Drain

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Literary Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
‘Have you got the fever? Right now?’ I asked, backing off.

Con wiped his lips with his sleeve.

‘No, no, no, Peter’ he replied. ‘No. I just ate. Don’t worry’

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Chapter 1

Submitted: February 13, 2008

I arrived just after midnight, one hand holding a twenty-pound note and one eye on my watch. I had work the next day. It seemed like I wa... Read Chapter

Chapter 2

Submitted: February 13, 2008

‘I asked you to sit back’. I was at the end of my shift. Tired, clockwatching, the white collar of my overcoat rasping against th... Read Chapter

Chapter 3

Submitted: February 13, 2008

Iris was still static on the couch when I left for work, the remote control in her stiff grip. It had been there for days. She stared int... Read Chapter

Chapter 4

Submitted: February 19, 2008

The process of extraction, the pleading, the hanging of ankles, the letting and the flow. I loved the thrill of the chase.
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Chapter 5

Submitted: February 28, 2008

‘I was sure he was going to be ok. But I fucked up. We both fucked up – but it was more my fault because I was the one who went a... Read Chapter

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