FLATLAND FICTION

NILES CAVENDISH CHOOSES A VALENTINE

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FICTION WITHOUT FORMULA

SUMMARY

The world suffocates Niles Cavendish with ennui. By day, Niles wears the ticket-taker's uniform while his eyes timidly inspect the boarding passes of passengers waiting to step aboard the tram. By night, Niles timidly cleans the refuse his distant wife ignores. The appearance of the black and red scarfs, however, one morning delivers a hope to Niles that he might find a new passion to rekindle his heart. Niles fails to dream that new thrill might just lift him into the stars.