All posts by Michael Tegos

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The giant

The spray hits his face as he sits on the rock, just like he’s done day after day, for the past few weeks. He’s been coming every afternoon, just after the mid-day gathering, ever since he found it; the huge, colourful carcass, basking in the

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Safe haven

I land with my back to the dirty wall, making a dull thud, gasping as what breath I have left leaves my lungs forcefully. The alley stinks of dirt, urine and tear gas. I try to focus, try to breathe, but the gas burns my

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Five years

“So, wait. HP Sauce? You got me HP Sauce?” “Yeah! I know how much you like it, and I thought…” “Let me get my head around this. You got me HP Sauce. For our anniversary.” “Well, I… yeah. It’s, you know, it’s something that represents

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New plan

Ladies and gentlemen of the board, we have a new message. Please allow me to explain. In the past, our company has been about maximising profits, expanding our business overseas, improving efficiency by outsourcing our core workforce to developing economies, and saving unthinkable amounts of