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Cloud Herder

Sand blasts forward, hurtling up sheer rocks into the yellowing sky. Ahead, a plane escapes. Whirring blades. Pitted metal. Open cockpit. The flying contraption, a gravity defying pile of airborne junk, lifts the sand beneath into a whirling trail behind. Lumis glances up at the rearview mirror dangling from the windshield, only to see his […]

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Where Yonder Ends

Matthew, pull your window up.” “But Mom…” “You’re freezing us out, pull it up.” “But I’m feeling sick back here.” “Then pull it up at least half way.” Sinking into his seat with a sigh, Matthew put his cold finger on the automatic window opener. Up, down, up, down — until Dad turned the window lock […]