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  • "Alas, Brave New Babylon" new fiction by Matt Bracken

    08/26/2013 6:20:36 AM PDT · by Travis McGee · 381 replies
    Western Rifle Shooters Association ^ | August 26, 2013 | Matthew Bracken
    Alas, Brave New Babylon By Matt Bracken 1. THE REGAL INN MOTOR LODGE I used to be a history teacher at a private Christian school in Louisiana. I was in my mid-thirties then, unmarried and unattached. It was June and I was on a road trip, cruising up Interstate 81 through the northeastern corner of Tennessee in my Maxima. I was going to spend the month in Pennsylvania, hiking another 300 miles of the Appalachian Trail. The trail ran 2,200 miles from Georgia to Maine, and over previous summers Id hiked it in sections, from south to north. After a...