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Ghost Patrol

By Curtis C. Chen
Oct 15, 2019 · 5,708 words · 21 minutes

Photo by Toa Heftiba via Unsplash.

From the author: Are you afraid of NO GHOST, though?

Delia Novakoski walked into the armory wearing plainclothes and handed her requisition form to the sergeant behind the caged service window. She braced herself for the inevitable quip about her atheism—that tiny "religion" checkbox at the top of the "in event of death" box—but it never came.

"Aren't you a little young for ghost patrol?" the sergeant asked.

"Special assignment," Delia said. "I'm supposed to go anchor Asher Kuhmann's spirit."

The sergeant seemed to be more interested in...

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  • maybefriday
    October 31, 8:02pm

    I love your police procedurals! Also, did I detect a Hot Fuzz reference or two?



    • CurtisCChen
      November 1, 5:25am

      Thanks! And it may have been more of a Spaced reference, but yeah :)