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The Covenant

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They say blood is thicker than water, but that’s not true.

Some say the original idiom is much older than the current use of the term and it is the complete antithesis of the way the phrase is used today: “The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb.”

It’s much more honest that way.

We can’t choose the water of our womb. None of us asked to be here, none of us asked to…

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Salt City Genre Writers is a writing group based in Salt Lake City, Utah. We hold a monthly flash fiction contest for members to be published on our Medium publication. These are the winning stories.

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Bryan Young

Bryan Young

Bryan Young is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter, filmmaker, comics writer, and journalist. Learn more at www.swankmotron.com — Twitter: @swankmotron

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