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Alien Thought

Published by Writers Exchange E-Publishing, Smashwords Edition

Copyright 2001 DAN DONOGHUE

Writers Exchange E-Publishing

PO Box 372


Cover Art by: Laura Shinn

ISBN 1 876962 22 4

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Where does a story start? Where amongst all the tiny quirks of fate is the beginning of those events? Did it start with a dead bird and a dying dog? Or did it start on a Saturday morning with a moment of lust, a moment of lust in the bright sunshine? It was a small thing on which to pivot so many lives, but I sometimes wonder what would have happened if I had not felt it. I look at the people about me, and wonder if they would still be alive, if I would still be alive. I picture the town silent, peopled by skeletons with only the wind-blown dust stirring, and my mind goes back unbidden to that moment.

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