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A MASTERS THIEF Part I: "Those Punk Kids"
        “Alright kid, it’s a simple grab and go.  You get in, get the access code to the Fabian family fortune, and get out.  Got it?” the gruff voice bellowed into Alex’s mind. “How many times have we done this Fife?” Alex replied sarcastically.  “You don’t need to worry about me getting it, bro.  I got it.  I was born with it,” Alex heard himself think…literally.  HIs voice echoed off the walls of his mind.  With each word the walls pulsed, flashing a white light.  It was what Alex thought a heart might look like when it beat.  Except for the white light, that is. “Don’t get cocky Masters,” Captain Fife snapped.  “I know some of the higher-ups think you’re God’s gift when it comes to mind thievery.  But to me, you’ll always be a worthless, fifteen year old punk.” “Figures,” Alex said under his mind breath as he raked a neural hand through his spiky, flowing neural red hair.  “Show me the target.” A huge head was suddenly projected into A…
DETECTIVE ABEL PRICE Nobody's First Choice   “I’m close to solving it!”             The four living members of the Nathanson family did not even acknowledge the detective’s pronouncement.They had heard these same words countless times over the last two days; for they had been forced to sit in the drawing room of their mansion overlooking a bleak English countryside enduring a barrage of questions from the man whose job it was to give them answers. Not only that, but they had to do it while enduring the putrid smell of death, which had become so potent they were beginning to taste it.At least four of the many windows had been opened to combat this, but to no avail. Helen, the matriarch, sat motionless in the same ornate arm chair she placed herself in at the start of this ridiculous, two day investigation.Mary, Helen’s eldest daughter, sat across from her mother fighting off sleep.Being the most squeamish of the bunch, she had elected to turn her chair away from the crime scene.Mathia…