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Sleep Will Banish Sorrow

by Allen KoppThe time was between ten and eleven and traffic was light. An occasional car went by, slowly, its lights reflected in wavering bars on...

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Mummy and Me

As soon as they saw the front of the train come whooshing out of the tunnel, all the mummies would grab hold of the wrists of their little girls and...

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The Indian in the Closet

My grandmother's house was a source of both joy and fear in my childhood; an unassuming white bungalow built by my great-grandfather's hands in 1915,...

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Bootleggers

Cain's got a rumrunner - Editor by Dale PhillipsThe line of bums looked like scarecrows in the rain, and I had to laugh. Here I was, smoking a cigare...

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Footprints in the Sky

The fact she had three legs never seemed to bother her too much, while not the most graceful or nimble canine in her old age she could still get ar...

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Where the Bodies are Buried

How shallow was a shallow grave?He’d never dug one before.  The hole before him, which he’d gouged out of the sandy soil in the heat of the dese...

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World's Best Zombie Slayer

My name is Shawn Clyde, and if anyone is reading this, I'm already dead. I'm corpsified. Six feet under.You get the idea.Technically, I'll be laying...

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Cold and Ancient

Washington was a sight to behold. The State that is. Escaping the abhorrent inferno of Texas summer to the crisp-cool weather, overcast skies, lush f...

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