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by Neal A. Cline
Maestro almost got his tail stuck in the door at the Chinese take-out. Of course, a full-grown tiger has to be careful in places like that. Maestro is nearly ten feet long from nose to tail and weighs a quarter of a ton. Most apex predators don't use carryout. Wild tigers catch their prey and bring it down with bloody claws. Does Maestro ever dream of running deer, of crushing backs and snapping necks?
Published on Jan 16, 2018
by Beth Cato
The library was open, all the good that it did. So far, only three flies had entered that morning. Shawna knew it was almost pointless for her to unlock the front door and turn the front window sign to OPEN, but she found comfort in the routine, even though she spent most of her time outside. The Teen Readers' Club Edible Garden was more lush--and more necessary--than ever before. Few of the children dropped by these days, though. The town only had a thousand folks to start, and as the weeks had passed, more people had scattered to the winds. Rumors abounded of cities that still had electricity and some semblance of stable infrastructure, and of others where the situation was far, far worse.
Published on Jan 15, 2018
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When the world stopped, I had just walked out of Drew's life. I closed the front door and took a breath, and everything froze.
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