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Fictitious

Long Time Coming

Ron Lewis

A former City Marshal unburdens himself to his replacement.

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Long Time Coming

Thursday, May 31, 1900

The old cat lay on Bertram Skinner’s lap. The yellow tabby was his fourth cat in the past 28 years. He stroked her fur, speaking to her in a soft voice, understanding, soon, he’d have to find another kitten.

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Fictitious is a publication featuring short story fiction (and a few non-fiction articles) by published authors. For the most part, we make stuff up. But there are always exceptions.

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Ron Lewis

Ron Lewis

Ron Lewis has had a lifelong interest and love of both history and westerns.

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