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Eckstein No.5

Fortune Raïsaic looted six more bodies on his way out of the graveyard but only found talismans and mementos of superstition, and those tokens had not saved their owners, so he left them untouched lest provoke their rotten luck. Throughout the … Continue reading

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Cold bones and hollow veins anchored Reuben Remus to the corner. He shrunk into the hardwood and cupped his ears to guard himself from the sadness around him. Panicked cries and frenzied shouts battered the outside of his window. Despair … Continue reading

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Vanishing Acts

“… Terra trusted that gravity would resolve the remainder of her task. And so it did… She kept Callimachus calm during that six-story free fall, providing his mind with the same weightlessness that his body was experiencing. The fantastic conclusion … Continue reading

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Levitate

“…Between street vendors and rhythmic breathing; down pathetic streets and machine-gunned intersections; around bashful emotions both true and fake; and with rising erections warmed by music that was surely imagined they neared the outskirts of Warsaw, Poland. The attitude of … Continue reading

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a history reborn

There is always time for rewrites… Here is the updated history of a young Reuben Remus. __________ “It was 1918 – war’s end – time to rebuild. The resurgence of intellectualism reinvigorating Poland attracted Benjamin and Martha Remus to the Mokotòw district of … Continue reading

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Holy Communion

“You seek answers to a question you do not fully understand,” seethed the darkness from within Father Bellemare. “Could this be a question of religion, and, subsequently, an answer of Faith? Yes, I think so!” — the sonorous boom of … Continue reading

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The in-between spaces

“… They departed for Paris without first saying farewell to the colossal, spiraling pine trees that guarded their path. Juno searched for the creases — they were everywhere, after all — and once she had found one she simply peeled away … Continue reading

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