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Friday flash fiction – A Watchman Called Dennis

“You are not being detained,” the men in smart uniforms told Chambers as they helped him from his taxi. “His Excellency would simply prefer that you do not leave the city just yet.” They got him a hotel room and … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Census Taker’s Quandary

Once, there was a King who called forth his census taker. “My kingdom is unsurpassed in peace and prosperity,” he observed, “yet from every corner I hear grumbling. As their King, I must know the mind of my subjects. Find … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Cold Cults

It’s not as if we were ignorant of the challenges involved in summoning Hetchag the Ravener from His otherworldly dwelling in the Dark Crevasse. Our little association went to meticulous lengths to prepare the way for His coming. We planned … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Remote Retrieval

I don’t know if this thing is recording. I hope it wasn’t damaged in the attack. It probably doesn’t matter anyway. Even if you get here soon, it won’t be soon enough. I found the drone, for the record. Node … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – October Music

October Music Every Halloween, Bernie Flinders plays music to quiet her ghosts. When the evening’s stream of costumed children dissipates to a trickle, she snuffs the candles in the jack-o’-lanterns, sets the remnant candy in a bowl on the porch, … Continue reading

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