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The Angle of Attack: Second Intermission & Chapter 14


SECOND INTERMISSION From her office window, she watched him shuffle across the street, shoulders hunched, and head down like a kicked dog. Without looking up, he navigated the crowded sidewalk as though being guided by remote control and disappeared through … Continue reading

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The Angle of Attack: Chapter 13


Chapter 13* “You really going to meet that motherfucker?” said Dylan Glazer swinging the axe, the black grip of a handgun poking out the back of his elastic blue jeans as he brought it down. The last of the firelogs … Continue reading

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The Angle of Attack: Chapter 12


Chapter 12* Had the train been going full tilt when Harold, flying on Oxy, stumbled into its path, there wouldn’t have been much left besides chunks of flesh, organ and bone, perhaps the odd recognizable chunk. But since it had … Continue reading

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The Angle of Attack: Chapter 11


Chapter 11* “AA 759 simulation successfully programed.” My simulator had been stranded with Ally until now and I was surprised to discover I had missed that chirpy digital voice. Normally it had the effect of inducing a stream of sexually … Continue reading

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The Angle of Attack: Chapter 10


Chapter 10* I crunched up a meandering path through the forest, the same one Dani had materialized from earlier that morning, as the night soaked through the last orange cinders burning on the outskirts of the sky. With the darkness … Continue reading

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The Angle of Attack: Chapter 9


Chapter 9* To please Ally I had kept my hair spartanly cropped after losing a bet with Melanie but now, in an effort to conceal my identity, I had started growing it out. But having been recognized twice in as … Continue reading

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The Angle of Attack: Chapter 8


Chapter 8* A warm bar of sun infiltrating a gap in the heavy curtains fell across my face and lit up the backs of my gummy eyelids. I hauled myself up in the old bed, its springs protesting loudly as … Continue reading

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