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Dry Spell

10 pages6 minutes


Dry Spell is a short story about a strange and terrible duty passed down from father to son.

Paul Fields has had a rough few years: his mother assaulted, his father arrested, and unfairly expelled from his rugby club. Now, the weight of clouds is upon him. And as Paul sits unwillingly through his brother’s school play, intrusive thoughts of violence assail him, demanding he act. Baby brother in his arms, will Paul break him to ease the suffering of all?

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