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October 15, 2016

  (Small Fry
Chapter 2)

My mate looked on
unimpressed, “Mr. Baker?”

“It’s my latest name in the
academic circuit.”  I shrugged it off.

He asked grumpily, “And how
old are you for this latest trip around fantasyland?”

“In my early forties.” I
answered.  “So getting 'knocked up' won’t
look too unusual.”

He reopened my laptop to
look on my schedule again, when I snapped it shut once
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September 5, 2016

  (Small Fry
Chapter 2)

Declan continued, “From
January onwards, I don’t want her doing more than one lecture a month.  Then from June, she’s not going to do any for
at least six months.”

“Excuse me?!”  I exhorted in surprise. 

“Maternity leave, B.”  He glared my way.

Oh, maternity leave…now why
didn’t I think of that?  I had just been
planning my schedule for months in advance and it
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July 2, 2016

  (Small Fry
Chapter 2)

“You’ve been invited to a
lunch at Cambridge University on 1st February next year."  Aneet continued.  "In attendance, will be several speakers
on Ancient History in the Mediterranean.” 

“Ancient History in the Mediterranean?” I echoed. 
“I don’t teach that topic.”

“It’s not a topic, it’s a
field."  She said.  "With all your papers on Rome, Greece,
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May 3, 2016

  (Small Fry Ch 1)

cracked several eggs in a glass bowl and proceeded to beat them so hard, the
whisk made a squealing sound against the sides. 
I watched him add the other ingredients for pancakes, as he prepared
them by memory.  He was such an old hand
at this, he continued to cook as he talked.

it was just me and Finn working at the Garage; we would
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April 15, 2016

  (Small Fry Chapter 1)

I feel like an idiot.”  He shook his head
at himself.

I looked on closely.

could have done this ages ago!”  He
sounded annoyed with himself.  “Just imagine
what it could have been like, if this happened 273 years before.  We could have started a family then, if I let
you turn me into a Circulator sooner.  My
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March 13, 2016

  (Small Fry Chapter 1)


exchanged surprised glances before we departed the room to find our medical
practitioner, his scanner and his ‘medicine bundle,’ were gone.

I said taken aback. “I guess he thought the emergency was over.”

and I think he’s gone to Caesar to have a talk about us.”  He frowned.

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February 16, 2016

  (Small Fry Chapter 1)

grinned like an idiot – a tearful idiot – but an idiot nonetheless.

you said ‘daughters’ and not ‘daughter’, it means I’m let out of the doghouse
sometime.” He tried to joke.

me.”  I said flatly, as I turned back
towards the window.

then he laughed loudly as he leant on the kitchen sink. 
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February 6, 2016

“This child will be part
Lokoti Werewolf too.” 

(Small Fry
Chapter 1)

me again you don’t have a bad feeling about this?” He rasped out, as if he were
having difficulty breathing.  “Tell me
how you’re gonna live through this?”

Aunt B said, this child will be part Lokoti Werewolf too.”  Ki reminded. 
“Maybe this baby will be exactly half and half?  I’ll
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January 23, 2016

  (Small Fry Chapter 1)

are you so adamant that you want a girl?” 
I wondered aloud.

they’re not as strong as males!"  He
flared.  "Female European Werewolves
aren’t as strong as males, just as female Lokoti Werewolves aren’t as strong as
their male counterparts!  Besides, I
don’t trust other European Werewolves!  A
son of mine would no sooner knock
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January 5, 2016

  (Excerpt of
Small Fry Chapter 1)

November 2363

sat at the dining table in a tense manner, nursing our coffees.  Declan sat on one side as I sat on the
other.  Our legs jiggled nervously and I
think together we stared into our beverages, rather than consumed them.

thick silence filled the living room, as I sensed my husband was trying not to
look at
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