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L’esprit de L’escalier

by on Sep 13, 2010 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

3,400 Words Rat opens the double doors and the stairwell smells of baking, the air thick with dull warmth and the smell of yeasty dough. He wrinkles his long nose and wonders if it will be like this for the entire way down, or if the doughy stink will gradually transform itself into the...

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