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The Hounds at Our Heels

85 votes, average: 4.68 out of 585 votes, average: 4.68 out of 585 votes, average: 4.68 out of 585 votes, average: 4.68 out of 585 votes, average: 4.68 out of 5 (85 votes) (4.68)

Their howls sound of shattering glass. They’re excited, hungry, and terrifying enough to steal my attention from the indignant man in front of me, Ron Nielson. He marches on with orders while I sit alone in his office to listen to him and hounds bark at the moon. “You need to send Confirmed two, three … Continue reading The Hounds at Our Heels

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Small Town Blues Ch. 5

13 votes, average: 4.62 out of 513 votes, average: 4.62 out of 513 votes, average: 4.62 out of 513 votes, average: 4.62 out of 513 votes, average: 4.62 out of 5 (13 votes) (4.62)

*CRACKLE* “I SEE A RED DOOR AND I WANT TO PAINT IT BLACK…” Pain. Pain in the head. And the groin, but mostly the head. Made worse by the clock-radio’s shrieking declaration of its love for the darker portions of the color palette. I grope around to my left until I finally chance upon the … Continue reading Small Town Blues Ch. 5

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Small Town Blues Ch. 4

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*Click-shhhhhhh…* The not-quite-cold-enough beer can hisses in protest at being opened too early and half-heartedly spits out a blob of foam that threatens to run over its edge and onto the table before I catch it. Slurping through the foamy head at the top of the can I eventually hit liquid beer and then keep … Continue reading Small Town Blues Ch. 4

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Small Town Blues Ch. 2

19 votes, average: 4.84 out of 519 votes, average: 4.84 out of 519 votes, average: 4.84 out of 519 votes, average: 4.84 out of 519 votes, average: 4.84 out of 5 (19 votes) (4.84)

*CRACKLE* “IN THE SUMMERTIME WHEN THE WEATHER IS HIGH YOU CAN STRETCH RIGHT UP AND TOUCH THE SKY. WHEN THE WEATHER’S FINE YOU GOT WOMEN YOU GOT WOMEN ON YOUR MIN-“ My hand comes down on the alarm clock with enough force to render a lesser appliance into slag. “AAAAAUUUUUUGH” I groan up at the … Continue reading Small Town Blues Ch. 2

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