Filipino Gothic

Fiction by Daphne Anne Martinez |

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You wake up ten minutes before your alarm rings. You have been waking up ten minutes before your alarm rings for the past two weeks. You check your phone; you’ve left it charging overnight. The battery is at 87% – an improvement from yesterday’s 86%. It was 85% before that.

You idly wonder what will happen when you wake up to a 100% battery charge.

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