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The Trouble with Transoms

The Trouble with Transoms

Alicia walked to the back of the room, rose about four feet from the floor, and made herself comfortable. No one else around seemed to mind or notice that the girl was not standing on the floor, or sitting in a very high chair. Popular contention was, that Alicia was sort of light headed anyway, so that sort of behavior was actually expected of her. As the rest of the workers filed through the corridors, Alicia drifted, with some difficulty, from room to room, through hallways. Those damn transoms would always get in the way. One time she got her hair caught in a light fixture, just as she was pulling away from a transom. There were times when she had to stay inside, or else she would float away.


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