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Friday flash fiction – The Giant’s Tale

Hurgomath’s dead maternal ancestor towered behind his shoulder, whispering predictions of doom. “Do not allow yourself to fall with the Principalities, child. Their pitiful resistance will not forestall annihilation. What sort of Giant are you to tether your fate to … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Taking of Dimension None

“This is Dimension None? But there’s nothing here.” Miles Lorimer scuffed the toe of one gleaming Berluti oxford shoe through a grey ground fog with the consistency of treacle. A dull, silent whiteness surrounded the group, showing no trace of … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Mystery of the Salt Circle

“Another mystery solved! Great work, gang!” “Right, Brett. Who’d have thought a kindly old librarian would turn out to be a deranged cult leader?” “People sure harbour some strange secrets. Well, let’s all go to the Disco Diner for chocolate … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Last Day at the Institute

A solitary figure stood at the gate, rocking back and forth on her heels like she could wait all day for it to open. Sandeep watched her on the monitors for several minutes, throat dry, hands shaking. Then a second … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Love’s Cure

“I need you to reverse a love potion,” said Rameses Sable. The notorious gentleman thief shook a silk-gloved finger at Terpsichore Gryce, who returned it with a look of bemusement. Unaccustomed to being accosted in her own apothecary, she laughed … Continue reading

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