Over Easy, Chapter 30

Over Easy, Chapter 30

by Marian Exall, 1754 words Chapter 30 Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, had no mother. She was born by parthogenesis from Zeus’ forehead. Her symbol is the owl. By association, owls have gained a reputation for wisdom, even by those with no knowledge of Greek...
Over Easy, Chapter 29

Over Easy, Chapter 29

by Michaela von Schweinitz , 2627 words Nice to meet you Ms. Smyth.” Langdon, the burly logger, smiled and offered Alice his elbow. He was a stranger who appeared out of nowhere, yet he seemed to understand her. Without hesitation Alice put her hand on his arm...
Over Easy, Chapter 28

Over Easy, Chapter 28

by Carol McMillan, 1228 words The relief Bilan felt after her conversation with Dr. Schwartz poured through her like melting wax. Uncertain that her legs could hold her, she let herself sink onto the grass as years’ worth of unshed tears fell in two parallel rivulets...
Over Easy, Chapter 24

Over Easy, Chapter 24

by Seán Dwyer, 934 words Donald Schwartz glared at Willoughby Smyth. Leave it to this moron to blow up an entire town and several families. When Schwartz had sacrificed the weaker of the twins to get Smyth to leave town, he had understood that his sketchy medical...
Over Easy, Chapter 23

Over Easy, Chapter 23

by Cami Ostman, 1466 words Phyllis resented people treating her like she was fragile. She may be in her early seventies, and she may be tired from fighting the good fight as a single mother, mother to a single mother (Amy), business owner, and pillar of the community...
Over Easy, Chapter 22

Over Easy, Chapter 22

by Kate Austen, 1631 words The fundraiser for the diner took place—appropriately—in the old firehouse. The cavernous event space’s former use was evident from the hooks on the wall that once held helmets, axes and other equipment, and the oil stains on the concrete...