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Rated: 13+ · Short Story · Action/Adventure · #1527821
They said it couldn't be done (55 word story)
They said it couldn’t be done; gravity imposed its own limitations on the art.

Tony intended to prove them wrong.

Below there was only ground; death awaited failure. Success, on the other hand, would mean immortality.

Chalked hands fought off the sweat as he made his last backwards swing.

Moments later, he flew into history.


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