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ONE PERCENT SOLUTION . . . (one page per day) Page 88 of 252

   A satire of dysfunctional politics and economic disparity.   Chapter VIII: Day/Page 88 CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY. . . . Sofia nods, repeating the Captain’s words. “Where can I buy a boat?—is what I asking.” “I don’t know. There are lots of different boats. Some big ones, some small. Some motored, some not. What kind do you need, and … Continue reading

ONE PERCENT SOLUTION . . . (one page per day) Page 90 of 252

   A satire of dysfunctional politics and economic disparity.   Chapter VIII: Day/Page 90 CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY. . . . “You’re not enjoying your date with us here? Maybe we could spice it up for you with a little round of water-boarding,” he says, gesturing to the bench, towels, and bucket of water off to her side. “How does … Continue reading

ONE PERCENT SOLUTION . . . (one page per day) Page 87 of 252

   A satire of dysfunctional politics and economic disparity.   Chapter VIII: Day/Page 87 CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY. . . . The military police in Bellapraia are part of the group of Pros who serve and defend the Ones. They are both lap dog and guard dog, helping them keep 90% of the population at bay. And it is a … Continue reading

ONE PERCENT SOLUTION . . . (one page per day) Page 89 of 252

   A satire of dysfunctional politics and economic disparity.   Chapter VIII: Day/Page 89 CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY. . . . “We’ll see about that.” The Captain shakes the contents of her knapsack onto the steel table; ransacks through the new clothes from the boutique; scrutinizes the fruit and sandwiches wrapped in wax paper and even examines the bottles of … Continue reading

ONE PERCENT SOLUTION . . . (one page per day) Page 86 of 252

   A satire of dysfunctional politics and economic disparity.   Chapter VIII: Day/Page 86 CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY. . . . “No documents? Then what are you doing out here?” Ping! The word she has been struggling to find pops into view in her mind.  She grabs it. “Lost! I lost.” (Whew—now maybe they’ll let me go.) “Lost? You’re on … Continue reading