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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Twenty-Two (Final Chapter)

I don’t have to think about going back, it just happens. At least that one wasn’t so disorienting. I head back into the house. Dad’s working on something. “When did you go out?” He says, looking up. “Um. A minute … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Twenty-One

Dad’s already made an egg sandwich for breakfast. I ignore the blue spots and take a bite. “You feeling any better this morning?” he asks. “Yeah, I think so.” “Good. Salime was executed last night. There wasn’t much of a … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Twenty

I get up, and the world is still. It’s dark outside. The moon greets me as I stare out of the window. The whole house is quiet. Dad is probably asleep as well. I must have slept for hours. Maybe … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Nineteen

I take my first steps back home, hands in pockets clutching the watch. Squeezing it so tightly that my palms hurt. Why did Dad give me this. He didn’t want me to use it. He told me not to. I … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Eighteen

The sunlight dances in as the breeze pushes the curtains away from the window. The cracks widen, and I’m stabbed by the bright shining blade of sunlight as the cruel icy wind laps around its heels. Together they wake me. … Continue reading

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