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August and Minerva in “Big Fish Story” (Conclusion)

   Jorge was raised a strict Catholic. He was unsure how to feel about the Pagan magic that was protecting him so well. On the one hand, he felt like a traitor to God. On the other, he was alive … Continue reading

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August and Minerva in “Big Fish Story” Part Eight

    Black and ominous, the spirits of Dagon and Hydra swirled above the circle of cars. Minerva had seen such entities before, but was still awed by their unearthly appearance. The spirits undulated with liquid grace as they filtered into … Continue reading

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August and Minerva in “Big Fish Story” Part Seven

    It was stifling in the back of the heavily armored BearCat. The small, slit windows didn’t offer much relief from the heat given off by a dozen armored, nervous men. Minerva’s brow was damp, and August felt trapped. He … Continue reading

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August and Minerva in “Big Fish Story” Part 5

Three Days Ago     The serene gaze of a dozen porcelain cats sitting on a shelf greeted Helen every night when she came home. Her ritual was always the same: she’d engage each of the four locks on her door, … Continue reading

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August and Minerva in “Big Fish Story” Part 4

    Perry had often wondered what it would be like to be tied up and heaved into the trunk of a car. He had seen it plenty of times in movies and on T.V., and he always wondered how he … Continue reading

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August and Minerva in “Big Fish Story” Part 3

   Detective Green was a wide man with a tall forehead and hands like hams; he was climbing the stairs ahead of August, plodding with steps so heavy that August wouldn’t have been surprised to see plaster snowing from overhead. … Continue reading

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August and Minerva in “Big Fish Story” Part 2

Perry threw his keys on his kitchen table, heaved off his wet jacket, and slammed his apartment door behind him. Seymour, his smoke-gray cat, lifted his head and glanced at Perry nonchalantly. “Not a man! Not a man!” Perry complained, … Continue reading

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