The God Complex

J.J. Shannon
The Haven
Published in
3 min readJan 8, 2022

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Flash Fiction

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When I was a young medical student, I was warned about the pitfalls of my chosen profession: the long shifts that would affect every part of my life including my health and relationships, the mysterious symptoms and elusive diagnosis that would deny me of sleep, and the emotional toll of losing a patient. Some memories will stay with you forever, I was warned. When I was in the midst of my residency, I learned of another…

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J.J. Shannon
The Haven

I’m a writer from NYC. I love short stories and flash fiction.