Ticking, Sweating, and Stuttering

      JRNappier / Actions & Adventure
Ticking, Sweating, and Stuttering

In this collection of slice-of-life short stories, three protagonists find themselves in sticky situations, whether it's blind dates, walking through hot deserts, or being stranded. Now it's a test to see whether or not these three can overcome these predicaments or to be overcome themselves.In TICKING, Jack, a cautious workaholic, takes a chance and agrees to a blind date. Discovering his date, Felicia, is extremely beautiful, his paranoia starts to fade. However, not all is what it appears in this seemingly normal scenario. They both have something to hide and such secrets could spell trouble for both him and Felicia.In SUMMER HEAT AND LEATHER SEATS, our unnamed protagonist runs away from home to pursue his dream, but quickly discovers the road to get there isn't as smooth as he would've liked. Roaming through the desert with few resources, he is forced to hitchhike. Eventually picked up by a trucker, our protagonist soon finds himself in a situation that could change his perspective on life whether for better or worse.In 1978, Kyle makes his way home from a flea market when his car suddenly breaks down. Out in the middle of the highway with no proper tools, he finds himself shit out of luck. Fortunately for him, help comes along the way. Two men bond over their experiences as they get to work.
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