August 15th, Nine Thirty-Two PM, Eastern Standard Time

“She forgot the eggs… again,” Jonathan Garland stood next to the refrigerator and looked in on its cold pale shelves. An empty carton of eggs sat jauntily on top of some Tupperware. Sure he could have cereal for breakfast, but it wouldn’t fill him up. He’d be hungry again by eleven.

He looked across the hallway to the bedroom door which was slightly ajar. Darkness peeked through. Katie still wasn’t awake.

“Chap! Do we have any eggs in the garage?” Jonathan asked the lifeless living room. There was an opening from the…

Luke Orlando

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writer, English Teacher, Gamer, Nerd.

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