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Terraform – (From the Archives)

“Isn’t it beautiful?” Terral said, staring up at the sky. The rain spattered off her visor, sliding down the outside of her exosuit. It would be a dream to feel the rain on her skin, one day. But that would be a hundred years or so down the line. This was just the first stage… Continue reading Terraform – (From the Archives)

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Truth – (From the Archives)

You can’t look directly at it, it is too bright. Too solid. It is the pure essence of fact, devoid of emotion and gentle consideration. It does not care for feelings, for fear, for disgust. It just is. Lies are sweeter. They are easier because you can shroud yourself in shadow. Ignore the truth, hide… Continue reading Truth – (From the Archives)

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Enough – (From the Archives)

Enough - What does it mean to just be? (Genre - General, Genre - Introspective, Rating: PG) To be is enough. To breathe is enough. To smile is enough. Enough sometimes feels like it is a level to achieve. Enough sometimes feels like a pause before the storm. Or before the success. Enough is to go… Continue reading Enough – (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash Greyn slid the heavy gold coin across the wooden table. The metal made an awful scraping noise in the otherwise silent room. The fortune teller looked down at the coin, the bells laced into his hair tinkling together as he did so. “What brings the Daughter of… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Accord (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “It is done,” Relen announced across the silent room. He put the pen down on the tablet as he watched his signature flash into the stone surface which lay below it. It was only in stone that an accord like this could be signed. Stone couldn’t be… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Accord (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash Greyn slid the heavy gold coin across the wooden table. The metal made an awful scraping noise in the otherwise silent room. The fortune teller looked down at the coin, the bells laced into his hair tinkling together as he did so. “What brings the Daughter of… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Exhaustion (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “GET UP!” The Commander’s voice boomed through the barracks, “IT’S TESTING DAY!” Ethye groaned, pulling the covers over her head. Her body ached from yesterday’s practice time trial, her head burned with the alcohol they had drunk afterwards, and her whole sense of self was screaming to… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Exhaustion (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Honesty (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash Not truth. Truth is about fact. Black and white. Right and wrong. Honesty is about emotion. Feelings, raw and naked. It is crying, hard tears as you choke out secrets. It is screaming your hatred at someone. It is holding someone close as you confess your love… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Honesty (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Delusion (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash A sickening twisted, warped view of the world. That you are right. That the world is wrong. That even worse, the world owes you something. And when you don’t get it? Well, you do what you’ve always done. What you always will do because you refuse to… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Delusion (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Hairstyle (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “I like what you’ve done with your hair,” Cassie said as Lyra sat down opposite her “it’s lighter?” “Much,” Lyra said, grinning, “did it myself.” Cassie raised her eyebrows. “Really?” she said, handing over the menu to Lyra to choose. Cassie had already chosen fifteen minutes ago,… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hairstyle (From the Archives)