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30 August 2009

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Drabble Challenge #41

Prompt: denial

part 1 of the Wilder Investigations series: The Demon in the Details

"What would've happened if we'd failed?"

"It would've killed us and escaped." Charlie paused, "...or it might've attached itself to one of us in spirit form."


"Why? Is something wrong?"

"No." Matt said, his eyes tracking something only he could see.

"You got everything I asked for, right?"

"Of course!... I couldn't get Huon Pine, but pine is pine."

"No, it isn't! Didn't you hear me stress in the briefing how critical it was to get the exact components?"

"After the first four hours, I tuned out," Matt said, as the demon spirit stuck out its tongue at him.



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