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Side Effects

"Side Effects" was published in the Spring 2011 issue of The Battered Suitcase.

cover art by Robert Howell

A brief synopsis:
With his acting career in free fall and his last girlfriend a hundred yard restraining order away, Carter Wall is having a crisis. Or is he? As he tosses down a small handful of Demerol, he certainly doesn’t feel the need to panic. Unfortunately for him, dumb, pill derived happiness doesn't come without a few side effects. 
Curious? Here, have a cookie. (It tastes best on page 102.)


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