Andreas Neuenkirchen

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<I>Leaving Happy Road</I>: Dawn of the Dad

Voices | Fiction Jul 27, 2019

Leaving Happy Road: Dawn of the Dad

Chapter 5 When Franz woke up, not much had changed. He was still in the big new house by the cemetery, which he had just moved into with his wife, Hina, and her parents. It was still Day One. Probably. "How long have I been ...

<I>Leaving Happy Road</I>: The House by the Cemetery

Voices | Fiction Jul 15, 2019

Leaving Happy Road: The House by the Cemetery

Chapter 3 Whenever the railroad crossing gate hit his head, Franz felt right at home. Like a true local. The crossing gates came down often at the entrance to Happy Road Oyamadai. At first, Franz had found it amusing, how the locals started running once they ...

<I>Leaving Happy Road:</I> The Rise of O.G.

Voices | Fiction Jul 5, 2019

Leaving Happy Road: The Rise of O.G.

Chapter 2 The meta-evil Doktor Fluxus had opened an Intrastellar Portal into the Double-negative Zone, causing a worldwide communications breakdown. With humanity on the brink of war and insanity, it was up to Nooncreeper and Lady Opaque to save the day. Due to secrets buried ...

<I>Leaving Happy Road:</I> On a Sunday

Voices | Fiction Jul 5, 2019

Leaving Happy Road: On a Sunday

Chapter 1 Franz's sausage roll breakfast at the local Vent de Ludo on Happy Road Oyamadai reminded him of Sundays. Not Japanese Sundays, filled with frantic quests for overcrowded quality time, but German Sundays. It wasn't the sausage. It wasn't even that today actually was ...