George Strasburg has lived in your hometown. Maybe. Passed through is more likely, but if he’s breathed there, it counts as living.

George is an unfortunate traveler, but his psychiatrist has prescribed him to find the silver lining, and that lining is the ability to turn all the people he meets into characters that he can torture—no, give purpose to their lives. The author of several unpublished science fiction novels and stacks of short stories, George has proved to be an unrelenting writer, and one day he suspects his fingers will give way.

He will be survived by no pets.

Although, he’s pretty sure the squeaky sound in his car is a mouse and not anything he should visit a mechanic about.

 

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