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A Bad Thing

Lily is already at Bambang’s Noodle House when Lucy arrives. She is sitting just inside the door, by the restaurant’s plate glass front window. Lucy goes straight to the table and sits down. She...

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The Old Zoo App

Haru Ono makes good time on the city sidewalks once she hikes down to the bottom of the Twin Peaks no-tech zone and her backpack scooter will run again. She never rides on the...

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Vomitus Cometa

It’s drizzling in Golden Gate Park, and it’s making Barb more than a little irritated. “Of course it’s raining,” she grumbles. “I just got my hair did, and it’s flapjacking raining.” Her partner-in-repo, Eliza...

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Virtual Cake

“It’s been almost a year since I died,” Marigold says. “I wonder if we should get a cake?” “Don’t,” Wake says. “It’s not funny.” “Says you. I think I’m hilarious.” Wake is sitting at...

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Washing Dishes

Lucy takes another emote drop out of the open packet on the coffee table, and puts it on her tongue: Washing Dishes After a Christmas Meal. The drop dissolves in her mouth, and her...

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Barb Gets a Do

CyBarb Watermoth feels a little squicky about spending the credits on herself, considering how much in debt she already is to BoomBoom Corp., but it’s been so long since she’s had any hair on...

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Sundowned Heart

Sterling said that he’d be at her room at three o’clock, but Lucy knew that he’d be late. Sterling is always late. You could almost set your watch by him, but then of course...

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The Beez Kneez

Haru Ono is watering the vegetables in her garden in the autocar scrapyard when Omar comes through the gate and into her dusty yard. There is a bloodied napkin stuffed up one of his...