Carrion by Gary Brandner

By Gary Brandner

He brings the useless again to life.

He’s America’s most up-to-date hero. He possesses the main notable reward any guy can grasp. He can succeed in past the grave to rouse the dearly departed.

But their souls now not inhabit their our bodies. The issues that now stroll the earth - the issues he has introduced again - are carrion. lifeless meat. Soulless, senseless creatures that purely understand he's liable for their agony.

As their our bodies decay into hideous travesties of the as soon as dwelling, they've got just one mission.

To spoil their savior.

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Full speed ahead and get the whiners belowdecks. “No,” she said. ” It was as if his face was held together by a number of unseen bolts and each of them had suddenly been loosened a turn and a half. Everything sagged at once. The image was so cruelly comical that she had to rub her wounded tongue against the rough top of her mouth to keep from getting the giggles again. She didn’t want to laugh at Jess. ” he asked. “Fran—” “I have to think of my reasons why not. ” “You don’t love me,” he said sulkily.

That’s good. Do you know who I saw in Port—” He stopped and looked at her, his face suddenly inflexible and very, very careful. It broke her heart a little to see the wariness there. ” She smiled at him brightly and then spat over the side of the pier. Bright red. “Big joke, Frannie,” he said uncertainly. ” He kept looking at her. After a while they started walking again. As they crossed the parking lot, Gus came out and waved to them. Frannie waved back. So did Jess. They stopped at the Dairy Queen on US 1.

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