Flat Tire

      Barry B Begault
Flat Tire

David has a flat tire 10 miles from his sister’s home and lab in the desert. It’s dark, cold, and David soon has a Close Encounter of the Third kind that has romantic possibilities. Truly a long, long, long, distance relationship.Part of my "Snack Readings"; novelettes that can be read in an hour or so. Watch for more!David, a medical Doctor, leaves from a weekend visit at his sister and her husband’s home, also their global warming research center, in the desert, twenty-five miles from the nearest highway. While driving the down twenty-five mile, sand-packed road to the highway, he has a flat tire 10 miles from his sister’s home. It’s dark, cold, and David soon has a Close Encounter of the Third kind that has intergalactic romance possibilities; truly a long, long, long, range romance.Part of my "Snack Readings"; novelettes that can be read in an hour or so. Watch for more!
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    For the Sake of Art

      Barry B Begault
For the Sake of Art

Jack Landry, a notable wire-form artist seems to not be feeling like himself. He woke up one morning and discovered he was a robot, or more correctly, an android! Talk about waking up on the wrong side of the bed!Part of my "Snack Reading" series that can be read in about an hour.Jack Landry, a notable wire-form artist seems to not be feeling like himself. He woke up one morning and discovered he was a robot, or more correctly, an android! Talk about waking up on the wrong side of the bed!He enlists the help of his brother Bruce, who is an MD to help him get to the bottom of this problem. Jack has all his human memories and experiences. So what's going on???Part of my "Snack Reading" series that can be read in about an hour.
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