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I just want to go home

Lee Pletzers

Copyright Lee Pletzers 2010

Published at Smashwords


This short was previously published in Cyberpulp Halloween anthology 2001 under the pen name, Richard Lee.




The day had started off as normal. The alarm rang at six thirty. It’s beep beep beep slowly pulling me from sleep. Over the years I've come accustomed to it but it still irritates my wife, Lucy.

"Gary, turn that friggin’ thing off."

I do as she commands. Instantly, she curls into a fetal position under the blankets, keeping the cold winter morning at bay.

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