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This Unhappy Planet

By Marc Horne

Copyright © Marc Horne 2010

Published by Marc Horne at Smashwords.

Copyright Marc Horne 2010

Chapter 1


For a while there, no one wanted to play on the beach in case bits of a marine washed up. Then came some great weather and awesome surf and so people began to agree he had been swallowed by the sea and its creatures. Life got back to normal and that’s probably just how the marine and the ocean would have wanted it.

It was dawn in California and the sun was sneaking up on the sea. Pink feathers infiltrated past Pollo Loco, a peachy haze phased through the spokes of a beach cruiser bicycle and two men in their thirties were flecked with gold as they tried to free themselves from a deep purple, surprisingly warm sidewalk outside a bar that quietly twinkled.

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