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Annie and the End of the World Part 9

Annie and Arthur stood outside of the door to the cabin arguing.  Annie was not feeling it. Who knew how long it would take to disarm all the booby traps. Arthur had other ideas about the place.  According to him it was perfect. There were deer and rabbit in the meadow and he had seen signs […]

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Annie And The End Of The World pt 7

Annie was nervous about the elevator. She kept to the back and stayed at the ready.  There was actual music playing in the elevator, the Girl from Ipanema, she thought. Catchy tune, designed to lull you into forgetting you were in a box that was held by chains and cables. Annie didn’t forget and kept […]

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Annie and the End of the World 5

Annie was surprised. How could someone as big as this kid? Adult? Sneak up on her? Why wasn’t Arthur watching her back as she kicked the door? She shot a look at Arthur who just shrugged. Annie looked closer; there was something off about this kid. He had not even looked at them. He just […]

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Annie and the End of the World 4

Annie sighed. I seem to be doing a lot of that lately, she thought. “What do you want to do?” Arthur’s voice interrupted her thoughts. She sighed again. Annie knew she had to go after the kids, at least make sure they were doing alright. They looked healthy enough.  Yet, it was the right thing […]

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Annie and the End of the World

Annie kicked him hard enough to dislodge him from the bed.   It occurred to her she didn’t know his name. It didn’t matter. He was a good enough companion for a while.  Annie snorted. The end of the world certainly made you rethink your standards.