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Friday flash fiction – The Thief-Catcher’s Prize

Aravel looks at the place where her hand used to be and smiles. The light in her cold cell of wet bricks and black moss is poor, but she can make out the frayed linen bandage capping the stump of … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Beachcomber’s Choice

Joseph is picking through the wallet he lifted from the Government Man near the Flotsam city hall, when Priscilla pings his Maitre’D. “Job for you, Beachcomber. If you’re still a working man.” Everybody’s a working man these day, not like … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Five Points of Ingress to the Land Beyond This One

The first point of ingress to the land beyond this one is a gap in the berry hedge to the west of Greatbury Manor. One must enter from the inner side, so not just navigating the estate’s maze of orchards … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Any Dream Will Do

There is a ghost in the machine and the monsters don’t like it. They are creatures of relentlessly exacting habits; the slightest imperfection in their designs is an irritant that itches the whole social order. Francesca Kincaid is a bag … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Flyers

I hate fighting flyers. The cocky bastards always think they have the edge, and the worst part is, they’re usually right. They can duck behind cover I can’t reach on foot. They can come at me from above or below, … Continue reading

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