Juneta Key

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I should hang a shingle: Afterlife Detective Agency, Finder of Lost Things, and Psychotherapy Counseling.

The first ghost, Manford a Texas Ranger, died in the line of duty when he happened upon a ritual sacrifice.

Ron, a pickpocket, stole a cursed artifact.

Wendy, a mom to three, the oldest daughter…

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“Can I bring her back?” Tears choked me.

“No, Katje, she has moved beyond the living and dead.” Fluffy rubbed his head against mine, lingering.

“That’s a good thing?”

“It’s the cycle of life and death.” This from Edgar.” “You need to hide the key Sentinel.”

“Hide it? How?”

Fluffy…

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My mother solidified as she crossed the threshold.

I gasped. “What just happened?”

“That’s the reason you invite them in. The power within you allows them to manifest.” Edgar said shifting to raven form.

My whole body shook as I motion for her to take the seat Edgar had vacated.

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An endless line of ghosts stood in the hallway. I shut the door.

“ Why are they here?”

I sat down. Fluffy hopped on the table.

“They need your help, and they’re here to pledge fealty.”

I crossed my arms. “Explain.”

“Armaggeddon Sentinel.” Edgar sat down across from me. “It…

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Juneta Key

Juneta Key

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