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|Perpetual Dreams (youngsters:drama, 248 words)|
|Author: Marcus Scotobic||Added: Oct 15 2002||Views/Reads: 2713/0||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|Culver City is the city of the devils, where the north wind blows forever with no end in sight. Can anyone survive it with their spirit intact?|
"Attention!" The loud speaker blared. "All persons with an income of less than that of $25,000 a year please report to your homes or detainment facilities" It came at the same time every day, every one who was classified as "lower income" had to go home, so as not to insult the "higher income" people by walking on the same sidewalks and shopping in the same stores. This city was cruel that way, it broke people. The strongest people had come to this city, searching for power, fame, all the good things in life, and had been struck down, stuck in a life of scrounging for food and begging for money. But not Marc. Marc was not a big guy, about 5'3" all told, and he was skinny too. He didn't have much money but when he did get some, he always put half in the bank. The interest wasn't high but it was enough. The money was for the future, not now. "No, $1200 isn't enough to buy my civic. I'm not taking less than 18." "Come on, man! That relic is twenty years old!" Marc pleaded. "I'll give you 14 but that is all I have, please." "Okay. But this card better be valid." Marc had a car. Now all he needed were supplies for his trip out of this hell-hole. This was his dream. Culver City wasn't going to break him. He was going to move away; just as soon as he got the money.... Tweet
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