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CONVERSATIONS WITH WILL: Fiction by Ronald C. Paxton

Will Tucker glanced at the exam booklet that the teacher placed on his desk. The room was thick with tension as the 20 students in Garrett Faulkner's American history class waited to begin their final exam for the fall semester.Shenandoah County Preparatory Academy was a charter school and most of the students...
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THE HERMIT OF BREAKHEART WOODS: A story by Tom Sheehan

Millions of years ago Breakheart Woods, between Saugus and Wakefield in Massachusetts, had been bookmarked by boulders and earthly cataclysm, and to this day, somewhere in its innards from those first struggles of granite and earth fire, from violent fractures and upheavals to be known again only at the end of it all, was a cave, a cave as dark as a...
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HOPSCOTCH: A story by Chris Castle

They climbed on top of the hill and laid out the blanket. Annie put down her bag then pulled out the glasses and bottles. Sarah looked down and saw the school, the bulldozers at the gates. Everything was still now and they couldn’t see any of the people moving yet.“They don’t start until 6 p.m. I think the headmaster’s making a speech for the...