Bright Lights, Bug City Part 7 – Fool me once shame on you, fool me nonce, eh, good for me I guess

Did you know that when Grace is not doing magic stuff she’s a pro wrestler?  She actually does that a lot more than she does magic stuff.  Crazy huh?  It doesn’t pay well but at least it’s really bad for you.    Wrestlers who are any good develop two very strange skills.  One is selling.  Not like Glengarry Glen RossContinue reading “Bright Lights, Bug City Part 7 – Fool me once shame on you, fool me nonce, eh, good for me I guess”

Bright Lights, Bug City – Part 6

The plan was simple.  That’s good right?  The beauty of a good plan is its simplicity. Once a plan gets too complex, everything can go wrong.  Christie would distract the people at the nurse’s station.  Grace would levitate up to the third-floor window, go in, and grab the doctor.  Simple.    Unfortunately, this simple plan had several fatal flaws. Continue reading “Bright Lights, Bug City – Part 6”

Bright Lights, Bug City – Part 5

Grace isn’t a good singer.  But she’s not a comically bad singer despite the jokes.  She’s just not good. What she lacks in ability, she makes up for with enthusiasm.  She had the window down on Christie’s battered Malibu as they meandered through the northwest central Illinois night.  She had her arm out the window,Continue reading “Bright Lights, Bug City – Part 5”

Bright Lights, Bug City – Part 3 “Don’t worry, we’re experts”

A bloodied and battered fellow listlessly swinging a baseball bat came galloping out from the general area where the Spark had crashed into the hospital lobby.  Grace responded to this threat with a little hop and kicked him in the chest – sending him to the ground gasping like someone having a heart attack.  GraceContinue reading “Bright Lights, Bug City – Part 3 “Don’t worry, we’re experts””