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Chapter 10, Mary Mary, Quite Inconsolable

“A bag of quarters! A bag of quarters!” Mary called out, her crys issuing through the halls of the Oregon State Mental Hospital. “There she goes again.” Nurse Klein said, shaking her head. Nurse Polk glanced up from her paperwork and shook her head, “yeah she’s definitely lost it, I don’t think she’s going to [...]

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RPMS&theBoQs Chapters 8 & 9

Chapter 8 Hulking Harry’s Last Stand Patrick was spending the evening at Mary’s house. Mary’s parents were out for the night and Mary wanted to impress Patrick with her cooking skills. Patrick sat in the living room watching TV while Mary bounced around the kitchen preparing food, humming and smiling as she went along. Outside [...]

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RPMSS&tBoQs Chapters 4 and 5

                                                    Chapter 4                                              Emitt Airhardt  Emitt Airhardt was a tall, broad-shouldered, physically imposing, and brilliant, inventor, with brown hair and angelic good looks. He was a visionary who had made billions of dollars in the food industry.  Emitt was now in his late forties and at the top of his game, a game [...]

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Chapters Two an Three RPMSS&tBoQs

  Chapter 2 Hulking Harry Humbleton In a previous time, Hulking Harry Humbleton would have been a heartthrob. Harry was a six foot tall walking specimen of boring human perfection, classic good looks that had been done to death. The sandy blond hair, the finely chiseled muscles, puhleeease, could he be any more predictable? This [...]

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Roly-Poly Mary Slimship and the Bag of Quarters

    Chapter One:  The Dance  It was the monthly dance and bash in Dipdrought Oregon. Little Roly-Poly Mary Slimship stared across the dance floor and hardly could believe her eyes. “A bag of quarters!” she almost gasped out loud, and sure enough it was.   Mary noticed that none of the other girls had gotten [...]

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