Short story: “The Endless Visit”

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“The Endless Visit,” by Richard Burgin

Found here in issue 1 of Per Contra, winter 2005; nominated by the editor for the 2006 storySouth Million Writers Award

5,704 words

Hilariously fucked up. The way the violence occurs (and it does seem to just occur, like a lucky coincidence, committed by no one in particular) makes me think of Patricia Highsmith.