A Fool Rides the Wheel of Fortune by Steven M. Fernand

By Steven M. Fernand

May Day, 1970... Annabelle, nineteen and disheartened together with her coal-town customers, meets Walt, who runs a video game in a touring carnival and wins a date together with her after the express closes. Wandering McCain's Magic halfway, she enters a sideshow, the place a three-armed guy reads her Tarot playing cards. Their mysterious pictures echo her fact. Later, at a bar on the town, Walt boasts of existence at the street, and Annabelle confesses her yen to be in other places. She takes a shot at event and romance, is going to his lodge room, and the subsequent evening rolls out of city with Walt and the express --- becoming a member of a strange troupe of characters, who include features of the archetypal Trumps within the Tarot's significant Arcana. Annabelle narrates her story of 1 week one of the unusual society of a West Virginia carnival, whereupon her love for Walt takes to the air amid blind lust, but quickly flutters out and in of her careworn heart.

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