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Littered with Ellipses...

By Sean Ferrell
May 24, 2020 · 28,089 words · 103 minutes

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From the author: He wasn't supposed to care. He wasn't built to do so. But when a deepspace maintenance worker rescues children from an accident he gains citizenship and makes the people who care for him question how they (or anyone) care for themselves.


7 Chapters

Littered with Ellipses... part 1

Updated May 10, 2020 · 3,795 words (14 minutes) · 156 views

Celebrity host Jack Trumbull is set to interview an unlikely hero: an engineered man who--some say--has rescued children from certain death. When Jack's interview reveals how the maintenance worker's personality and actions leave questions about motive, Jack finds himself worried about his own home life, the person responsible for his children, and his own motives at home and at work.

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Littered with Ellipses... part 2

Updated Jun 8, 2020 · 2,628 words (10 minutes) · 217 views

Steven is a caretaker for an accidental hero. As he spends more time caring for a person who can't care for himself, he slowly recognizes gaps in his own life.

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Littered with Ellipses... part 3

Updated Jun 22, 2020 · 3,853 words (15 minutes) · 197 views

Steven struggles to help Carl take care of himself, and taps into talents no one expected.

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Littered with Ellipses... part 4

Updated Jun 22, 2020 · 3,052 words (12 minutes) · 170 views

Amy slowly befriends Carl. Despite her struggles with her artwork, she adopts him--and his--as her own.

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Littered with Ellipses... part 5

Updated Jul 20, 2020 · 2,706 words (10 minutes) · 160 views

Amy discovers where Carl might fit into her life. Or is it her fitting into his?

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Littered with Ellipses... part 6

Updated Aug 2, 2020 · 7,796 words (29 minutes) · 149 views

Xuanji is convinced that she is destined to meet Carl. And she's convinced that Amy is in her way.

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Littered with Ellipses... part 7

Updated Aug 17, 2020 · 4,259 words (16 minutes) · 119 views

An old-timer discovers wisdom on the sunken streets of New York City.

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Sean Ferrell

Sean Ferrell writes speculative novels and short stories, as well as picture books about kids who don’t know why they keep getting into trouble.