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The House Beyond Your Sky

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Published: 2006
Language: English
Wordcount: 3,816 / 12 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 692
Added to site: 2010.07.24
mnybks.net#: 28522
License: by-nc-sa
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yperstates collapse and bloom, and pieces of pilgrim, parakeet, and Grasper are annihilated--primaries and backups, gone.

Shards of brute matter fall away from the house, like shreds of paper, like glittering snow, and dissolve among the wild maze of the ontotropes, inimical to life.

Endpoints in time are established for a million souls. Their knotted timelines, from birth to death, hang now in n-space: complete, forgiven.

* * *

Blood wells in Sophie's throat, thick and salty. Filling her mouth. Darkness.

"Cupcake." Her father's voice is rough and clotted. "Don't you do that! Don't you ever come between me and your mom. Are you listening? Open your eyes. Open your eyes now, you little fuck!"

She opens her eyes. His face is red and mottled. This is when you don't push Daddy. You don't make a joke. You don't talk back. Her head is ringing like a bell. Her mouth is full of blood.

"Cupcake," he says, his brow tense with worry. He's kneeling by her. Then his head je

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