4. Boxmaker

“Are you…are you sad?” “No.” “But your songs are sad.” “My songs are of time and distance. The sadness is in you. Watch my arms. There is only the Dance. These things you treasure are shells.” -William Gibson, Count Zero “Jesus,” Simon muttered, holding the c-machine in his hands, “How long was this thing fucking […]

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3. Supreme Excellence

“Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War “I’m fucking telling you, Jay, this guy was…coming out of this shit,” Simon said, straining for the right word to explain what he saw, his voice tight like a wire.  Giving up, he tossed a strangely light, brittle […]

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1. Simon

It was one of those days when it’s a minute away from snowing and there’s this electricity in the air, you can almost hear it, right? … And that’s the day I knew there was this entire life behind things, and … this incredibly benevolent force, that wanted me to know there was no reason […]

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2. Ellen

Then the door was open and the wind appeared. The candles blew then disappeared; The curtains flew then he appeared, saying, ‘Don’t be afraid Come on baby,’ And she had no fear. And she ran to him, Then they started to fly. They looked backward and said goodbye, She had become like they are. She […]

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