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Random First Lines:I wrote this some time ago for a "write an episode" contest for a podcast that I listen to. It didn't win, but it seemed too good a short story... » Read
By Chris Bradbury
I wrote Uncomfortably Numb twenty-odd years ago and, despite coming back to it every now and then, it's remained pretty much unchanged.
It came about during a lecture when I was training to be a nurse. Some fat guy was telling us about the riveting world of microbiology and, being in yet...