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Beyond the ordinary (part six)

Beyond the ordinary (part six)


Catch the previous parts here. 6 Dr. Lawrence Obermeyer sat in his private study, lost in thought. It was a warm, Saturday morning, a perfect day to be outdoors. Yet somehow he couldn’t get himself to go outside the house; the diffused light provided comfort. His wife and kids were away for the weekend; barbecue … Continue reading

Beyond the ordinary (part five)

Beyond the ordinary (part five)


Catch the previous parts here. 5 Joe felt the cool breeze on his face as he waited for the elevator to take him downstairs. The view from the common area was breathtaking; the building he was in towered most of the others in the area. He could see the bay, with ships lined up against … Continue reading

Beyond the ordinary (part four)

Beyond the ordinary (part four)


Catch the previous parts here. 4 Detective Derek Shabannah was having a bad day. He was late for his ten o clock appointment with his therapist. Dr. Obermeyer was strict about his time; he knew his session today would be cut short. He walked into the lobby and checked in with the receptionist. She pressed … Continue reading

Beyond the ordinary (part three)

Beyond the ordinary (part three)


Catch the previous parts here. 3 The soft touch of the pillow felt nice on his cheek. Joe was comfortable now, in the sanctity of his own home. Casey drove him home and helped him get into bed. She promised him that she would come back and check up on him after work, and insisted … Continue reading

Beyond the ordinary (part two)

Beyond the ordinary (part two)


Catch the previous parts here. 2 The building site overlooked the cafe; right across the street forming a giant skeleton made up of steel, bricks and concrete. They had completed the framework for the first ten stories; another twenty-five were to be built till the year-end. The construction had started about six months back and … Continue reading

Beyond the ordinary

Beyond the ordinary


1 The loud wail of a police siren pulled Joe Russo out of his shocked state. The square was now bustling with activity, with ambulances and emergency teams lining up by the second. He stared at the scene in utter bewilderment; he refused to believe the events that unfolded in the past five minutes. His … Continue reading