Author: Sonny Price

“The Difficult Child”

“The Difficult Child”

Waiting in the queue with Diana had been exhausting, but they would soon board the cruise ship and then their vacation could finally begin. Seven years ago, the pediatrician had told them Diana would be a “difficult” child, and wow, had she delivered.

Suddenly, Diana started spinning around, flailing her arms about like a windmill, shouting “Whoosh! Whoosh!”

“Diana,” her mother said. “What are you doing?”

“I’m not Diana, I’m the TARDIS!” she yelled.

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“It Will Never Stop Screaming”

“It Will Never Stop Screaming”

The frail little shaman greeted Jacob at the door and ushered him
inside. The house looked normal enough, Jacob thought, apart from the
animals in various stages of being taxidermied.

“Sit,” the shaman said. “I will get it for you.”

Jacob was on pins and needles. The quest had almost ruined him, both
financially and mentally, but this time he knew it was for real.

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“Long Time No See, Frank”

“Long Time No See, Frank”

The chief emerged from behind a pile of boxes, triumphantly holding up a Frankenstein-plushy. “Hey rookie, look! It’s Frank!”

Officer Evans forced a smile. Taking stock of the evidence room with the boss proved to be just as weird and uncomfortable as he’d expected.

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Favorite Quotes, batch 1

Favorite Quotes, batch 1

Thank you to Mandibelle16 for tagging me for the quote challenge. I couldn’t do the challenge itself, but I really liked the idea of posting some of my favorite quotes. Here’s the first batch, I hope you’ll like them.

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.

Mary Anne Radmacher

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The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.

Alice Walker

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People keep saying “science doesn’t know everything!” Well, science knows it doesn’t know everything; otherwise it would stop.

Dara Ó Briain

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When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?”

Sydney Harris

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You cannot have power for good without having power for evil too. Even mother’s milk nourishes murderers as well as heroes.

George Bernard Shaw

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You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.

Ayn Rand

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Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.

Daphne Rose Kingma

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Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.

Lloyd Alexander

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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Unknown (sometimes attributed to Aristotle)