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A Second Fragment From The Diary of A Chimeranologist

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The early 19th century roars ahead as modern science begins taking shape. Its adherents charge ever onward to discover the unknown and detail the obscure. Despite being a woman, the intrepid kikimora of noble birth, Sashenka Demidov, counts herself among them. Having narrowly avoided the grip of death in the forests of South Africa, she awakes in an inhospitable land of red sand and scorching heat, determined to continue her quest to shine a light upon the monster girls of this world.

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Father’s Day

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If there’s anything our town is quite good at, it’s bland, generic-looking strip malls.
And it was at just such a mall at the corner of Yavapi and Maricopa that salvation came in the form of the After School Special.

Problem was, this was going to be a pretty tough sell to my wife.

“We’re here.” I announce as I kill the engine and get out of the truck, uncomfortably aware that the way the ‘After School Special’ sign was arranged, it appeared to be highlighting the word ASS.

Sakaali opened her door and I headed over to the passenger side to help her out.

“Graham- what is this place?” Sakaali asked, her skepticism apparent.

“Somewhere that’s not too crowded on father’s day.” I explain. “Sometimes me and Art will grab a couple of beers here.”

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Young Lives & Old Scars

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”Sincerely, I believe that there isn’t any string of words that can come close to describing what goes through your mind when everything around you is shouting that death is a stone’s throw away. I for one have never been able to find that magic combination of words . . . though sometimes I wish I could, since it would mean one less failure haunting me. And tonight, I can feel that incident so vividly…”

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Wormhole Ch.8

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With his outlook on mamono improving, Jason prepares for his next challenge. But with Veina dead-set on being in his life, Jason contemplates his need to constantly push Veina away. Is it simply a survivor trying to return home, or perhaps something else…

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A Fragment From the Diary of a Chimeranologist

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“The Hybridus Humanoids or ‘Monster Women’ that we write about are but a shadow of this planet’s immense biodiversity, as all across the globe there are species just waiting to be discovered.” These are not the sentiments of some wretched Fantasy author in the Modern Era. No, this is the 19th century, and the proverbial determination of one aristocratic Kikimora to travel beyond her home to discover all that the world has to offer.

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