The Curse of Gary (Part 17)

He crossed the hall and went back to the bedroom he had inspected earlier, the one with the unbreakable window. He placed the lollipop on the desk, and then fished out his phone, wallet and keys from his pockets, and put them on the desk as well. Victor took off his jacket and threw it... Continue Reading →

The Hitchhiker

In the narrow shade of a lone, long-dead tree, a hitchhiker sat on his oversized suitcase by the side of a country road. A truck approached and he stuck out his thumb, only to retract it moments later as the truck sped by. “What a way to spend your thirtieth birthday,” the hitchhiker grumbled to... Continue Reading →

Mossy’s Big Break

A few years ago my friend Mossy received about sixty grand inheritance when his grandpa died. Mossy didn’t have anything to do with the death, if that’s what you were thinking. Even if he wanted to he couldn’t have—his grandfather was on the other side of the globe at the time, holidaying in Jamaica. He... Continue Reading →

Blind Date

Soft music played, cutlery gently clinked against china, and the carefree conversations of happy couples filled the air. Meanwhile Boris looked down and realigned the spotless knife and fork in front of him. How glad he was to have something—anything—to make it look like he was busy. He was running out of ideas. He had... Continue Reading →

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