 dollars. This year he was awarded 150,000 dollars for writing the...