Just 13,648 realities over, my Alison is still alive. From all I can ascertain, that seems to be the only difference from my own reality. That reality’s Alison never had cancer, never died while her husband slept, never left her husband all alone for these two years.

I am going to be with Alison. Life without her has been insufferable, and I can bear the quiet of this house no longer. Tonight, I shall use my brother’s government credentials to enter the Reality Shifting Facility. I shall bring my gun, and take my side by my wife, even if I have to shoot my self in the face.

This post is an installment in a continuing series of content coordinated by theme or motif with posts from Enoch Allred of Chiltingham, John Allred of clol Town, Jon Fairbanks of Funkadelic Freestylings of Another Sort, Eli Z. McCormick and Miriam Allred of Modern Revelation!, John D. Moore of Whatnot Studios, Davey Morrison, Joseph Schlegel of Sour Mayonnaise, Sven Patrick Svensson of Sadness? Euphoria?, and William C. Stewart of Chide, Chode, Chidden. This week’s theme: ‘Alternate Realities’.


About John D. Moore

Writer, cartoonist, filmmaker, and student of Japanese language, literature, and cinema at the University of Utah.

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