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Trinity, The Disillusioned Patriot
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Trinity, The Disillusioned Patriot

Trinity was having a tough time. She was the sole owner and employee of her own internet security company. However, since the pandemic hit, she had been struggling to get any new clients. It was bad enough she had a rocky start, leaving the armed forces under a bad conduct discharge because of her alcoholism....

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Scapegoat

I was in the mall on Sunday. We still go to the malls and parks and other public places, even after all this time. I don’t know why, when you consider the risks, but humans are creatures of habit, I guess. Whatever the reason, I found myself in the mall on a Sunday, and it...

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I Awoke to The Sound of One Hand Clapping

I Awoke to The Sound of One Hand Clapping. It is a very distinctive sound. It is not, in any way, just like half the sound of two hands clapping, just as two hands clapping are not one-fiftieth of the sound of one-hundred hands clapping. I quickly got out of my bed and headed towards...

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Literature in the News

This is the ongoing news and politicization of books in publicly funded libraries, in schools or otherwise. Ground News is reporting that “the Keller Independent School District” in Texas is “removing all books that were challenged last year within the school district, including the Bible, ‘The Bluest Eye’ by Toni Morrison and a graphic novel...

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The Foot Rub

The husband rubbed his hands up and down his wife’s legs, feeling the softness of her skin. She was lost in her e-book, not paying any attention to him. He frowned a little as he massaged her feet, wondering if she even cared. Did she even know how much he loved giving her foot rubs?...

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Amazon Return Controversy

On February 2022, euronews.culture reported about a survey circulating concerning “Amazon changes its policy on ebook returns.” There’s also an embedded TikTok from @ranchernikii with another TikTok link to Brooke_and_books questioning this all. Meanwhile, this past couple of months for those following such hashtags as #AmazonIsNotALibrary, you’ll find upset Indie authors complaining about the skyrocketing...

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The Promise

Larry crawled upside down, his legs and arms holding him to the crossbars of the jungle gym above as he made his way towards the train engine. It was a clever design; the wrapping bars and wooden frame gave children many angles to climb on while creating the overall shape of a train. The engine...

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To My Love, Toaster

Author Dedication- To my toaster, you’ve brought me so much joy. She had always known she was different. Other girls dreamed of their prince sweeping them off their feet, but she wasn’t like that. She never felt the need for a partner, or the desire to be intimate with anyone. In fact, she found the...

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Literature in the News

Nancy Crampton Brophy, author of the essay and book, “How to Murder Your Husband” and “The Wrong Husband”, has been found guilty of murder of her husband, chef Daniel Brophy. Evidently the romance novelist told her cellmate how she did the crime. Crampton Brophy even swapped out the barrel of the gun she purchased to...

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Still as the Machine

Handman moved silently despite the bulk of his armor, the ballistic plastic of his boots barely making a noise as he ran stealthily to the cover of the wall. The Blat Blat Blat of the rocket launcher was much closer now, only a few paces away and behind the wall that was most of what...

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