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TOAST

Joined May 2009 and calls Twitter home.

15 stories, 2 challenges, 12 comments, and 3 friends

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Stories

  1. It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World in 10 words.

    A croaking thief sets off a mad, mad, treasure hunt. _______________________________________

  2. A Simple Game (Ch. 2)

    Vanessa smiled to herself. You can tell a great deal about a player from basic presumptions. This man thought he simply must be the first to arrive for the game. The fact that Vanessa had been sitting at a small side table waiting had completely escape...

  3. Warning of Malachi

    Malachi was always angry. Day in and day out, Malachi would run through town cursing all in his path. It was not hard to find sympathy for him though. All could justify his pain in a way. Malachi was a lost soul. Not in an orthodox way – but in a way...

  4. A Simple Game (Ch. 1)

    Reg cracked his neck as he stretched. Looking across the street he wondered when the old hotel was built. He began walking toward the front entrance. The glass doors had to be antiques. He couldn’t remember ever seeing doors like that. The lobby ...

  5. Suburban Triumph

    Janice walked across the grass slowly. The blades crunched beneath her pink sneakers noisily. The heat wave had effected the grass as much as the spectators. What should have been a glowing green battlefield was now a wilted brown plain. The crowd was ...

  6. In a Blink

    It just sat there mocking me. Blinking its blink of mockery. Pure white. Black bar. Pure white. Black bar. I could almost hear it. Blink. Blink. Blink. I moved my eyes down away from the mocking cursor and looked at my hands. I wanted to castigate them...

  7. Quiet Fall

    The sound of the wind was surprisingly loud this morning. Jake was waiting in the right spot on the roof of the office building. Looking down the nine stories to the scene below he wondered for a second if he had made the right choices in life. He hear...

  8. A Sneeze in the Dark

    Groar pinched the tip of his nose hard. He hated it down here. The dust always made his nose run and his thick fur was becoming inhabited with an entire colony of dust bunnies. He was officially miserable. Some days being the monster beneath the bed wa...

  9. Juggerigeur

    Juggerigeur The International Clown Encyclopedia, 6th Edition Juggerigeur refers to an obscure juggling tradition from Eastern Europe. Meaning literally “strict jester” (from joculatorem rigeur), the tradition dates back to 900 A.D. Perform...

  10. Going for a Ride

    ”Mr. Taylor, you’re a vision in green!” Steve paused the DVD player playing Say Anything. “You know the old guy’s wearing more white than green. He should have said he was a vision in white.” Maddie looked up. “Hate to break it to you...

  11. All The News That's Fit

    The newsroom was only partially lit. It was pretty late even for this place. Jim wondered if anyone besides the overworked maintenance staff was still around. Looking across the room he saw that one light was still on. It was the so-called “Entertain...

  12. F.A.P.C. Justice

    Patricia bobbed in the water. She was balancing on a submerged beach ball. She was staring at the lifeguard. She was not watching him so much as keeping him under close surveillance. It was her turn. The Fifth Avenue Pool Club was the law in these part...

  13. A Simple Game (Prologue)

    The host opened the large doors silently. The room smelled a little musty but not in a bad way. He moved purposefully into the room to his right. He found the first light fixture along the wall and turned it on. Walking slowly around the outer wall he ...

  14. Path of Tonatiuh

    Ahuitzotl squinted as he absently rubbed sweat from his eyebrow. The calculations before him troubled him. He shook his head and looked up. His eyes focused on the temple stairs. The smooth stone ascent always reminded him of the order. The pure order ...

  15. Probe Work

    The old transmission ‘skimmer’ probe had returned some time ago. Jerich glanced up from his samples to see the flashing emitter telling him the probe was ready to be cataloged. He reluctantly walked to the probe and started the playback dev...

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