Breaking the Bathtub

‘How is it possible that you’ve managed to break every tile in this room?’ I asked my apprentice with a deep sigh. ‘There were only ten or so in here!’ he protested. ‘Yes, and now they’re all broken,’ I growled. ‘Why is that hard to—never mind,’ I took a calming breath. ‘You’re learning. This is …

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House To Himself

‘Jules?’ Harold called out into the silent house, the door swinging softly shut behind him. ‘Julie?’ She didn’t respond, so he slipped his shoes off and trudged into the kitchen, throwing his jacket and newspaper on the kitchen counter. He glanced around the empty room – normally him throwing his jacket on the counter made …

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