The Call of the Sea

      John Heap

The Call of the Sea

Why do tears taste of the sea?John Heap’s debut short story begins as Peter meets Maria on a deserted shore of a British seaside town. Peter is fascinated with Maria, but Maria is fascinated with the sea, a dark elemental obsession that echoes back to her family and to the origins of life itself. Can Peter save Maria from herself and the planetary forces that seem bent on her destruction?Daylight Saving's Time is a new policy in the corporation of Time, and the hour Two is not happy. She loses her hour to hour Three for nothing. So, she decides she will not take it and travels up the corporate ladder to do something about it. She goes to Summer, Winter, Spring, and even Annual to get someone to listen to her. She will not have her hour handed over to Three just in the name of progress.
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