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Triadic Tales - Pearl - Short Story (Part One)

Triadic Tales - Pearl - Short Story (Part One)
Pearl was born in Tea, South Dakota,  in 1992 and by 1996 had a growing desire to leave. 
Pearl's mother Ann and Father George were recondite Methodists. They followed their Pastor, Solomon Jones. His taste ran in the direction of a namesake in Florida. Suffice to say there was nothing on the Right Wing circuit that did not get "positive treatment". 
Hatred of the President, allegiance to guns, discipline and the Founders, never named, made up the core of the good Reverend's preaching.
Pearl's rejection of  home and state was both definite and unemotional. As an only child a mile from anyone but her parents in the flatness of that land, she kept to herself. 
George was gone a lot repairimg power lines. Ann busied herself with romance novels which she read and then reread in exact order. While reading, she ate pop tarts. By the year 2000, Ann attained a bulk that, TV would come to say, would multiply into losses of many bi…