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The Goth Witch of Philly

Chapter I

When I woke up, I was happy I was still in the dumpster and no longer being thrown through the air, chased or stomped on. Once inside I had laid down and listened, but between the blood loss, the testosterone let down and no regular sleep for a while; I had fallen asleep. Not hearing any noise outside of the dumpster, I checked my watch; I had been asleep for 30 minutes. On the stupid scale that ranked right up there with offering dog biscuits to a werewolf on a rampage.

"Probably safe now," I thought, and checked my wounds. I had some serious road rash from being tossed around before I could get away. The bleeding had stopped, for the moment, and my arms looked like a bizarre barber pole. I was going to need some super glue and liquid skin to close up the wounds once I got out of here. I keep the "Whale Fin Reattachment" size superglue and liquid skin bottles in my med kit. Stings like hell, but boy, does it work.

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End Notes

A story teller that wove the real with the fantastic since he was a child, Lincoln is an Army Reservist who has had the pleasure of visiting the Middle East five times so far. He currently resides in the Commonwealth of Virginia with his lovely wife and little girl. When not doing obscure jobs for the Government or shadowy corporations he works at honing his craft and defeating the neighborhood ninjas. You can follow him on his blog Farish's Freehold, or on Twitter as @LincolnFarish.

His works are available from Amazon, Smashwords, Barnes and Noble, and Kobo.

The Goth Witch of Philly was 1st published on, August 2016, and is used by express permission. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License. Copyright 2016 © Lincoln S. Farish.

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