Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

Fictionalised True Story

The Woodshed Roof — A Place to Belong to Himself

GiaB prompt #2–21: happy place

A digitally altered image of a dilapidated woodshed overgrown with plants. An axe with a bright red handle protrudes from a block of wood.
“Woodshed with Red Axe” by [¯Ô¯] Sherweld is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

“Where’s your brother?”

“How would I know,” came the surly reply from the dark-haired girl seated at the end of the kitchen’s seen-better-days table. Without raising her head from the schoolbooks set before her, she continued in the same…



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