Tansy Undercrypt
Author, Illustrator, Purveyor of Doom & Whimsy

Transmission

November 24th 2014 in Microfiction

When Matt came to, he was slumped in the snack aisle of the Baron Street Piggly Wiggly on a pile of chips he’d pulled down; he’d drooled (or worse) all over his shirt. “Hey, you’re back!” Chuck said, helping him sit up. There were tears in his eyes. “Who came through?” Matt asked weakly. “My grandmother,” Chuck said. “It was her voice and everything. She told me where to find my dad’s war letters and urged me to go low-carb for my heart. It was her, man. It was so weird.” Matt rubbed his forehead and sipped the water someone had given him. “It can be freaky,” he said slowly. “When I was in New York last month, I apparently visited a photographer as Marilyn Monroe and told him off for publishing childhood photos.” Chuck whistled. “Yeah,” Matt finished, trying to stand.


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