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TWD Magazine 60

A Night in the Prism By Joe Golc

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runk, he stumbled forward into the street.

Midnight was moments away and even though he wasn’t late, he felt it. This is it, he thought. This time will be different. He wondered how long she’d worked there. A bus stormed by.

He crossed over. Arrived at the door. Paused.

After a shallow exhale, he weakly pushed it open.

The air was stale and the place was quiet, dark,

and dirty. What little light came from the bar, which gave off a strange, glimmering red hue. And the closer he got to it, the more his feet stuck to the floor. The jukebox was long dead — something he secretly appreciated.

Anxiously, he glanced toward his usual spot at the

far end, as he normally distanced himself away from the other patrons. In his seat sat a man.

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