- Angora Shade | @AngoraShade
- Mark Ethridge | @mysoulstears
- Ania Kovas | @aniakovas
- Paul Piatt
- Bill Engleson | @billmelaterplea
- Silver James | @SilverJames_
- Sheilagh Lee | @SweetSheil
- Revo Boulanger | @RevoBoulanger
- Mark A. Morris
- Siobhan Muir | @SiobhanMuir
- Kelly Heinen | @Aightball
- Keturah Lamb | @KeturahAbigail
Revo Boulanger | @RevoBoulanger
Angela says: A very close second, and very nearly the winner. This story gave me chills and not because of the faux impending blizzard. It's all too easy to imagine a similar set of circumstances in today's techno mad world. This was spot on with the rise of emotions and the reactions of the house. I could feel the panic in the character and I could so easily imagine Dana's mechanical, calm voice responding. Terrifying.
Keturah Lamb | @KeturahAbigail
Angela says: For such a beautiful and heartbreaking depiction of what many of us can relate to.
Kelly Heinen | @Aightball
Angela says: For blending heartache and joy so seamlessly.
Sheilagh Lee | @SweetShiel
Angela says: I could feel the pain and joy in her words as her character both relished the time with his love and mourned that their time was coming to an end. That she wound in a secondary story of saving his love from suicide, particularly in such a small word count, is amazing. I loved it.
Tonight I found her again she was in the process of committing suicide.
“You’re better off here with me,” I told her.
“But you don’t even know me,” she cried.
“Maybe, but I will if you give me a chance,” I insisted.
She gave me the chance. We’ve been together for twenty years now the longest of any lifetime. She’s started to remember us now so I know our time is short. I went to the doctor’s this morning and it’s me that will be pulled away this time; but I hope and pray that all the good we’ve done in the last twenty years together will be rewarded. I wish for another lifetime together again. For it’s not a curse as I thought but a gift and I know I will always love her and she me.
Congratulations Nine Time Winner Sheilagh, and Honorable Mentions Revo, Keturah, and Kelly! Don't forget to claim your badges and display them with pride. You certainly earned it!
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