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Deep Freeze [Consolidated all parts]


It all began the day I performed an amniocentesis in my modest medical clinic in the small town of Herring’s Jaw. The needle had penetrated Claudia’s abdominal wall and the uterus and just as I was about to draw the … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze – Conclusion


Note: for readers of this blog, if any, the first 13 parts of this piece are available at https://requiemforthedamned.com/2013/12/01/deep-freeze-consolidated-first-11-parts/. From the leaded windows of the second floor, stiff drink in hand, I scanned the large gray-stone terrace out back of … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze – Part XIII


Note: for readers of this blog, if any, the first 12 parts of this piece are available at https://requiemforthedamned.com/2013/12/01/deep-freeze-consolidated-first-11-parts/. I will post the final installment over the next couple of weeks. It was mid-May, almost 4 months after the crash, and … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze – Part XII


I had been so darkly preoccupied with the drowning at the Chattering Teeth, I actually had not noticed any increase in the size of Marylyn’s breasts. So I just sat there inertly, except for rapidly blinking eyelids, and speechless with … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze – Part XI


“Where the hell have you been?!” shouted Marilyn as I stalked into the house. “What?” I muttered grumpily, patting Ben’s head as I shook off my boots. “Hiking, like I told you.” “Hiking?! You’ve been gone all day! It’s been … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze – Part X


Power from my backup generator kicked in not long after the outage. The town’s regulations stipulated that all buildings be equipped with one. It was a very good thing too as, for the next 4 days straight, steady freezing rain … Continue reading

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Deep Freeze – Part IX


Claudia and Brody never questioned their baby’s hideous deformity, presumably because they had concluded it was the direct result of Brody’s punch. I, however, knew that it bore all of the characteristics of a needle injury suffered during a botched … Continue reading

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