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Vile part 38

“No, not that,” says ZERO. “Who cares about them? I was talking about blowing up the nuclear plant.” Our villain has been so caught up in the morning’s revels that he has forgotten about his plans for the evening. “Oh, … Continue reading

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Vile Part 29

Normally, Mortimer would hire someone to break into the Last Kale National Bank and steal the golden potato, but lately he has come to enjoy the riskier parts of life, so here he is, wearing an outfit of well-fitted black … Continue reading

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Vile Part 24

Larry glances toward the teleprompter again, distressed to see that he still has no direction. “So… did you, like, buy it?” “Buy it?” laughs our villain. “Buy it? No, Mr. Brawnson. I stole it from you. I stole it from … Continue reading

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Vile Part 23

“Glad to be here,” says Mortimer, reaching out to shake Brawnson’s hand. Like so many endeavors our villain has recently undertaken, setting up this interview on live television and ensuring that it would not be truncated by any pesky government … Continue reading

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Vile Part 21

When Mortimer falls onto one of the couches in his living room and closes his eyes, ready to do battle yet again with his boredom, ZERO interrupts over the the speakers built into the walls, “Mr. Hex, you might want … Continue reading

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Vile Part 19

And for a while, our villain is content. Flames dance in his eyes as he looks at the building below, and though the helicopter’s gyrating blades make them impossible to hear, he can still imagine the screams from below, the … Continue reading

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Vile Part 7

This is part 7 of Vile, a novel in progress. Care to read from the beginning? Tonight, lying underneath his 100% cotton free, dalmatian fur covers, Mortimer dreams of sailing an icebreaker through a frozen river. The ice becomes to hard, … Continue reading

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