Fiction

Sing If It Makes You Happy

The Quarantine Diaries, Part Five

Dark empty city street at night, save for a lone dark figure.
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This is part of a series of short stories. To read them all, head here.

When the virus put the city into lockdown, my friend Takeshi made me go out with him to Shinjuku every night. He was a freelance writer with dreams of becoming a real journalist. He saw the virus as an opportunity. A big one.