Short Story: The Agent at the Bar

“Admittedly, time travel confuses most everyone, especially those of us who travel through it, unable to get a lock on reality. My mentor taught me that when we want to be part of the present we make a sound, when just wish to pass through the present, we become an echo. Although I have developed […]

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Adam and Eve II Chapter 4 – The Sun Will Set Slow

Adam looked up from his fingers, rubbing the black paint into his fingertips as if it trying to rub out the bizarreness of the morning so far. He saw the sun and knew from its position in the sky that it was time to seek shelter. Ever since the apocalypse, surviving parents recited a short […]

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He Shoots, He… Scored?

The shot, wide open far right corner of net, a simple hook, a thousand times I have hit this very same shot. Easy day for Dempsey and team USA will move on to the Final 8. Over Germany to boot. Das Boot. Can’t help but make the connection. Leg back, cocked like the hammer of […]

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Adam and Eve II Chapter 3 – Time Travel

He woke up between two stacks of books, not recalling how he had landed in the spot, but feeling that vividness of his dream linger longer than normal. His second thoughts turned to how he could be so sure of who this person, Eve, was when he had never met her before. And yet, in […]

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Adam and Eve II Chapter 2 – Flash Forward

A normal morning walk through the world’s still life before the living wake to rearrange the artist’s studio. Grass still painted with dew, a shallow sea condensed from night’s ablutions and sins, uninterrupted by footprints rushing to salvation. Birds wake a joy that meditation cannot retain any more than the air retains notes of their […]

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Adam and Eve II Chapter 1

The train moved quickly behind the apartment buildings and the junk yards, all abandoned, all alike now. The few passengers who filled up the cabin en route the final enclave of civilization. Many thought this was the end, as he did too, given his practical nature after years in engineering. On what basis did he […]

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