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Two Birds, One Stone

"Brady's toes squirm in the sand. His eyes stare downward at the shifting grains, barely noticing the warmth seeping into his feet." More

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Tetris

"He watched the yellow tiles on the wall move down and stack together to make lines. Building around a hole he would never crawl out from." More

The Last Time I Saw Chet

"You always think you will know when it happens, but you don't. When you fall apart, when all your abilities to manage, navigate, and remedy are rendered worthless." More

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Geode

"Randy picked up a geode—a black, gnarled rock, sliced open to reveal a crystalline pocket within—and turned it over in his hands." More

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Rogers Park: Area 52

"Mankind waited our whole history for something amazing like this to happen, then it does, and in my own back yard no less, and it may as well have… More