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Short Story/Drabble: The Fight

Five seconds into the fight, and Bob knew it was a mistake to have placed the bet. Never mind the ethics of it, there was the very real chance that any action in the ring was going to equalled by … Continue reading

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Short Story/Drabble: The Struggle

She looked him in the eye and saw the end approaching like an oncoming freight train. Even now with the clichés, she thought, and prepared for the worst. “Listen, can we talk?” He said. He had at least brought coffee … Continue reading

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Short Story/Drabble: The Weapon

I’d heard many of the trophies taken in the Ninety Second War were virtual: snapshots of archives, or copies of entire databases. There were physical prizes though: confiscated possessions such as high status cars or particularly well-situated houses with lavish … Continue reading

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Drabble: An Earnest Debate

The end of the argument was neither polished nor eloquent. It ended rather in punches and gasps, cries and moans. It wasn’t clean or simple, and blood fell on the dusty floor. The shaky victor still felt as though they … Continue reading

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Fiction Fragment: Devil Horned

Loosely based around #Tuesday shenanigans, but I’m not sure if it goes anywhere: Devil Horns    We watched as Anna dipped the beer mat closer to the candle flame. Soaked in untold beverages, the nearest corner caught and burned reluctantly. … Continue reading

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Drabble: Puzzle Piece

She half sang, half murmured the beginning of a poem she’d written when she was fifteen – a song of being missing a puzzle piece, or of being a piece for the wrong puzzle. It was a simple cadence with … Continue reading

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