Susan’s flashback: The scene rushed to her eyes, and her stare fixed on the researcher’s white lab coat. He lay still and gave no indication he had any intention of escaping. Susan’s arms locked a hard grip around his neck.

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She stood with her father in a field in Tampa. Susan adored the oppressive Florida sun, its beams a hot, damp blanket smothering her body. Dad insisted she and his group, called Behold!, practice their military drills, and Susan outperformed them all.




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Bringing real feelings along with messages of inspiration and imagination to life. Awakening is the symptom of my infectious condition. Poetry is my condition.

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