Mike Trial has lived in many cities across the United States, spent a few years overseas, and now makes his home in Columbia, Missouri.

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“Francesca” is the story of a young graduate student at Iowa University majoring in genetic bioengineering, who stumbles upon an ominous secret. Her research project in gene splicing offers great hope for a cure for...

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Francesca, Chapter 4

Word Count: 1264 Words | Read Time: 3 minutes

The next morning I stopped by River Styx, the indie coffeeshop with the best coffee in town, got a double mind-blaster, so full of caffeine it would bring the dead back to life, then went...

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