The Contraption [Short Story]

The Contraption [Short Story]

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K.V. Wilson By kv_wilson Completed

[One Million Project - Fantasy/Sci-Fi Anthology]
Russell Cornelius Brattle - a punctual and orderly teen - worked long hours as an apprentice tinker to provide for his broken family. His cousin Agatha - a free-spirited youngster - was eager to put her sewing days behind her and get her hands greasy. But she and her prosthetic limb turned out to be more trouble than they were worth. One act of clumsiness put into motion a chain of events that not even Russell could fix...

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                                      #593 in Science Fiction - June 11/17
First Place in the Chaos Awards, Nov/17