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The Maze. Short Story.

Gwen leaned against the wall, her breath coming in short gasps, she had been running for what felt like hours and she was still trapped in this damn maze. She raised her head and looked around, “I’m done, seriously. I … Continue reading

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New Neighbours. Flash Fiction.

There was nothing overtly wrong in the house, but there was an underlying smell, beneath the scent of citrus and potpourri, something sour and earthy with a hint of rot. The other smells did a good job of covering it, … Continue reading

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Pain. Flash Fiction.

Jackie winced as a small cramp gripped her mid-section. She took a deep breath and released it slowly. She had been warned of these kind of side effects, though the last cramp was pretty mild compared to the others she … Continue reading

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Heroes. Short Story.

John watched as the Seven walked out of the building, leading a group of released hostages. The image cut back to a news anchor “this was the scene today as the Seven pulled off a heroic rescue operation. Death Mask … Continue reading

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Surrender. Short Story.

Thomas sipped his cup of coffee, it was lukewarm. He didn’t really want any coffee, but the cup, hot at the time, had been shoved into his hands and it was all he could do to stop it spilling onto … Continue reading

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Miracles. Short Story.

Joseph stood on the doorstep, waiting. He had rang the bell a few minutes ago, but so far no one had answered. He sighed and looked at his watch. He had plenty of things to be doing. Sure, this was … Continue reading

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The Island. Short Story.

Jack took a deep breath and released it slowly, 
“That’s good, it will be over in a few minutes.” He nodded and continued breathing. “You’ve been told what to expect?” Jack nodded. “I want to warn you it will be … Continue reading

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Counting. Short Story.

Tom walked along the street at an average pace. To any outside observer he looked like a regular twenty something. A pair of converse runners, jeans, a graphic t-shirt and a calf length black coat covered his body, a set … Continue reading

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Repetition. Short Story.

Sam woke slowly, he yawned, then stretched carefully, enjoying the freedom his body had. He sat up, then reached out for the glass of water he normally kept by the bed. His hand groped at air for a moment, then … Continue reading

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The Guardian. Short Story.

Janice leaned on the desk, staring out the window. They were cutting them all down every last one. Good. The buzz of chainsaws wasn’t as loud or as harsh as she had been expecting. It was almost gentle and soothing. … Continue reading

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