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Friday flash fiction – Four Letters Undelivered Due to the Present Difficulties

Dearest Martha I fear this letter will never find you, as the raptors have surrounded our position. The last message-runner we sent out was a gutsy fellow from the Queen’s Own regiment, by the name of Bartleby Wilson. I regret … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Ninja Fireys’ Big Score

When Johnno picks them up for the gig in a stolen fire truck, Dicko and Kat get their first inkling it’s going to blow up like a highway cane toad. “Mate, where did you get this?” asks Dicko as they … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Going Rate for Peace and Harmony (A Gleaming Principalities story)

Flopknot found Sooty Grainger in a bar on Champions Way, charming her way into a knot of excitable tourists. “Can I borrow her for just a moment please?” she asked, giving them her fluffiest cheek-puff as she steered the Siamese … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Out of Context

I think they closed down the poetry servers last night. That must be what happened, because this morning nobody understands how metaphors work. We all remember using them, but now we’re not sure what they were for. Ish is pissed … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Conflagration at Confrontation Bridge (A Conservatorio Esoterica story)

Custodian Quech bit off a fat chew of sombol gum while Blaph, her eight-limbed deputy, dragged bodies from the canal beneath Confrontation Bridge. The witness continued his breathless narrative. “My friends and I were drinking swallowsap and reciting bluster-follies at … Continue reading

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