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Jack of Hearts…Chapter 21

“Who was he?” “The Bicycle.” “You think he’s a bicycle?” “He’s not A Bicycle, he’s THE Bicycle.  That’s the deck we use and there’s only one other person higher than he is.” “What’s he called?” “No one knows and he … Continue reading

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Jack of Hearts…Chapter 20

“Sorry about Four,” said the good-looking, tall, broad shouldered, man in the pinstriped suit.  “She was a good….” “Yes, she was,” agreed Ace.  “What have you found out?” Mathews has been trapping and smuggling other-worldly beings into our area.  It’s … Continue reading

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Jack of Hearts…Chapter 19

There was a partially burnt piece of paper on the kitchen table.  It said:  Thanks for leaving the burner on.  It was nice. I appreciate it.  I’ll be gone for a couple of days.  There’s a big fire in California, … Continue reading

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Jack of Hearts…Chapter 18

“That went well,” said Tim.  “He probably knows a lot about the organization he used to work for.” “I’m sure he does but that’s not why I hired him.” “It’s not?” “No.  I like him and I believe he’ll be … Continue reading

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Jack of Hearts…Chapter 17

Ace started getting messages of condolences, as soon as people found out Four was dead.  Many of the notes included questions about the jacket. She smiled, realizing that the jacket had a life of its own.  Duce stopped by and … Continue reading

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Jack of Hearts…Chapter 16

“What is it with that jacket?” asked Tim, when they were back at the apartment. Ace looked at him and tried to smile.  “Four bought it for me three years ago.  It was supposed to be my birthday present but … Continue reading

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Jack of Hearts…Chapter 12

“That was fast,” said Tim, looking around.  “There’s no snow,” he said, disappointment thick in his voice. “It’s August, why would there be snow?” “I guess I thought they always had snow in Chicago.” “They don’t, it just feels as … Continue reading

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