Serial Fiction

Subject: HOLY SHIT!

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From: Sarah Kumar <sjkumar@gcloud.com>
To: Justine Li-Delhomme <justine.ld@gcloud.com>
Date: 2110-06-30T23:43:20+0200
Subject: HOLY SHIT!

HI!!!
Holy fucking shit! I found him!!!!Well, okay, so don't quote me on that.... yet. Either I found him, or I found the world's greatest con man. But I don't know, I'm…


Serial Fiction

Rosé et Chevre

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Ansouis, France. 30 June, 2110.

The man’s hand enveloped Sarah’s as she took it. Large, broad-palmed, with long, straight fingers, muscular but soft, skin smooth and taut over the knuckles, it was a young man’s hand. Sarah’s first instinct was that he was full of shit, that she should flee.


Serial Fiction

Ellen’s Place

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From: Gloria Esperanza <gloria@538-institute.org>
To: Sarah Kumar <sjkumar@gcloud.com>
Date: 2110-06-05T09:00:53-0400
Subject: Final installment deposit, 538-Investigator Grant
Dear Ms. Kumar,Please be advised that the twelfth and final installment of your 538-Investigator grant has been deposited in the bank account on file for you with the program. …


Serial Fiction

The Man Who Went Over The Wall (cont.)

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In the Reddit folklore community /r/TMWOTW, a user going by the handle of /u/FrancoFonoFile had made a hobby of collecting first-person accounts of the legend from locals around France and other places in Europe. The collection supported the notion that it was a classic…


Serial Fiction

The Man Who Went Over The Wall

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From: Gloria Esperanza <gloria@538-institute.org>
To: Sarah Kumar <sjkumar@gcloud.com>
Date: 2110-06-03T16:23:35-0400
Subject: 538-Investigator Grant Phase 2 Application Status
Dear Ms. Kumar,We regret to inform you that your application for a Phase 2 continuation of your 538-Investigator grant has not been approvedThis decision is…


Serial Fiction

Capstone Proposal (cont)

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Justine Li-Delhomme, Sarah’s advisor, smiled back from the video call like always, the tableau behind her like a Hieronymus Bosch interpretation of a twentieth-century academic office. Each time Sarah looked, she found some detail she’d never seen before. On the bookshelf behind Justine, books…


Serial Fiction

Capstone Proposal

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Bellevue, Washington, USA. September, 2109

At first, Tommy’s theory about Daniel Young and DY3x sounded crazy. It was crazy. Daniel Young could not be 140 years old. Nobody had ever made it past 122, even with the most modern rejuvenation techniques. Still, Sarah’s curiosity…


Serial Fiction

Inflection Point

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Bellevue, Washington, USA. February, 2106

Sarah’s tablet dinged a notification: Tommy, texting her from the bathroom. She hadn’t noticed that he’d gotten up from the table. She’d been looking past him, past his empty tea mug, past the smattering of English muffin…


Serial Fiction

Chasing a Ghost

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Pertuis, France. 30 June, 2110

Sarah Kumar leaned her head back, closed her eyes, and did ten controlled breaths. Her taxi climbed up the D56 road heading north from the roundabout with the old boulangerie and, after leaving the residential speed zone, cruised up and over…

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