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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...

The author of Last Chance, a book about his experience walking the Great Transect, Thomas McCarthy, tells the story of the night he met...

On the evening of the 22 September 2009, two years after I walked the entire length of the Great Transect, I sat for a while in a bar in Pescadero with my neighbour, the...

Jessica put her book in the drawer next to her chair

Jessica closed the drawer and moved her chair closer to the window. Her daughter walked down the hall to her room. A moment later, Tiffany entered the kitchen. Jessica wanted to spend some time...

“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...