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PodCastle 702: Hummingbird

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Rated PG


Hummingbird

by Eisuke Aikawa and Toshiya Kamei

The translucent Ōe-san steps out of the bathroom and sits at the table as usual. He spreads butter on an invisible slice of bread, takes a bite, and chews it, holding the morning paper in his other hand. Just like a mime. I sit on the floor and observe his movements.

He showed up about a month ago.

Of course, his sudden apparition took me by surprise, even frightened me. To my dismay, his ghost spends his days in my apartment. On top of that, he owned this place before I moved in.

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