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Morning Star…8 Finis

“Thank you for the raise, but I haven’t actually done anything to earn the money.” “You have been an interesting and intelligent assistant and companion, thus far.” “People don’t really use the word ‘thus,’ very much, but I know what … Continue reading

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Morning Star…7

“Cat liked you a lot.” “I noticed that,” laughed Lucifer, brushing cat hair off of his jacket. “You need to use tape, wrapped around your hand, or one of those rollers with tape on it, if you’re serious about defurring … Continue reading

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Morning Star…6

“We’ve been walking for hours,” said Zip.  “You’ve helped so many people.  I think you’re rather nice.” “Thank you, but it’s only been thirty minutes,” said Lucifer, bowing slightly.  “How’s the pretzel?” “Excellent.  Don’t you want mustard on yours?” “No, … Continue reading

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Morning Star…5

“I need to know how much you’re going to pay me.” “Pay you?  For what?” asked Lucifer. “I’m your personal secretary.  I have a job title and I should be paid.” “I just treated you to lunch and you haven’t … Continue reading

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Morning Star…4

“So,” said Zip, gathering the paper wrappers from their lunch, wadding everything into a tight ball, and tossing it into the trash can.  “Do angels sing?  I mean there’s a lot of stories about heavenly choirs and all that kind … Continue reading

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Morning Star…3

“I love fries and malts,” said Zip, happily. “Me too,” grunted Lucifer, shoving another handful of fries into his mouth. “Life is hard, you know.” “It didn’t used to be,” said Lucifer.  “In the beginning cavepeople just hung out at … Continue reading

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Morning Star…2

“How old are you, Zip?” “Seventeen.” “So, basically, you’re brand new.” “A baby is brand new.  I’M seventeen.” “Your right.  Please forgive me.” “You’re forgiven but what’s with the sunglasses?  Are your eyes just slits?  Are they red, or yellow?” … Continue reading

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