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Ken holds undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering and finance, and is working on a master's degree in mechanical engineering. Aside from reading and writing, Ken's passions include astrophotography, hiking, and film. He lives with his wife Jackie and cat Perry in MA. This is Ken's first professional sale.
It was a sight to see, the final act. Artists raced, stealing hearts and minds like starving thieves; their works no longer fruits but diabolical tools. Priests and scientists alike fought over short-lived miracles, in desperate attempts at salvation. Some continued with more traditional labor--work they loved or knew best. Others were not so content. Those seeking more joined the battles. Men and women raped and pillaged. They danced as guns blazed, swords met shields and the land and sky turned red. And in that moment, as the world turned its final pirouette and the asteroid pierced the atmosphere, we fighters all discovered stalemate.
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This story was first published on Thursday, August 10th, 2017

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