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Friday flash fiction – A Symposium of Murder (A Conservatorio Esoterica mystery)

Early signs augured poorly for the Conservatorio’s thaumaturgical symposium when the delegation from the Sieur-Okombo Academy for Mystic Contemplations melted upon arrival. Professor Ghamba Theophaz, whose keynote on cosmic resonance was keenly anticipated, burst into sizzling gobbets as he stepped … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Second Time Around

Three months after the breakup, Toby Virtue came across the record player in the electronics shelf of the Second Time Around shop for “pre-loved and sustainably obsolete artefacts”. He was getting back into vinyl, and his experiments with the beautiful … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Over Chosen

When Ophelia Vernon’s latest absence eventually exhausted her manager’s patience for bleeding money into studio hire fees, he sent Gina the keyboardist to look for her. Though new to the band and younger than the rest, she was sharp enough … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Nightfall Will Be Coming Soon

The first sign is the face burned into Hector Munoz’s morning toast. He thinks of Jesus and crosses himself, but the scorched face doesn’t look like the statue on his mother’s mantle. It doesn’t even look like a brown Jew … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction – The Mirror Witch and the Wormwood Miranda

Kimiko Shimizu’s birthday sleepover was the best because we got to stay up all night and be space pirates. I don’t mean playing pretend. That’s for little kids. I mean we summoned the mirror witch who took us to the … Continue reading

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