Jeru is Salem's other half, in case you're confused right now. Whether Jeru a separate being or a figment of Salem's imagination is completely up to you. (Personally, I think Salem was born with two souls, not one.)
Contest entry for: [link]
Here are my selections:
WORD COUNT—1. Between 500 and 750 words.
PROTAGONIST—4. Salem, a homeless man in California who collects garden gnomes.
SETTING—5. An abandoned railroad left to rust.
THE CROSSING/DILEMMA—5. Take it from me: you should have never pulled that lever.
THE TWIST—9. The antagonist holds all the cards.
Cover Art: Split Personality II
(c) Uche EdochieJerusalem
(c) Britt Asterfield