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Friday flash fiction – Everyone Dreams, Nobody Quits

Alison Trent listens to the bone-shuddering cries of the Stalker echo across the overgrown campus, waiting for the chance to sacrifice herself.  She doesn’t know if the Stalker can be destroyed. Even the Yau, who were ancient long before life … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Witch of the Forlorn Edifice

It was her boots who complained the most. She couldn’t take more than two steps up the mountain without her boots registering some grievance, or so it seemed to Jeralzine Stewpot. “Be careful on those loose rocks! Do you want … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – All of Us are Haunted

Everyone has ghosts. All of us are haunted. Everyone has demons. Our secrets wait to strike. Everyone’s a vampire. Our desires destroy the ones we love. Everyone’s a werewolf. We all have that other side. – All of Us are … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Regrettable Houseguest

After an exhausting day of interviewing witnesses and filing reports, Constable Polyhymnia Shore signed off and decided a visit to her Aunt Mavis was in order. Conscious of the unsociable hour, she came bearing gifts: a copy of the latest … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Seven Devils for Jessica Rose

Jessie’s first devil looked like her mother’s ceramic cat. It yawned and stretched on its kitchen shelf, its ginger belly stuffed with the batch of chocolate cookie Mama baked fresh just an hour ago. “Don’t you go crushing Mama’s cookies … Continue reading

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