Trivia. He'd always desired it. Kept and hoarded as much as he could. Sam Carson the youngest DOT COM Billionaire ever to spot, harness and reap a trend. Who knew that others liked (and would pay by micro-transaction) to keep their nostalgic memories in digital form. Still, his (actually quite vast) fortune hadn't stopped the throat cancer. Losing his persuasive voice was a hit that sent him into minimalism after that. Just the one wife. One mistress. All else he gave vicariously away. His tombstone was the final evidence of his loss of largesse. None of the LCD Virtually Real Holography favoured now by the too obviously rich. Just a simple stone carved:

A|F|K
B|R|B
L|O|L

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DoctorMikeReddy over 8 years ago

An audio version of this story is available as part of July 2013 #audiomo
http://audioboo.fm/boos/1490040-audiomo-7th-july-t-m-b-t-l-a-s-a-6minutestory-6minutestory

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I do all sorts of things. Mostly badly. Mostly better than others. I tell stories. Occasionally, I lie.

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