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October 11, 2007

Tanya: Untitled

“What’s that?” the tourist lady asked him, as they exited the subway.

“Huh? What’s what?” he replied.

She pointed up at the featureless, silvery-grey disk hovering high above the Chrysler Building. “That round thing up there.”

After a moment, his eyes seemed to change focus. “Oh, that’s been there for months. I don’t know what it is.” He shook his head dazedly and walked away. The tourist continued to stare.

A mile above her head, Watcher 632 nodded approvingly as the pedestrian stopped seeing the ship again. Across the room, the monitor showed another disk settling over the Sears Tower.

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My submission for today's Title Tanya's Tale contest is: 'Step 2 - Hide Some Cheese'.

Posted by: Jim Parkinson at October 11, 2007 12:48 PM · Permalink

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