100 short stories:: story 79

story: The Fireman

author: Rick Bass

year: 2001

where: bedroom, clean sheets, mopped floors

note: makes me want to reread my favorite Rick Bass story

a line: “The way light bulbs melt and lean or point toward a fire’s origin– the gases in incandescent bulbs seeking, sensing that heat, so that you can often use them to tell where a fire started, the direction in which the light bulbs first begin to lean.”

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