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Dark of Night

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Ice, lock, wind

I am a dead man. Zack bobbed like a cork in the black waters of the Bering Strait. His bright orange survival suit covered most of his body but his head was getting hammered by one wave after another. He had long ago ceased to feel his fingers and toes. In the end, the ocean promises only cold and darkness.
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If Only I…

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If Only I…

Carla Chapel walked on dirty leaves, twigs and branches; all signs of the actual trail had been lost some time ago.  She couldn’t even see the sun, with the overcast sky and wind whipping the treetops.  An evening storm had definitely rolled in.  A tear slid down her cheek; another soon joined it.  Now what am I supposed to do?  She wondered.  If it hadn’t been for that old woman she wouldn’t even be out there.  No phone, no flashlight, no matches.  How did I ever end up hereRead the rest of this entry