Archive for April, 2013

protuberancies

April 30, 2013

Her garden cycled. Small hills grew and then receded every month. Over the years it had been studied by geoligists, weapons researchers, and sought after by women with fertility issues. She had catered to and profited off of all of them. Now she was retired and operated it purely as a decorative garden, open to the public.

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struck

April 29, 2013

The mother tigress grew sick and her teats were bloated with milk. birds came to drink from the pools of milk spilled next to her dead cubs, and sat and preened themselves on her flanks as they heaved with her labored breathing. Back at the castle they gave up the search and lowered their flags in mourning.

collusion

April 28, 2013

He stammered when he tried to explain the purchase to his wife. He had more confidence explaining the existence of evil to his parishioners. The specter of prison hung over every conversation he had with her.

carrion

April 27, 2013

we woke early. we had to carry the supplies upriver by mid-day the next day, that’s when the expedition was due. we came within sight of the outpost at dusk and sent a runner ahead to announce our arrival. we paused to wait for him but when he didn’t come back we camped for the night.

fox

April 26, 2013

The elderly fox could no longer swim across the river. He was not strong enough to fight against the currents. He can’t find any food on this side of the river. He comes upon a den of baby foxes, and eats one before the mother returns and fights him off. She chases him into the river and he gets washed downstream before he can get to shore again. He works his way upriver, digging under the snow to eat moss and grass. After some weeks he comes upon the same litter. Their mother has crossed the river which has since become swollen. She has been gone for a few days. They have grown, however, and are no longer small enough for him to defeat.

tame

April 25, 2013

Every Saturday she ventured to tame the anthropocentric anger. The butterfly citizen’s assertions provided the advertizers with denegation, but she strived for reflection. It was easy to get disjointed.

shamefaced

April 24, 2013

Doctors eventually traced the reason that he so frequently looked embarassed even though he didn’t feel it. It was because of a malformation of the bones of his inner ear. After the corrective surgery he had trouble negotiating people’s new reactions to him.

deep-freeze

April 23, 2013

“Make sure the urn is galvanized,” she told the undertaker. “I don’t want to have to deal with what happened last time any more.”

exosites

April 22, 2013

Currents within the endoplasmic reticulum resemble an accretion disc, which limited the binding sites available on each protein. The new drug produced a magnetic field which disrupted the accretion disc to allow for new types of bonds. Angular momentum was still a problem.

impearl

April 21, 2013

In his orchard he grew a fruit the juice of which allowed jewelists to fuse two or more pearls together in arbitrary designs. A neighboring lord tries to extort some of his profits, and the farmer calls in support from the international network of jewel traders.