Esmeralda Auricle

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Quill 157 Esmeralda Auricle Image 1 Final Alt“Your alibi checks out, Ms. Cavellero, so you’re free to go for now.  Give us a call if you remember anything.”

“I will.”  She caught her breath.  She almost asked the detective to do the same if the police found anything further in the case, but of course that wasn’t the way it worked.  She wasn’t family.

She hadn’t killed that poor young couple, but she felt responsible for their deaths.  And she knew more people would die if she didn’t help the police.  She hadn’t killed that young couple, and she didn’t know exactly who or what had.

But she knew where he lived.

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The Potion of Allegory

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The Potion of AllegoryMy name is Perry Verdilay.  In a single act of reckless desperation, I changed my perception of the world.  And maybe gave myself a condition, a curse, a burden that I may not be strong enough to bear.  I can see things that others can only feel or imagine.  I’ve been this way for about nine months now.  And something happened recently that made me doubt myself, made me doubt what I’d been seeing.  That made me think it was about time I asked for help.  That was an easy decision.  The hard decision was choosing whom to tell and whom to ask for that help.

 

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