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Avatar Author: Concerned Reader I ain't a writer right now, and I probably wont be one in the future, but I sure as hell enjoy the act of writing. I've only just started writing in the past few years, and even then have only produced short stories and s... Read Bio

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//#%-M SORRY.
//I’M SORRY.
//THIS WILL BE MY LAST TRANSMISSION.
//THERE IS TOO MUCH TO SA{::ENCODE FAILURE::} THE END IS #-ERE.
//TOO MUCH TO DO BEFORE {::ENCODE FAILURE::} %&**&##23
//I KNOW YOU NEVER THOUGHT MUCH OF ME, BUT I HOPE THINGS HAVE BEEN SQUARE.
//I GUESS THIS IS GOODBYE FROM ME, AND I HOPE YOU DO $#TTER.
//EVEN NOW I CAN HEAR THEM COMING. THE BANGING THROUGH THE HALLS.
//EVEN NOW I CAN HEAR T#%M &
^MING. DRILLS SCREWING THROUGH THE WALLS.
//SO I GUESS THIS IS GOODB{::ENCODE FAILURE::}&$^%%-#$27
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  1. Avatar Concerned Reader

    Wow. I found an escape character of some sort. Looks like AT signs make text small. NORMAL UNNORMAL

  2. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    I never get these code-laced stories, so I don’t know why I try.

    Has a feeling of madness about it, like the narrator is just a little off.

  3. Avatar Concerned Reader

    Haha, Well, going off the previous stories I tried to make the madness hidden behind the code.

  4. Avatar Robert Quick

    Good luck. I’m peripherally interested… but I think too much could disrupt the community.

  5. Avatar Concerned Reader

    Yeah. I’d keep it quarantined to this specific string of stories. At least mine has the symbalances of a plot.

  6. Avatar Tad Winslow

    Haha, quarantined, like it’s a contagious virus.

  7. Avatar Tad Winslow

    Very good entry, btw, Concerned Reader :)

  8. Avatar Wednesday [PJ] ((LoA))

    I like it. It’s sad how the last word isn’t even finished. It might be a little cliche but cliche in the right places makes you smile :)

  9. Avatar Abstract

    Interesting couplet near the end. Was that intentional?

  10. Avatar Concerned Reader

    It actually was! I thought it added a little something to the madness.

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My friend, I fear you have been trapped by the page, All these colors you’ve used — a war did you wage, Its past time to unwind, to surrender...

By Passionsocks by Tad Winslow

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