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Friday Flash Fiction – The Last Nine Drum Beats

Boom! The drum pounds again, far below Bruck. He hooks onto a cross-rope and hauls himself up to a platform set near the top of the southern midfield mast. He gulps air as he takes stock of the field. The … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction – The Turn of the Tide

The moon’s silver ripples and shatters into a thousand glints in the wake of the lone fisherman crossing the mud flat. Its dim dappling is the only light in the long dark before the dawn. The muddy shallows settle, erasing … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Seetha’s Race

This is how Seetha the shark hunter raced the Brazen Armada to save her people. Malleus, he of the red-plumed hat and the whispering tattoos, commanded the pirate fleet’s raids throughout the Cloudy Archipelago, pillaging stores and killing all who … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Nestled in the Gift Wrapping

‘Twas the night before Christmas The house was at rest All happily ignorant Of the snake in their nest. The Girl cleared her throat loudly, freezing Nick in his tracks. The words of his suppression spell died unspoken on his … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Reptoid Aftermath

How did I end up here? Tell you what, pinkface. You catch me some of those rats over there, I’ll let you in on the deal. Make it snappy. I’m not much of a storyteller when I’m hungry. Cough. Cough. … Continue reading

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