Horizon

Horizon

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

Two small time hoodlums travel to Horizon Street. They heard, from another crook, that easy money could be had from the Oracle living there. But, of course, the Oracle had different ideas about easy money and being an easy mark.The Oracle lives on Horizon Street. At least that’s what another crook told Dunce and Ed. There was easy money to be had with a minimum of work. All that would be needed were a few threats and a bit of arm-twisting.The Oracle lived in a dark room at the end of a dead-end alley. She had no intentions of falling for strong-arm methods and giving out money.This story is the product of an assignment given to the writers of the First Saturday Writers of the Eastern Shore.
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At the Track

At the Track

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

A lightning bolt rearranges his brain. He tries slowing racehorses with his mind.A lightning bolt rearranges his brain. He can kill flies by slowing their reaction time. He can move small items with his mind. The girls want to make a killing at the race track. Can he slow racehorses with his mind? A big-boob-blonde-bimbo distracts him as the trotters come down the home stretch.
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Cosmic Egg

Cosmic Egg

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

Jerome and Bill are very close to flunking out of their college astronomy course. Jerome wants to impress the top student, a blonde. Their next lesson is about the different creation theories.Jerome and Bill are very close to flunking out of their college astronomy course. Jerome wants to impress the top student, a blond. Their next lesson is about the different creation theories. Bill is called on and he talks about the Big Bang and the Cosmic Egg theory. Jerome has to discuss the Membranes or Branes theory. He also talks about the biblical creation. Is the instructor satisfied? Is the blonde impressed?
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Space Trip

Space Trip

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

The ship wakes Charlie up after only ten years of a hundred year tripThe ship wakes Charlie up after only ten years of a hundred year trip. His cooling unit is broken and unfixable. The ship's computer decides that Charlie is using food and energy at an alarming rate. It declares Charlie excess baggage.
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Spousal Abuse

Spousal Abuse

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

His second wife has trouble fixing his special Bombay martini. A woman writes of her visit to the Head Hunters of BorneoA man wants a cell phone in his casket. He fears the undertaker may cremate him too soon.An alien civilization is in trouble. Their DNA is not stable. They buy humans to use their DNA to aid in saving their people.His second wife has trouble fixing his special Bombay martini. A classic spousal abuse tale. The splash of vermouth is never correct. The garnish is wrong and the gin is from Baltimore.A woman writes of her visit to the Head Hunters of BorneoA man wants a cell phone in his casket. He fears the undertaker may cremate him too soon.An alien civilization is in trouble. Their DNA is not stable. They buy humans to use their DNA to aid in saving their people.
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Assateague Rum Runners

Assateague Rum Runners

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

A fiction story of rum and scotch being unloaded to Assateague Island during prohibition. The schooner anchored offshore and the whiskey was brought to shore by small boats. A storm approached and the ocean becomes nasty.Also love in the Valley of Kings plus a soldier waits as a scimitar is being sharpened.A semi-fiction story of rum and scotch being unloaded to Assateague Island during prohibition. The schooner anchored offshore and the whiskey was brought to shore by small boats. A storm approaches and the ocean becomes nasty. The small skiff’s engine dies when it is caught in a huge breaking wave. The two men struggle toward shore as the men on shore watch.Also Love in the Valley of Kings.A soldier waits as a scimitar is being sharpened just for him.
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Brother Ezra

Brother Ezra

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

The sheriff investigates the town bum, known now as brother Ezra, who has found God and speaks in tongues.The sheriff investigates the town bum, now Brother Ezra, who has found God and speaks in tongues. The town is evenly divided. One half thinks he is a healer and the greatest thing to happen in their town. The other half thinks he is a drunken rapist and should be run out of town on a rail. The sheriff is in a quandary. He needs the votes of both sides.
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The Feng Shui Woman

The Feng Shui Woman

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

She exorcises spirits from a distant time and place in Africa.The Feng Shui woman is not prepared for Grandpop and his harem. He has taken over one of the upstairs bedrooms. He is loud, smells of sulfur and brimstone and a general nuisance. All of this began the day he was buried. As the Feng Shui woman approaches the top of the stairs, she hears the trumpet of an elephant, the roar of a lion and the crazy laugh of a hyena. All coming from the last bedroom.
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Zombie

