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The Game

Diana paused for a moment to catch her breath. She had made it to the end of the tournament but she was lagging hard. Yukiko was better than her, that much was clear at this point. She was moving faster, and returning her serves faster than she Diana could move. What made it worse was… Continue reading The Game

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Shrapnel

Another shell sounded not far off as Zach cradled his shattered leg. “We have to keep moving!” Mark yelled in his ear. “I’m not going anywhere, Zach responded looking down at his leg. Half was exposed, ripped apart by the shrapnel that had grazed their foxhole. “You go!” Mark shook his head. “No way I’m… Continue reading Shrapnel

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Depression

Jared used to like spending time with friends, but recently it had been easier to just stay at home on weekends. Ever since he lost his job, he felt directionless. Slowly his savings had been shrinking and soon he knew he’d no longer be able to pay for rent. This, of course, had the effect… Continue reading Depression

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Deadlines

Paris was in a cold sweat. She was way behind on her deadline, and inspiration just wouldn’t come to her. She knew that she only had around three hours to work on the article and she kept glancing over to her editor. He was not going to be happy. Usually, Paris wasn’t the type of… Continue reading Deadlines