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Murder Is But A Memory

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We stared at the horizon for a while, our hands resting on the railing. I slid my hand east a bit and she slid hers west, and before long the twain had met. It was like grabbing a live wire. I heard bells ringing in the distance, which was either coming from the arcade or they were God's way of telling me I just hit the jackpot.

I had to take things slowly. Kerri was in a very vulnerable state and I couldn't take advantage of her. Actually, that was not true. I could've taken advantage but chose not to...

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    D.M. over 5 years ago

    Things are getting hot!
    (Not sure about the use of the present tense in the last statement.)

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    I see chivalry doesn't trump a grammar error. I corrected it.

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    Neville Hunt over 5 years ago

    I like the chivalry; grammar lacks feelings.

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    Thanks, Neville. Me too.

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    D.M. over 5 years ago

    (It's that piece of spinach left in your front tooth, that you hope a friend would advise you about. Please say you would do it for me.)

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    Christopher over 5 years ago

    Of course, D.M. I just didn't catch that I had used the first person in that last line. I was concentrating on the chivalry. So, thanks for the tip. I fixed it.

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