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Chapter Nine: Everything I Know

Follow the links to other chapters in this story here. Darren’s knuckles were raw, bruised, and bloody. It had been awhile since he had enjoyed giving a good beating. Sometimes, Esmeralda had a good idea Darren could really sink his teeth … Continue reading

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Chapter 8: Just Wanted One Moment

Start the story from the beginning with these links: Ch 1, Ch 2, Ch 3, Ch 4, Ch 5, Ch 6. Darren slumped into the chair. He exhaled slowly and haphazardly tapped the table to a beat he heard once but couldn’t place. Who knew being … Continue reading

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Chapter 7: Poor Acclimation

This is the conclusion of this story. For the earlier chapters see Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5   “I suppose the green, spooky glow bodes ill for us,” Darren said. He was tired. The adrenaline was wearing off from his heroic stunt to save … Continue reading

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Chapter 6: The Ground Floor

Like this? Read Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, and Chapter 5 Darren stared at the gaping hole that used a porch and a front door. The stairs were crushed from the great weight of the Thing when it retreated. The inside was … Continue reading

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Chapter 5: Into the Fire

Check out former installments of this story: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, and Chapter 4. The rain stopped. Water drained from the roofs, percolating through the muddy streets and the silence. Thunder rumbled far away. The storm responded as if … Continue reading

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Chapter 4: A Dark and Stormy Night

Looking for more? Read the previous installments: Chapter One, Chapter 2, and Chapter 3 Thunderless lightning branched across the sky. The dark clouds held their rain like Darren was holding his breath. His footsteps scraped across the dirt road. He was loud, too … Continue reading

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Chapter 3: Time to Find that Damn Hero

Read Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 here. Darren sprinted through the dark city streets. Another agonizing scream reached his ears. He willed his legs to move faster. Jacob was supposed to be a distraction, a delay tactic. No one would miss that piece-of-shit arms … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: A Deal Gone Weird

Check out Chapter 1 and Chapter 3 here. “Lord Rinsen will appreciate your efforts moving arms to his front lines.” “I just would love to see Duke Wells’ face when he sees artillery pummel his murderous infantry ranks. Wish I could be there.” “No, … Continue reading

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Chapter 1: With a Gentle Hand

Check out Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 here. With a gentle hand she caressed the Weird. White eyes, lacking pupils, peered at her. The eyes were transient. The flesh of the Weird would absorb the eyes randomly and create others in different places along … Continue reading

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