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Roylsden #376

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I'm done.
No more storytelling.
Except for this:
All that I've written down here is a lie.
Everything.
Yeah, even the bit saying "Some of what I told you was a lie."
It's all a lie.
All of it. A fabrication.
A story.
See, I've always loved stories.
Aint nobody don't love stories.
Or histories.
So: believe it or not. It's up to you.
But tonight, like every night, I will rest with one eye on the back porch of my mind. And when Taya Two Horses comes I'll close both eyes. And when I leave, I won't look back.

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    Neville Hunt 9 months ago

    It ain’t really a lie Anna Cody; it’s true in the minds of your readers like me. Who’s to say it’s not all true, ‘ceptin’ you Anna Cody and you’ve just told us that evrythin’ you said was a lie. Why should we believe anything? Even that you wuz lyin’ Why shouldn’t we believe it’s all true? I do.

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    Drew Martyn 9 months ago

    Me too :)

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    Peter Henderson 9 months ago

    Oh no please Drew you can't. Please look for something you enjoyed and make a spinoff. How about "the doc and the wild west" or maybe wild west and seed it with a mystery arc.

    Marvelous stuff is an understatement.

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    Drew Martyn 9 months ago

    I really like those ideas Peter. The wild west seeded with something else, maybe horror or humour or sci fi, that sounds great. And yes, I reckon old Doc Morris might have a few tales to tell, I reckon a doctor would be involved in most things in the town. Cheers Peter, I'll have to think more about these :)

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    Neville Hunt 9 months ago

    Bravo!

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