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Chapter 1: A Very Unique Case

After a pause she quietly started to pull at the fingers of her open glove. I watched with a deep fascination, like a teen at his first strip club, as the top of the glove separated from the sleeve that extended just below her elbow. The sleeve looked entirely empty. Continue reading

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Saw Through Me (by Bob Bentley)

Austin spotted something unusual in the crowd that was starting to part. All eyes were drawn to a truly unique sight. There in the center was a dancing figure. It had white vinyl thigh boots, but no legs. It had long pink gloves but no arms. It had a black leather cap and reflecto shades but no head. It had a psychedelic minidress but no body. Continue reading

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Late Bloomer (by Bob Bentley)

Late Bloomer. Suzie Jones hated the expression. She heard it often enough from her parents and even aunts and uncles began to say it. She knew they meant well. They seemed to think that the expression would console her somehow. … Continue reading

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Incident Report

I’ve really been enjoying my new car, a “pearl white” Oldsmobile Alero . Let me tell you about what happened to me yesterday… After work, I went out to my car, and when I got inside I saw a paper … Continue reading

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Flashfic: Meanwhile, Out on the Roads…

(This vignette was inspired by a story in progress at the Eos Chronicles site. That’s site’s webmaster has given me the OK to write vignettes based on events in his story. So far this is the second. Here’s the first: … Continue reading

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Floating Wig

I walked into the office to find, behind the receptionist’s desk, a floating wig. That’s all. Just a wig, with a pair of glasses floating along with it. “Can I help you?” asked a feminine voice, from the vicinity of … Continue reading

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A Dream (original)

I first wrote this back in 1999 or 2000, the very first story I wrote and posted online. It was basically a stream-of-consciousness thing, written as it came to me, so there is little continuity as you go along in … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Bus Ride

To blatantly rip off a much better known writer, “This may have really happened; I’m not sure. But I do know that if it did in fact happen, it didn’t happen to me.” The way I remember it, I was … Continue reading

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Conversation: Invisible Man and Woman?

Someone in one of the groups once asked if any of the writers, all male, had ever thought about the possibility of a man being (made) invisible along with the female characters we write about. Chaz Hill, a member of … Continue reading

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To Stalk Unseen 01

He didn’t notice the men unloading the truck in the forecourt. He just walked past them as if they’d been invisible. Jake, the warehouse foreman, called out, “Cheer up Max, it might never happen.” Max showed no sign of having … Continue reading

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