by Mike BozartEight meta-real short stories that take place in southwestern Virginia and southern West Virginia are gathered: 1. Galax_ Galaxy (thought interception), 2. Charlie West (Charleston, WV), 3. Fries or Freeze (a quick sketch by an old New River dam), 4. Gallivanting in Galax (encore), 5. The Race (New River Trail), 6. The Cipher (Wytheville, Bland), 7. A Blue Whale of a Tale (Bluefield), 8. Bridge Day (Fayetteville, WV). Total word count: 20,300.