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Laird Barron

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in Palmer, Alaska, The United States
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Laird Barron, an expat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and Blood Standard. Currently, Barron lives in the Rondout Valley of New York State and is at work on tales about the evil that men do.

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Dispel

A little something I wrote for the reissue of David Nickle’s wonderful collection, Monstrous Affections.

Monstrous Affections: Stories by [David Nickle]

Dispel

by Laird Barron

Who the hell is Len?

In the dream I’m trapped in a David N story. “Looker” got reprinted in a year’s best anthology and I read it and said to myself, damn. Which is absurdly prophetic. In the dream, and maybe the original story, there’s a beach house and a party throw

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X's For Eyes

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The Light is the Darkness

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“Enlightenment is its own reward, its own punishment. You begin to see so much more. And so much more sees you.”
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“The cold impassive stars didn't bother him so much as the gaps between them did.”
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“It’s about walking, or crawling as the case may be, through this messy existence with eyes open. It’s about squeezing a fistful of shit and praying for a diamond.”
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