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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 10 – Parting Gifts

  She stared at the vids of the planet over and over. It was a barren rock of deserts and mountain ranges. There was a single small ocean on one side of the planet and a single city sat on its coast. New Hope was the only habitable planet in the Haven system tucked near… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight, Part 10 – Parting Gifts

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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

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Pearl’s Plight Part 7 – Prequel to Revenge

  It was the second part of Vivian's lecture. She had delivered the first part while brushing hair color into Pearl's hair. She had chastised Pearl for being a "rescuer". Pearl sat speechless as Vivian accused her of being a "busybody intent on rescuing people from their woes and stray cats from tree limbs." After… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 7 – Prequel to Revenge

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Pearl’s Plight Part 6 – Plastic Partner

  Mr. Jones met Pearl at the hospital. With the excitement generated by the news media, he already had a security team in place for the arrival of Miss Margaret Dominique a.k.a. Sara Reid. He said he was both amazed and proud of how Pearl had handled the assignment. He had told her that most… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 6 – Plastic Partner

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Pearl’s Plight Part 5 – Panty Explosion

Assembling assets - Pearl storms the breach - Enter the Hishen - It came from lab D Yanni's Pancake House was on Harcourt near the edge of town. The dry riverbed of Broad River was just a few blocks away and beyond the riverbed was nothing but desert. Pearl's team was the last to arrive… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 5 – Panty Explosion

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Pearl’s Plight Part 4 – Promised Payment

Azumi the Xeog Diva - Making a Deal with an Alien Devil - Pearl gets collared Pearl was able to set up a meeting with Azumi. The evening was getting late, yet Azumi had agreed to not only meet Pearl, but to meet Pearl at Azumi's condo in up-town. Up-town was that area of New… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight Part 4 – Promised Payment

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Pearl’s Plight – Part 3 – Police Procedure

No panties blues - Sally Blue - Pearl gets grilled - Zygote, Inc. - Return to the scene of the crime It was cold. Pearl was handcuffed to the metal chair, a cold metal chair. Everyone else who had been arrested at Value Jean had already been released with no charges filed. Pearl's misfortune was… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight – Part 3 – Police Procedure

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Pearl’s Plight – Part 2 – Poo Happens

Comrade Pearl - the boy next door - Pearl becomes an aunt - Riot at Value Jeans, Inc. - Pearl loses a niece Shady Palms Apartments had seen much better times. The complex was located near the star port right smack in the middle of the approach to the busiest runway. The few remaining palm… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight – Part 2 – Poo Happens

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Pearl’s Plight – Part 1- Proposition

  Pearl gets an invitation - Jake's Joint - Good evening Mr. Jones - Parking lot misunderstanding "Vivian is in fine form today." thought Pearl as Vivian prattled on about the health inspector coming a week early for his monthly payoff. Vivian's place, "Elements Salon" was not dirty and everything Vivian did was up to… Continue reading Pearl’s Plight – Part 1- Proposition