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Six Sentence Sunday, 8 January 2012 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

Under her, Bertie’s chest and hips and thighs softened from warm statue to hot flesh, and his lips molded to hers as he groaned into the open-mouthed kiss. His arms came around her and he tightened the embrace, as the … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 1 January 2012 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

That was the neat thing about the slow place, although of course at the moment the world had slowed nearly to a stop, stretched as it was by adrenalin and the serious, disembodied suspicion that she might not survive the … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 18 December 2011 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

They were apprentice wizards, the three of them, with a penchant for clever hackery. Bertie had sent the three of them to Annie, saying, “She’s an engineer. She could tell you about flying.” She had meant to tell them that … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 11 December 2011 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

Then Sunny’s cell phone buzzed, and the look on her face told all: that was Courtney. Courtney having issues, Courtney being needy, Courtney needing bodyguarding as she went clubbing: Courtney with the black hair and pale pale skin and six-inch … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 4 December 2011 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

She smiled back, a little tentatively, and said, “Hi.” She ordered her usual: bittersweet mocha with skim milk. Iced, no whipped cream. She winced in anticipation of the expectable joke about her complexion. Northtown was very white, except for the … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 27 November 2011 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

However, the policies were firm. Bus your own dishes led the list, followed by No superheroics on premises, and Cross World Café bans guns on these premises, with a clarifying note below: “That means conventional firearms, directed-beam weapons, projectile weapons … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 13 November 2011 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

There were a lot of things that Annie did not like about being a superhero. Her teachers at the Superhero Academy had nagged her to wear contact lenses, because even if her glasses were the standard Clark Kents, she needed … Continue reading

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