Phreddie Spider’s Web: “The Care-Nurse” — 2.004

The Care-Nurse “I can only advise.” Ms. Elda looked down toward the white floor. “You, of all people, know this.” The Care-Nurse, with her hair tied in a braided rope, elegantly wrapped around the top of her head, pretended to write notes, while she watched George through the monitors. “The decisions that will be made will benefit George.” The Care-Nurse…

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Phreddie Spider’s Web: “Treatment” — 2.003

Treatment George was alone with his bad feelings. He wanted to eat, but his stomach felt squeezed. His head was foggy and lazy. He wanted to hear his mother’s sympathies, but she was gone. His eyes opened, just a little, and he surveyed the room. His ears remembered the soundless nature of the Center. Scattered lights, muted by stone. Light…

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