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Can I Keep It, Chapter 6

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Before you ask, the commissioner really liked the idea of a chapter that went in this direction. But before you complain to him, so did I. The Alps “Motherfucking cuntwaffles.” David stared at Farida for a moment, mind trying to get hold of that particular litany of curses, while she fiddled with her phone. “Oh … Continue reading Can I Keep It, Chapter 6

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Can I Keep It, Chapter 5

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France The four of them sat on the bus. It was going to be a very long ride. There were not many other people on the bus, and they’d managed to snag two pairs of chairs right next to one another. The morning had been the usual flurry of activity as they packed up their … Continue reading Can I Keep It, Chapter 5

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Go!

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“You’re from around here?”

The gorgeous bartender’s surprise was a bit understandable, since it was safe to say this ski resort didn’t necessarily cater to the ‘dying northern Maine mill town’ demographic.

“Oh, ayuh.” I nod in the affirmative.

“Whereabouts?” she asks, as I put my ID back in my wallet. The little plastic rectangle still has a tangible chill.

Seems like a silly question, but it’s not unreasonable for her to assume that the address on my driver’s license isn’t current.

“Castle Rock.” I say with a straight face.

She pauses for a moment. Clearly this girl has read her some Steven King.

“C’mon…..really- where are you from?”

“Cabot Cove?”

She didn’t say anything right away, but her eyes lit up.

“Jessica Oba-san?” she finally asks me excitedly.

“I’m sorry- what?”

“Oh…I’m sorry….” she gushed enthusiastically. “It’s just that we used to get Murder She Wrote on TV when I was growing up. Except in Japanese, it was called The Case Files of Jessica Oba-san. I used to love watching that show.”

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Can I Keep It, Chapter 4

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Spain David woke up, which was quite to his surprise. Even more surprising was that nothing hurt. Diffuse light streamed in through a window. The distant sound of waves crashing against the shore filled the air with a comfortable rush. Under normal circumstances, he would have taken the time to slowly awaken to the day. … Continue reading Can I Keep It, Chapter 4

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Can I Keep It, Chapter 3

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England It was about 6 AM when David woke up. A light dusting of snow had fallen across the lot where they had bivouacked during the night. It was little more than a dusting of frost on the leaves, but the cold was enough to make him huddle down under the sleeping bag. Farida had … Continue reading Can I Keep It, Chapter 3

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Can I Keep It, Chapter 2

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Germany David opened his eyes, as the airplane touched down. Farida lay in the chair next to him, halfway onto his lap because of the small chairs. Her soft brown skin pressed against his side pleasantly in the chill air, and her dark hair lay across his chest. She was also heavy, and his right … Continue reading Can I Keep It, Chapter 2

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