“Alarms” by S.L. Gilbow

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Cara always wanted to have superpowers, to be Cara Cool. Now she's got a supercurse: setting off alarms wherever she goes. Dr Zimmerman think it's just another one of her compulsions, but Cara needs to figure out a way to live with it.


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About the Author
S. L. Gilbow is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose short stories have appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed Magazine, The Dark Magazine, and the John Joseph Adams anthologies Federations and Brave New Worlds. His short story “Mr. Hill’s Death” was selected for The Years Best Dark Fantasy and Horror: 2015. A 2011 graduate of Clarion West Writers Workshop, Gilbow is a retired lieutenant colonel and navigator with twenty-six years of Air Force service and over 2000 flying hours in the B-52. He currently teaches English at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia.
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