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Come Haltingly, On Lame Feet

By Carl E Reed

Draft 1 Posted Date: 5/23/2011

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Based on 10 Reviews

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Genre:

Urban Fantasy

Word Count:

5,102

About the Book:

Stage: an all-night eatery in the early AM. Dramatis personae: two women, a street gang, neo-nazi thugs, a Christian minister and an old man who claims to be Wotan. Cue winter storm and . . . action! (Note: inspired by Robert E. Howard's "The Gray God Passes" and Harlan Ellison's "The Whimper of Whipped Dogs." Originally published in slightly altered form [sans prologue and epilogue] in "newWitch" magazine, issue #10. All rights held by the author.)

About the Author:

Born: Chicago, 1963. Joined USMC: 17. Worked 4 yrs as a photo-journalist in Okinawa, Japan. Attended U. of Maryland (far-east): focus: ENG, PHIL, PSYCH & HIS.

Author's Note:

WARNING! This is an extremely graphic and violent tale. Please stop reading now if you are disturbed by such material. NOTE: I apologize for the white double-space line issue that appears intermittently throughout the text. I'm at a loss as to how to resolve this technical issue. When I intend there to be a break in chronology or otherwise scene-shift within the text I mark the transition with three page-centered asterisks, thusly: "***".

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