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Sep 11, 2020

The Button at the Base of his Spine by Robert Bagnall. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword written by Robert Bagnall.

Jeff didn’t think he’d ever seen that look in Mandy’s eyes before.

He’d opened the front door, as he always did, hung his hat up, as he always did, and hollered, “Hi, honey, I’m home.”  They’d exchanged kisses, lingering rather than obligatory, they were still virtually newlyweds, and Jeff wondered if he could get her to do that thing she did with his back later that night.  He loved that thing she did with his back.  He’d never met anybody else who could do that.

Robert Bagnall was born in Bedford, England, in 1970 and now lives in Devon, between Dartmoor and the English Channel.  He is the author of the novel ‘2084’, and the anthology ‘24 0s & a 2’, which collects two dozen of his thirty-plus published stories.  He can be contacted via his blog at


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