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Four Minutes

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The place: The suburbs.
The time: Tomorrow, maybe.
The situation: Ray is just trying to get by in the newer, greater America. With a wife and a new baby, he can’t afford to get mixed up in politics or the fight for civil liberties. But as the world shrinks and darkens around him, Ray finds that the safe ha
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Published April 1st 2017 by Barry Lyga LLC Lyga, Barry. Four Minutes: a short story (Kindle Locations 466-467). B & Z Publishin
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Apr 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Barry Lyga's April project makes you think. It's an intriguing work on what America may be like, and something that is horrifyingly possible in our world today. It has elements of current events, and shows a lot of things that could happen from Trump's Presidency, albeit in an extremely negative way. I have no issues believing that situations like these could happen, or are happening in our world. It causes you to reflect on our world today, and think about who you are as a person, as well as wh ...more
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Apr 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow what a story! Full review to follow. ...

Wow! What an incredible story. This is the fourth short story by Barry Lyga released in 2017, though from reading it, it was intended to be the first. These are short stories with a purpose. With the changing political and social climate in the USA after November 2016 election Barry wanted to know what he could do, as a writer and as a wordsmith he decided to use his voice, his words to draw attention. So we his fans benefit, because he has decided to
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Barry Lyga is a recovering comic book geek. According to Kirkus, he's also a "YA rebel-author." Somehow, the two just don't seem to go together to him.

When he was a kid, everyone told him that comic books were garbage and would rot his brain, but he had the last laugh. Raised on a steady diet of comics, he worked in the comic book industry for ten years, but now writes full-time because, well, wou
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