Zombie

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

Her husband appears two weeks after she receives his urn. George suspects foul play from his wife. He is running a minus temperature. He wants to go to bed to warm up. She wants nothing to do with that idea.Ayalah is the only female warrior in all of Miltinoth, raised since she was orphaned as a child to be tough and wary. But she has a destiny beyond her skills with the blade: she is the holder of the first piece of an ancient prophecy. Legend says this prophecy was split into six parts long ago to keep a dark wizard from learning its secrets. Ayalah is determined to find and put together the other pieces in order to discover what the future holds for herself and for the world.The Wizard's Prophecy is JB Starre's first fantasy novel, though her literary fiction has appeared in print elsewhere. The Wizard's Prophecy was first published online as a serial novel with accompanying illustrations. The story is still free to read online, and new chapters post every week.
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Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

A spy has a package to deliver. He is not sure of the contact. Her hair is light brown, not blonde. Her green sweater is not solid, it has yellow triangles. What should he do? They are meeting in a honky tonk dance hall.. She asks him to do the Turkey Trot with her. It is close to the password.A spy has a package to deliver. He is not sure of the contact. Her hair is light brown, not blonde. Her green sweater is not solid, it has yellow triangles. What should he do? They are meeting in a honky tonk dance hall.. She asks him to do the Turkey Trot with her. It is close to the password.He returns to his table and sips on his beer. She appears at his table again to dance a Paul Jones. After dancing with other women, he makes up his mind when the whistle blows and she has his hand.
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CIA and the Nine Ball Tournament

CIA and the Nine Ball Tournament

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

The CIA thinks her husband, a friend and his wife are terrorists on their way to Baghdad while she says they are shooting pool at the local pool hall.The CIA thinks her husband, a friend and his wife are terrorists on their way to Baghdad. She says her husband and his friend Smitty are shooting nine-ball at the local pool hall. The agent says they have been spotted getting off of a plane in Tehran. They have to be stopped at all costs before they reach Baghdad.
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Dementia

Dementia

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

The Taylorville Writer is having problems with his memory. He thinks he is fine. His wife thinks otherwise. She gives him three words to remember and goes to the drug store.He is primed and ready for the question. When she returns, walks around eating a candy bar and talking about other things.Then she finally asks what are the three little words?The beginning of the end started long before man was created. The creation myth as only a Fantasy Mastermind could dream it.
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The Taylorville Pearl

The Taylorville Pearl

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

The Countess of Crisfield and the Baron of Bishopville stop at an inn in rural Eastern Shore during the Revolutionary era. They want rooms, ale and dozens of oysters.The beautiful Duchess of Dorchester arrives and also needs a room. There is only one room but the barn loft has clean hay.The Duchess finds a beautiful black pearl in her oyster. Everyone claims it, including Joanna, the innkeeperThe Countess of Crisfield and the Baron of Bishopville stop at an inn in rural Eastern Shore during the Revolutionary era. They want rooms, ale and dozens of oysters.The beautiful Duchess of Dorchester arrives and also needs a room. There is only one room but the barn loft has clean hay.The Duchess finds a beautiful black pearl in her oyster. Everyone claims it, including Joanna, the innkeeper.The Duchess leaves for the loft. Half and hour later, the Baron goes to the loft.
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Mary Magdalene and the Escapee

Mary Magdalene and the Escapee

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

Two men in white coats are searching for an escapee. He wanders into a book signing. The author captivates him and he signs on as her helper.Two men in white coats are searching for an escapee. He wanders into a book signing. The author captivates him. She has seen pictograph on rocks in the Grand Canyon of a woman with a halo. The Indians describe remains of an old, old ship. His heart is on fire. He has to go with this lovely woman.The two men are only blocks away. Can Noah’s ark and Mary Magdalene save him from life in an asylum?
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Singing Fool of Afghanistan

Singing Fool of Afghanistan

Nelson Lynch

Nelson Lynch

Jack’s helmet is hit by enemy sniper fire while on a patrol in Afghanistan. The concussion causes him to sing most everything. Their orders were to go ten klicks and check for enemy activity. Sergeant Evans decides to return to base with the wounded soldier.Jack’s helmet is hit by enemy sniper fire while on a patrol in Afghanistan.. The concussion causes him to sing most everything and use the word fool excessively. Their orders were to go ten klicks and check for enemy activity. Sergeant Evans decides to return to base with the wounded soldier.For Jack it’s send in the fools time. On their return the enemy opens up with a heavy machine gun. Jack sings great balls of fools.The captain ask how many of the enemy did they kill. Jacks sings Thirty nine fools and holding..It’s medal time.
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