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Chapter 15: Thorne

So, where are we now? Will, once he got used to judging distance with his eyes again,  took a teaching position at a near-by college. He was going to find a place of his own but I asked him to … Continue reading

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Chapter 14: Beginning

While we were in Madame Verdi’s vanishing shop, not much time seemed to have passed. It wasn’t night, and I could still hear the police raid on the Dead Rabbits gang in progress. Rose made me turn around and pealed … Continue reading

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Chapter 13: Exposed

I was going to call. I was going to pick up the phone and dial and finish this time, then I saw a flash of green in the mirror. “Oh damn it, what now?” I went to look anyway. I … Continue reading

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Chapter 12: Gone

Rose had to turn her back to get her phone out, she was wearing her jeans under the dress and the phone was in her pocket. “Hello?” she answered it. All the colour and happiness washed out of her face … Continue reading

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Chapter 11: Christmas Gifts

  “Maggie, I need another thinking thing.” Maggie looked up from her latest letter. “About what?” “Christmas.” We’d skipped Christmas last year- no one had even brought it up. This year, I wanted to do something. Maybe not something large, … Continue reading

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Chapter 10: Falling

I was sitting in the library, composing a note/letter to leave in a book for Rose when I heard her door open. I threw the hood up on my jacket- I still didn’t like being seen by anyone so I … Continue reading

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Chapter 9: Frustration

My elation was short lived. The next day, Rose refused to come out of her room. I tried to coax her out but she just told me to “Go away.” So I started leaving her meals on a tray in … Continue reading

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