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ORIGINAL FICTION: "If 9 Was 6" by Richard Anderson

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The boy ran with all his might, the terror he felt giving him fuel to go on. Looking back he couldn’t see the wyvern that had apparently decided he looked like a good lunch; but not far off in the wood he heard its high pitched shriek. Trying to increase his speed, he stumbled over his own feet and a loud cry passed clenched teeth.

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ORIGINAL FICTION: "Little Note, Nor Long Remember" by Republibot 3.0

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Plus Three To The Moon!

“Commence countdown!” the stalwart, strong-jawed captain said, flashing a smile

“Good Golly,” the eager-yet-green pilot said.

“Cut the chatter, you!” The captain snapped, his matinee-idol good looks clouding over.

“Atomic piles to power!” the engineer said, his voice coming into the control cockpit over the PA, “Counting down! Ten seconds to blast off!” he continued.

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ORIGINAL FICTION: “The Truth about Lions and Lambs” (Part 7 - conclusion)

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Please Note: This story deals with very dark and disturbing themes. Do not read it if you're squeamish. This is part 6 of the story. Part 1 of the story is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... and part 2 is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and...

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ORIGINAL FICTION: “The Truth about Lions and Lambs” (Part 6)

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Please Note: This story deals with very dark and disturbing themes. Do not read it if you're squeamish. This is part 6 of the story.
Part One here
Part Two here
Part Three here
Part Four here
Part Five here
Part Six here
The conclusion will air next Sunday.

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ORIGINAL FICTION: "The Truth About Lions and Lambs" (Part 5)

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Please Note: This story deals with very dark and disturbing themes. Do not read it if you're squeamish. This is part 5 of the story. Part 1 of the story is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... and part 2 is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... Part 3 is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and.... Part 4 is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... and part 6 will be online next sunday

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ORIGINAL FICTION: "The Truth About Lions and Lambs" (Part 4)

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Please Note: This story deals with very dark and disturbing themes. Do not read it if you're squeamish. This is part 4 of the story. Part 1 of the story is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... and part 2 is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... Part 3 is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and.... Part 5 will be online next sunday
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ORIGINAL FICTION: "The Truth About Lions and Lambs" (Part 3)

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Please Note: This story deals with very dark and disturbing themes. Do not read it if you're squeamish. This is part 3 of the story, and it's rather short. Part 1 of the story is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... and part 2 is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... Part 4 will be online next sunday.

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ORIGINAL FICTION: "The Truth about Lions and Lambs" (Part 2)

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Please Note: This is part 2 of the story, and it's rather short. Part 1 of the story is online here http://www.republibot.com/content/original-fiction-truth-about-lions-and... Part 3 will be online next sunday, and is considerably longer than either of these sections

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They heard some noises behind them. The plane pulled away from the terminal, the enclosed gangway folded back against the building.
“Huh,” she said.
“I feel…I feel like watching that plane leave should mean something to me, but I can’t think what,” he said.

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ORIGINAL FICTION: "The Truth About Lions and Lambs" (Part 1)

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It didn’t matter where he came from, nor where he was going, since he never got there. It didn’t even matter who he was because of course he wasn’t really the person he thought he was. All that mattered was that at that moment, in that tiny slice of time, that moving instant, he was a warm body on an airline, just like seventy or so other warm bodies, on a crappy, uncomfortable redeye flight from somewhere to elsewhere. It was a rough, buffeting flight, hours of air pockets and fasten-seatbelts signs and spilled coffee. It had gotten worse.

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