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Nina’s Nocturne – Part One, Setting the Stage

Nina put the last breakfast dish into the dishwasher.  She looked at the coffee pot and began running an analysis including probability calculations as to whether or not Pearl would want another cup of coffee before leaving for the office.  The part of her mind which mimicked subjective human behavior told her that she was… Continue reading Nina’s Nocturne – Part One, Setting the Stage

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Pearl’s Plight, Part 11 – Pregnant Pause

  Pearl was the happiest she'd ever been. The daughter she had lost had found her way home. Kate Lemay was a staff sergeant in a recon platoon of Gryphon IV's prestigious "Racine's Rangers". As the military prepared for several months of training exercises, Pearl's "Katie" spent as much of her free time as possible… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight, Part 11 – Pregnant Pause

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Pearl’s Plight, Part 9 – Pugilistic at the Palace

Pearl was surprised at how well Nina handled the Shadow Reaper on their way to Mrs. Chang's Palace of Delights Brothel. They had stopped briefly at the apartment to pick up ammunition. Pearl offered the shotgun to Nina, but Nina chose the stun baton instead. When they reached the brothel, Pearl was beginning to limp… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight, Part 9 – Pugilistic at the Palace

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Pearl’s Plight Part 8 – Pungent Pants

  Pearl pulled up to the main gate of the Preston Arms Apartments. The entrance gate was closed. The exit gate was open. The light was on in the guard station, but there was no guard in sight. Pearl beeped her bike's horn. There was no response. Pearl thought it odd. The Preston Arms always… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 8 – Pungent Pants