A novella in 21 chapters

The Plot: Chapter 1

Rituals

Steve Fendt
Serial Stories
Published in
5 min readApr 22, 2024

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‘Coffee Time’ by Steve Fendt

Leah

It was Uschi’s turn for the school run. Leah had an hour to herself.

There’d been a cancellation, so her first case, a tricky fractured molar, wasn’t until ten. If she left the house at nine fifteen, she calculated, she should avoid the worst of the school drop-off traffic.

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Steve Fendt
Serial Stories

https://stevefendt.substack.com Short stories, serial fiction, memoirs of a possibly quasi-true nature. Stories of the Australian beach and bush.