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The Mystic and Other Stories by Mark Higham

The Mystic and Other Stories
By Mark Higham

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In this collection, the reader will find stories that vacillate between SF and more literary pieces in a tremendous variety with a lot of surprise endings.

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The sun sank beneath the horizon.  It seemed to trace a pattern of some kind, as if the revolutions of the earth were unhinging it from the universe, plunging it into an alternate reality where earths and suns were only imaginings, only existing in human minds, a place where a paradise would be composed of darkness like a finger pointing in the direction of heaven without ever really believing it could be there.  The ancients believed the sun was divine, that God rested on the disc of the sky and only deigned to touch that which would dissolve, recede, and thus pull all of reality into a nothingness that resisted the concept of space and shape as if the universe could be containe...
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