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The snow fell so fast and so thick it seemed it would never end

It was a place of a hundred voices and a thousand emotions as men began to rush to the building. They knew this one. It was to me they had made their stand, and...

The men gathered around the gunwales, their hands stretched out along the gunwales as if to grasp for something on the water

The night air was cold, a biting north wind blowing off the water, which moved the curtains of the cabin as the ship rolled, as if to make the men think less of the...

A few years ago, my husband and I went for a jump from the top of a boat on Lake Michigan

That day, we were watching a low-altitude, day-glo Cessna climb into the thousands of feet, and a strange thing happened as we watched: the plane stopped, tilted up. I don't know how long it...

As he sat in his shelter at the top of the tower, the wind was still blowing through the trees around him

When he had finished with his tour, he found that the tree had stopped trembling and he was even able to straighten his own arms and take a deep breath of the air. It...

Here is a collection of quotes from some of my all-time favourite songs:

He didn’t care. -2- Now, I could have said a prayer, or a good old fashioned "Thank you." That would have been fine. But there are circumstances in which it isn’t a good idea...

Jess and Bo climbed into the back of Frank’s truck

Jess climbed into the back of the truck and the engine fired up. The roar of the diesel engine filled the air. The group was stunned as the truck moved forward, slowly at first,...

Luke looked around at the other soldiers who were fighting hard to escape the ambush

"Hey, Luke, that was a nice shot," said an unknown voice in the distance. "How about you go and retrieve Private Roberts and the other three?" "That would be a tall order as they've...

Quinton pulled out a sheet of paper and handed it to Frank

“I just had the best idea,” Quinton said, still following the progress of the carousel at a distance. “Great idea,” Cried Jess. “Why don’t we build our own…” Quincy started, then looked at the...

John Paul was sitting in the cockpit of the plane

Some kind of wind blew from the direction of the town. It was too hot and sweating inside the plane and no fuel went inside the plane. Everybody was exhausted with the heat and...

“That was a bolt of lightning,” Emil said as he looked out the window of the truck

“That’s so true.” Frank nodded and then he started to head to the truck for some supplies. But he paused, turned to Emil and said, “The storm we had two days ago was huge,...

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Tommy’s mission was to escape from the waking world

He needed to figure out a way to get back to his own body, so that he could complete his mission without having to go through the motions of a waking life. There was...

Beth stood atop the headland, watching the waves crash gently onto the ocean, feeling suddenly as if she was being pulled away from herself,...

Yet as she gazed out into an ocean that seemed to beckon as an unknown singer sang a song of longing, Beth felt suddenly as if she had been the one to place the...

The green eyes looked at Danielle, and then at the knight

“Sorry,” Danielle said, as she saw the last of the needles float out of sight, and the wall in front of the knight collapsed. She looked back down at the green eyes. “Is it...