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    Howard sat chomping on a sour green apple. He mashed the apple between his teeth, biting down hard on the green fruit and tearing apart bits of the yummy treats.  Howard was not consumed by ravenous hunger; rather, he wanted to finally lose his front tooth. He had spent the last few days chewing gum, sugary ...
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    The following fictional letter is for entertainment purposes only Dear Valerie, I know we’ve been married for 28 years. During this time, you have given an amazing daughter. Nothing brought me greater joy than seeing Sam get married last. I’m so grateful that I could walk my baby girl down the aisle, but as usual, ...
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    Read previous chapters of Infected here. Hadera crept slowly down her office’s semi-darkened hallway. She started to hear eerie noises coming from the nearby office rooms. Hadera was shaking as she tried to steady her breathing. Something felt wrong as she tried to make her way down to the main lab. Hadera hadn’t seen a ...
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    Read previous chapters of Infected here. Hadera ran into the parking lot with blood dripping down her face. Her heart was beating so fast that it felt like it was about to burst from her chest. Her vivid illusions were getting out of hand. She ran through the park cars trying to get to safety. ...
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    Read previous chapters of Infected here. The tears just kept on coming. Hadera sat at her computer desk, and she could not stop the sobs that escaped from her chest. The person she cared for the most was now dead, and there was no answer to what happened to him. All Hadera could think about ...
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    There’s blood in the bathtub. She watches the water take streaks of red to the drain while dried flakes persist in sticking to the edges. Short of opening a vein, she’s not sure what could cause this much red to flood her bathroom. It’s hard to remember with the pain so recent. She hurts. She ...
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    The late evening sky was clear as Hadria sat at the far end of the New York City subway car. There was no one in the dingy lit car with her as she tried to avoid dozing off to sleep and missing her stop. The train conductors muffled voice announced the next stop. Hadria stood ...
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    Infected: Chapter 1 Infected: Chapter 2 The air was brisk and dry as Braden stepped out into the open city air. He wrapped his jacket around his bulky frame as he walked along the sidewalk and looked down at the city ground. A few people were walking along the evening New York City streets as ...
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    “Hadera, you okay?” A stocky man asked one of his longtime colleagues. Hadera jolted from her spot at her workstation as she looked up at the gentleman that startled her. “Oh um…yea, I’m fine. Just…I’m just really tired,” Hadera lied as she tried to adjust herself in her seat. Truth be told, she wasn’t feeling ...
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    Nighttime is endless  Insidious monsters no one else can see,  sorrowful voices no one else can hear Gore, endless gore Hopelessness Typing at my computer in the dead of night Monsters of the human persuasion All-consuming hate, thoughts of pain Rage Eating to cope with pain