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The Stars’ Revelation

By: Carlos Rodriguez

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Published at Smashwords

Copyright © 2012 by Carlos Rodriguez. All rights reserved. This book or any portion thereof may not be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever (except for reading and passing it on) without the express written permission of the author except for the use of brief quotations in a book review.


Jerry Baxton was almost too big to fit through the yellow water tube. Just as he settled through, he thought, almost at random: I don’t belong here. Something is not right.

Yet the night was soothing. A small breeze made the palm tree leaves dance over each other—just like the waves of the ocean behind them did—in unison. The Lazy River pushed Jerry along gently in a large, dull circle with his fat arms criss-crossed over the tube, his blue eyes gazing up at the stars. No moon. He guessed that with so many stars the moon wasn’t necessary.

He closed his eyes. At least I’m alone. No bitchy kids running around, yelling and smiling, yelling and crying.

But he wondered at the thoughts. They probably didn’t mean anything, anyw—

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