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Friday flash fiction – The Penultimate Foe

As Cassandra Chalk stood over the fallen form of her mortal enemy, the Dread Lord Griefstalker, the enchanted medallion crumbled into glittering jade dust and spilled through her fingers. The mighty ethereal entity Uxlar, summoned to her side by the … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Some Knowledge of Eldritch Matters

Mavis Grimshaw expected her preoccupations in retirement to include catching up on her reading, visiting with her nieces and the odd spot of gardening, but of what account are zucchini crops, afternoon teas and cosy mysteries when chthonian horrors are … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Shifting Jenny

The Shifting Jenny’s sails mumbled as the wind shifted southerly. Captain Annie Stagger glared at the horizon. “They’re close, mates,” she declared. “I can feel it in my bones.” “Ahoy below,” shouted Davey-Girl from the tops, leaning out and pointing … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Aeolian Wine

When the storm turned back toward the coast, Nick Hallam fled inland, and the storm followed. He raced ahead of it, up into the ranges, his station wagon packed to the brim with emergency supplies, a change of clothes and, … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Gallery of Extraordinary Oddities

Mademoiselle de la Faim closes the heavy iron door behind the final stragglers and begins her well-rehearsed tour speech. “Ladies and gentlemen, I am glad to welcome you to the Gallery of Extraordinary Oddities. No doubt your feet feel tired … Continue reading

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