Teasers & Deleted Scenes
"Courage" Ashton, VA, August 2011
"I've been thinking about Daphne," Hafidha says.
"Anniversary" Sulphur Springs, TX, August 25, 2011
The air conditioner ticks. It's one in the morning, heatwave-still, when Rosemary Gilmer Brady rolls over and says, "You can't just not talk to him."
"Survival" Ashton, VA, October 19, 2011
It starts, like so many things, with a chance encounter.
"Location" Ashton, VA, February 2012
At first, visitors arrived or didn't arrive based on some set of parameters that nobody explained to her.
"Herbs" Arlington, VA, February 2012
The crumbs of potting soil trailed from the patio door through the living room, up the carpeted stairs, and down the hall to the back bedroom.
"Stone Soup" Arlington, VA, Summer 2008
The landlord of the building didn't look typical--he was as skinny as Dyson, though older by twenty years, but his clothes were splattered with paint and plaster, and he didn't look askance at Dice's piercings.
"Decision" Franconia, VA, July 25, 2012
Arthur Tan walked through the front door of his condo with his messenger bag and two big paper sacks, calling in his best Ricky Ricardo, "Lucy! I'm home!"
"Bear" Kentucky, April 2009
Q: What do you call a man who looks like an offensive lineman and has a big black beard and a mop of curly black hair? A: Bear. Q: What do you call a bear flying a Gulfstream? A: A pilot, you sapionormative jerk. Q: What do you call him as you're disembarking from the Gulfstream that he thinks of as his personal property?
"Flashback" - Washington, D.C., May 21, 2014
Stephen Reyes lowered the phone from his ear and tapped the red "disconnect" icon on the screen.
"The Kung Fu Master Is [In]" - J. Edgar Hoover Federal Building, Washington, D.C., December 2011
Tan & Reyes
Arthur Tan rubbed his eyes and sighed.
"Afterword" - J. Edgar Hoover Federal Building, Washington, D.C., April 20, 2013
And that, for now, was that.