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In the Season of Blood and Gold

In the Season of Blood and Gold

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They rode horses of all colors, all bloods. Strays, they called them, tongues in cheek. Horses that offered themselves for the good of the country, under no lock and keymore

Domino Teeth

Domino Teeth

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“You pick a dime out of the slip of rock between the mud and pavement. Old money. There’s a profile of what looks like the Hitler-punching variation of Captain America etched onto its obverse sidemore

Killer

Killer

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We hated each other intensely, and were connected by that hatred. We both desired nothing more than to extinguish the other. more

Cedar

Cedar

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“Takashi stood and walked to the full-length mirror and tried to narrow his eyes, to blur his vision and imagine if the pinkie could, in any way, be considered a natural extension of his bodymore

The Pine Barrens at Night

The Pine Barrens at Night

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“Our friend said he wasn’t feeling right, that he didn’t trust himself to be alone. This isn’t the first time he’s called in a moment of crisis. We don’t want to leave a man behind, so we gomore

Reckonings

Reckonings

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“Some threw rotten fruit, so Sanchez rode abreast with the boy to shield what he could, but the boy and his horse were hit aplentymore

Adaptation

Adaptation

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“She bought a convertible Lexus, did I mention? I get home one night at ten, there it is in the drivewaymore

Nineteen Ninety-Nine

Nineteen Ninety-Nine

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“Dad said if the world was ending he wanted his grill under the maple in our backyard more

Home Furnishing

Home Furnishing

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“She says that at night she can hear them scratching, the cockroaches; she is certain they wait like voyeurs for the lights to go outmore

Una Vida

Una Vida

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“He called her Lucy, after my Ma, on account of her eyes being big, round, and dyingmore