Shootings (Part Three)

Shootings (Part Three)

Shootings is a story about two men with completely different goals, and how their actions affect the same group of women. It will unfold here in serial format. Parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 Greg pulled into his parking spot behind City Hall, ready to take on the world. In just two months, …

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Shootings (Part Two)

Shootings (Part Two)

Shootings is a story about two men with completely different goals, and how their actions affect the same group of women. It will unfold here in serial format. Parts: 1 | 2 | 3 Martin sat there in his car, third in line at the red light, looking at the towering, inflated disposable cup advertising …

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Shootings (Part One)

Shootings (Part One)

Shootings is a story about two men with completely different goals, and how their actions affect the same group of women. It will unfold here in serial format. Part One “Way too much cleavage, Brenda. Just too much skin, in general. You should wear something a little more tasteful than that. Maybe a one-piece.” said …

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Piece of Cake

Piece of Cake

He sat up in bed and stretched. His back muscles and his joints ached, still stiff and not fully recovered from the previous day’s brawl. He repeatedly squeezed his fingers into fists and stretched them out straight. There were no cuts on his knuckles, but they hurt as if he had been the one bleeding. …

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The Keys Are In It (Conclusion)

The Keys Are In It (Conclusion)

  Herein are several people whose lives at first do not seem connected. Their paths converge unexpectedly. This is the Conclusion. Parts: 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10|11|12|13|14|15|The End Conclusion Doug stared at Lori, wondering how she would react. He hadn’t told anyone his secret since his girlfriend in college. It felt good, but it scared him. “Why tell me …

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The Keys Are In It (Part Fifteen)

The Keys Are In It (Part Fifteen)

  Herein are several people whose lives at first do not seem connected. Their paths converge unexpectedly. This is Part Fifteen. Parts: 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10|11|12|13|14|15 Part Fifteen Cooper pushed off with his right foot as he and Hunter rode their skateboards down their street. He knew that they had been lucky, but he couldn’t shake the feeling …

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The Keys Are In It (Part Fourteen)

The Keys Are In It (Part Fourteen)

  Herein are several people whose lives at first do not seem connected. Their paths converge unexpectedly. This is Part Fourteen. Parts: 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10|11|12|13|14 Part Fourteen The setting sun glinted orange off the small jet’s wing. The clouds below stretched out, a blanket of cotton candy completely obscuring the ground. Besides the hum and whine of …

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The Keys Are In It (Part Thirteen)

The Keys Are In It (Part Thirteen)

  Herein are several people whose lives at first do not seem connected. Their paths converge unexpectedly. This is Part Thirteen. Parts: 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10|11|12|13 Part Thirteen Blake Leftkowitz sat in a nylon lawn chair in his driveway, red Solo cup in hand. His charcoal grill stood a few feet to his left, a steady stream of …

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The Keys Are In It (Part Twelve)

The Keys Are In It (Part Twelve)

  Herein are several people whose lives at first do not seem connected. Their paths converge unexpectedly. This is Part Twelve. Parts: 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10|11|12 Part Twelve Lori sat in her parked car, nervous. She took the last bite of an over-ripe banana, the final bit of the lunch she had gobbled down on the drive from …

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The Keys Are In It (Part Eleven)

The Keys Are In It (Part Eleven)

  Herein are several people whose lives at first do not seem connected. Their paths converge unexpectedly. This is Part Eleven. Parts: 1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10|11 Part Eleven Sitting in the surgery waiting room’s hard plastic chairs, Lori asked herself the question she knew her mother was thinking. Why did she care what happened to Doug? He barely …

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