Monthly Archives: June 2013

3 of 10

Max took a deep breath when he got back to the lab.  It was like walking into a cold freezer this time.  The heat of the forge was still dancing in his memory. Dr. Floyd smiled at him.  “Alright, time … Continue reading

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2 of 10

Ladder rungs under Max’s feet were barely deep enough for his bare feet to grip the simply straight iron bar set into the curve of the stone drain wall.  The dark tube itself was only slightly wider than Max’s shoulders.  … Continue reading

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1 of 10 – Platform Performance

“Six seconds.  And you still look fine, despite the remaining pink from yesterday’s session.  That was the first of ten.” Dr. Floyd flipped the switch.  Soapy slip invaded Max’s senses.  The thought that he was getting the hang of this … Continue reading

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Bread Basket

Max walked in the door ten minutes early.  He was still very tender, but the refreshing breakfast and walk over did wonders for him.  He did some research on historical customs and cultural roles until it was time.  When he … Continue reading

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Black and Pink All Over

In six seconds he returned.  His blackened hairless condition was almost in keeping with the similar state of distress Felix had returned.  Max’s eyes were white with the horror of near death in the mask of black he wore over … Continue reading

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Freckle’s Walk

She was smiling into the mirror, tying to convince herself the freckles didn’t matter and weren’t the reason she was fast becoming an old maid at age twenty.  An explosion sounded in the distance.  She moved to the window and … Continue reading

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Wet Max

The slip, the soap, the splash, and Max was in a moat.  He’d seen the stone canal walls and draw bridge on his way down.  He was rather glad it wasn’t one of those dry moats with just sharp spikes … Continue reading

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