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    Angel of Death: A Noir Short Story

    by  • June 17, 2013 • Fiction Projects • 0 Comments

    There was something dangerous in the air tonight. It might have been the lingering thunderclouds, or the ugly rain they sputtered. It could have been that bottle of bourbon, as yet unopened on the corner of my desk. But, most likely, it was the redhead in a dark blue dress. She was soaked from...

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    Do You Know What Is and Isn’t Covered?

    by  • June 1, 2013 • Freelance Writing Samples, Kim Hughes/Real Estate • 0 Comments

    A survey released in May by InsuranceQuotes.com shows that many Americans are not fully aware of what their homeowner insurance covers or doesn’t cover. It shows, for example, that about half of those surveyed did not know their insurance policy would not cover damage caused by an earthquake. “Many consumers are purchasing insurance without...

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    Advocate 003

    by  • May 31, 2013 • Advocate • 1 Comment

    Chapter 3: The Object I am. There is a moment, perhaps for all of us, when we become aware of ourselves. Perhaps it is like seeing our reflection in a mirror. Perhaps not. Given the variables, it is possibly different for everyone. But for me, it is nothing more than awareness where...

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    Advocate 002

    by  • May 23, 2013 • Advocate • 2 Comments

    Chapter 2: For Every Action The airlock door slammed shut. Silently, now that the atmosphere of the small corridor had escaped. Eddie stared at the hatch, stunned. His mind was fighting to reject what he’d just seen. The command module was gone. Timmons, Kowslowski and Alexei. Gone. Alexei, at least, had been suited...

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    Advocate 001

    by  • May 16, 2013 • Advocate • 1 Comment

    Chapter 1: Greet the Stars Too much noise, thought Eddie Vogel as he worked to reconnect broken data relays in the tunnel leading from the command module to the habitat module.  There were at least three alarms buzzing and blaring, warning of fire, pressure loss and atmospheric poisons.  Someone was screaming in the command...

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