Bay City Runaway – Part 8

I walked home a little more briskly than usual, skipping McMillen’s again. I wanted to know how Amy’s day had been; see her safe in my apartment. When I arrived, I was relieved to find her sitting in my club chair, swirling brandy in one of my crystal snifters. On the living room table were …

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Bay City Runaway – Part 7

As a child, people called me Lucky. I had an uncanny knack for finding money everywhere I went--quarters, dollar bills, fives, and, on three separate occasions, twenties--which drove my older brother Mike absolutely crazy.

Fly By Night: Chapter 3 – Benchwarmer

home page Now, if you're feeling kinda low 'bout the dues you've been paying;Futures coming much too slow,And you wanna run but somehow you just keep on staying,Can't decide on which way to go.Yeah, yeah, yeah. I understand about indecision,But I don't care if I get behind.People living in competition;All I want is to have …

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Underground Tourist – Part 5

“Your old fashioneds, gentlemen” said a beautiful East Asian woman in a silk cheongsam dress carrying a tray. She set their drinks in front of them on napkins, and then put a plate of steamed dumplings between them. “Chuck Wo’s famous spicy pork dumplings, courtesy of Chuck Wo himself.” “Why thank you, Miss--”, began Melchior. …

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Fly By Night – Chapter 2 – Part 2

Warning: Adult Content Ashley was floored. She hadn't heard her husband drop the F-Bomb since college. "What!!?" Ashley broke into hysterical laughter until she saw that Daniel's face was serious. "I mean, really? (giggle) Why did he call you a ratfucker, honey?" She was visibly holding back giggles. "I don't know," he said looking straight into his wife's laughing …

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Bay City Runaway – Part 5

I fell in and out of sleep that night, awaking to dreams of a former life. I dreamed that I was with Laura again. We were watching TV together. I could smell her perfume. I vaguely remember the nurse coming in to feed me another oxycodone. When I woke up the next morning, pale light …

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Underground Tourist – Part 4

Underground Tourist Home “Hey, guys!” shouted Robbie trying to pull out his wallet, “We have our--” But it was too late.  They had hoods over their heads and were being muscled into the van. “What did we do?” Melchior shouted over the van engine, but there was no answer. “Goddamn it, Mel,” said Robbie, “I …

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Fly By Night – Chapter 2: Part 1

Passion There are many ways to say I love you.There are many ways to say I care about you.Many ways, many ways,Many ways to say I love you. Fred Rogers, There are Many Ways Fly By Night Home Daniel sits in his car, keys in the ignition, eyebrows furrowed, thinking. Is it really as simple …

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