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The Button

The two of us stood in silence. I shivered, but not for the cold. The button was mounted on the wall in front of us. A cold metal fitting surrounded the button, and it looked threatening. It’d felt cool to the touch as I’d pushed

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It’s an odd way to travel, the train. You sit around tables with people you don’t know, trying to keep to your own space as best as possible, akward eye contact and a hurried sorry whenever you accidentally make contact. Some people get around this,

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The man awoke. He opened his eyes, once, twice. Found himself in an unfamiliar place. The windows looking out in every direction made him feel exposed. He expected attack. He stood up slowly, realising with a growing anxiety that he could not remember anything about