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Full Moon

A woman is lying in the sun, she is wearing a red bikini and half-dozing from the pleasure of the warmth of the sand. She has been for a swim and even attempted, unsuccessfully, to body-surf. The water at Noosa is warm and she stayed in for quite a while. Earlier, when she had half-woken, she had been frightened by what she saw. She was still in a dream, it was the dream that had haunted her when she was younger—much younger—at university, the frightening images of bodies bobbing in the cold, gentle ocean; some were soldiers with their gear…

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