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Story Snippet 2A loud buzz jerked Samuel out of his sleep. Cursing as he muted the alarm clock of his capsule room, he activated the built-in lights to slowly light up. He sat up straight and picked up his clothes that were lying next to his mattress, all the while wiping his sweaty forehead. It had been two weeks since the air conditioning of block A-2 had given up, right before the summer heat kicked in, and despite the many promises of the landlord there had still not even been a system check-up. The rent had to stay this low one way or another. He kicked against the fridge compartment’s door at his feet to open it, bent over, and took out an orang
Story Snippet 1Jane just kept walking, head down against the constant rain, as the noise and echoes of the city screamed around her. She’d always found it funny how different New London sounded during a heavy downpour, as if the wet streets simultaneously drowned out and amplified the cacophony . The view became rather interesting as well, every light reflected a million times in all the puddles on the ground, like the city wasn’t overly lit to begin with. Jane saw the skyscrapers passing under her feet in the water, between their tips the tiny lights of the never-ending flow of cars coming through, the billboards burning their mirrored messages
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Rope dug into Patrick’s wrists as he struggled to free his hands. His hot, damp breath washed over his face, trapped by the fabric sack secured over his head.
A floorboard creaked. Patrick froze, his back rigid against the chair, and strained his ears. Another creak.
“Hello?” he called.
The sound of swishing fabric.
“Who’s there? Where am I? Why’d you bring me here?” Blurred memories swam through his mind: drinking at the bar; stumbling home; a shadow sweeping out from an alley.
Fingers grasped his chin and jerked his head upward. “Hush.” A woman’s voice.
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`anmari has been spreading her infectious positivity throughout our community for over 6 years. Throughout this time Ana has been at the core of all things devious, passionately developing an eclectic gallery, helping organise devmeets, participating in chat events and also recently completed dedicating her time as a Community Volunteer. We are absolutely delighted to bestow the Deviousness Award for May 2013 to `anmari, congratulations! Read More