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It was late in the afternoon. He stood at the wash bin, cleaning his latest catch. He slit the belly and extracted the guts. Holding the stomach in his hand, entrails falling through his fingers, he felt something hard where nothing hard should be. Through a small incision, he retrieved a gold ring. Inside the band was an engraving. An etched phrase that would soon send him across the sea from which he had just returned.

1 comment:

  1. as cool as a "message in a bottle" but the journey most profound! was this journey taking him to his past or discovering his future? hmmm, the possibilities...nsh


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