Aphelion Issue 293, Volume 28
September 2023
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by Christopher T. Dabrowski

Translated from Polish by Magda Woźniak

Kalina wanted make Tadeusz athletic, lived up a little. He resisted, he preferred sport in TV or in pub with mates. Finally she convinced him to go to yoga. They went. She didn’t tell him that the group will be advanced. He surrendered after the first exercise. She and her friends began to stretch him. At a push.

Crack! Tendons in the groins cracked. Wham! The spine broken.

Tadeusz shouted.

"It is for your own good, you will be very flexible" Kalina appeased him.

At the end of the class he was so broken and stretched that she could easily roll up him.

From now on they will always attend together yoga. Tadeusz will be a great exercise mat.

2019 Christopher T. Dabrowski

Christopher T. Dabrowski has published in the USA and Spain: Anomaly (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press), Escape (2019 - Royal Hawaiian Press); in Poland: Deathbirth (2008 - Armoryka publishing house), Anima vilis (2010 - Initium publishing house), Grobbing (2012 - Novae Res publishing house), Deathbirth and other stories (2012 & 2017 - Agharta & Armoryka publishing house), Z życia Dr Abble (2013 - Agharta publishing house), Orgazmokalipsa (2016 - Alternatywne publishing house), Anomalia (Forma publishing house), Ucieczka (2017 - Dom Horroru publishing house); he has been included in anthologies in USA, Poland, Russia, and Germany, and has had stories published in PLAYBOY magazine (Slovak edition), USA, England, Czech Republic, Russia, Brasil, Spain, Argentina, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Mexico

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