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    18 – Celebration

    Arwin was elated. When he’d decided to do things again after restarting, he’d never imagined them going this far. He hadn’t thought of the future beyond getting the flowers for the girls and…

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    17 – Soldiers

    With Azamont trudging behind them, Arwin, Harl and Aoi strode towards the village proper.  Harl limped along, a measure of pride on his face as he glanced over his shoulder at the prisoner,…

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    16 – Fight

    Two of the men were guards that were much the same as the two beaten up back in the study, though neither were blue skinned.  Their leader, however, was a different story.  He,…

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    15 – Lord Azamont

    They herded Orloff and the managers to a stone work shed at the edge of the camp and locked them all inside. Then they split up into teams of two and three, each…

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    14 – Collars Off

    Arwin approached the work camp with great caution, taking care to stay out of sight and making as little noise as possible. The sounds of the camp came to him: axes hitting wood;…

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    13 – Bonus Life

    Present There was a period of nothingness. Then bright sunlight blinded Arwin. He rocked and rolled in his seat as the car sped along through the musical blue field. Instinctively, he slammed on…

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    11 – Kelli

    Arwin resumed his trek towards the restaurant where he was meeting Kelli. He really needed to see his girlfriend’s smile. No matter how bad things got with anyone else, there was always her. …

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    10 – Friends

    Arwin left Fanri-Talbot feeling surprisingly good. The entire time leading up to the interview, he’d been nervous, knowing that this was not the kind of career that he really wanted. The greedy corporate…

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    9 – Dragon Selfies

    “…Love is all you need Love love love All you need is—“ “Dude,” Jason groaned as if tortured by the stereo, “would you turn that old crap off? Who even listens to that…