The Mayonnaise Murders, Chapter 8, Scene 2
/ April 22, 2015 0 COMMENTS

Actually, it turned out to be a long three days, which was how long it took before Deep Cluck showed up early one morning pounding on the door like he was desperate to get inside before something grabbed him. But pounding on somebody’s door early in the morning, especially after those somebodys have been playin’…

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The Mayonnaise Murders, Chapter 8, Scene 1
/ April 20, 2015 0 COMMENTS

I guess it was about another 20 minutes before we pulled up next to the safehouse, or safe shack, or whatever the hell this thing was supposed to be. Truth be told, it looked identical to the wreck we’d just left, and the air had that same scorched metal smell. Silence so loud it could…

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Fire and Wanda, Chapter 4, Scene 2
/ April 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS

It was Wanda’s voice, but with a silky tone stirred in that I couldn’t recall having heard before. But even if I didn’t recognize the sound on a conscious level, something deeper inside me recognized it all too well and began telegraphing relevant messages to all relevant body parts about what was about to go…

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Star Trek and Lieutenant Uhura’s fine brown legs
/ April 16, 2015 2 COMMENTS

When a lot of folks my age think of Star Trek’s early years, I’m guessing they’re maybe thinking of Captain James T. Kirk, or ‘Beam Me Up’ Scotty. Or the most famous pointed ears of all time, Leonard Nimoy’s Spock. Then again, maybe it’s the Starship Enterprise, which had to be one of the coolest-looking space…

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Who Stole the Zmulobeast? Chapter 4, Scene 2
/ April 16, 2015 0 COMMENTS

I took up a squat next to Georgie, then gave him a playful nip behind the ear. He grinned, mostly because he knew I did it as much to let whoever was watching know we were tight as I did to be friendly. “My days of looking for action in all the wrong places are…

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