By J. Dane Tyler
A suicide foiled on a dismal bridge over a raging river. A boy's net plagiarism has dire outcomes. a tender woman's try to open a bakery is ruined via the invention of an unknown stairwell. a holiday gained by way of phoning right into a radio station offers greater than the winner bargained for. some of these and extra lie alongside the wandering direction winding prior a superb solid of Characters.
Sample a menagerie of individuals, issues, occasions and areas either darkish and lightweight. Wander in hidden recesses of mind's eye and commute with a good solid of Characters, a brief tale assortment via writer J. Dane Tyler.
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Not that far. No major currents ‘round here, no big wind to push ‘em along … we’ll circle a few times. It’s drifting inland anyway, so they’d might’ve made land, or seen it, anyway. ” Keegan scratched his head again. ” Harmon sighed. “We’ll keep looking, Cap’n. ” Keegan nodded. “Yeah. ” Harmon chuckled. “Registered to a small-time skipper, name o’ Flanagan. Steven Flanagan. His mate’s William Jurgen. Passenger list’s on file with the port. His reg was kept up. ” “Doesn’t look likely. He had a good, solid business going.
I know … I mean, I’m just throwing out possibilities, you know? ” “This might be a schooner set sail from some port and the crew had to abandon ship, same as we did. Maybe the same storm got ‘em. Maybe it broke loose of its mooring somewhere. ” “Anomaly,” Kelly said, her voice soft with embarrassment. ” Sam put a protective arm around Kelly. She offered the statuesque blond a grateful smile. Flanagan sighed. “I’m sorry. I’m bushed, it’s getting dark. Well … it should be anyway. And I’ve got other stuff on my mind right now.
It dawned on her. ” Sam started, looked down the empty hall. She listened too. ” Kelly stepped back toward the junction, stopped, listened. Silence. ” Her voice crashed onto the wooden walls and ceiling, and funneled down the corridor. ” Silence. They exchanged a glance and went back to the intersection, and stared down the hall where they last saw Flanagan. Feeble lamps burned in the cross hall now, sconces casting the same weak, amber light onto the walls and ceiling of the cramped space. None of the doors were open.