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Flash Fiction – Disguise (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Tariik threw the cloak at Raen. “Put it on,” he said. Raen picked up the cloak, disgusted. She had been the lowly begger last week. It should be Tariik’s turn to put on the stupid outfit and pretend to be robbed by Raen.  Raen sniffed the cloak. It still smelt of gutter oil and mud… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Disguise (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Bluff (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

"Don't do it," the Captain warned.  Kenl smirked. What did the Captain know about how to use these jewels? Nothing. He thought they were just treasure to be plundered like anything else.  But Kenl knew. She knew the truth.  "Wat?" she spat back, purposefully dropping her home accent into her voice. She could see the… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Bluff (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Cream (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Ineg brushed her fingers across the top of the cream pot. The thick blue substance stuck to her fingers. She held it up in front of the mirror, holding back her hair with her other hand as she carefully dabbed the cream onto the top of her forehead. The makeup was a practised art by… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Cream (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Mask (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Vineck pulled the mask over his face. The long beak of the mask stuck our a good half a foot from his face.  He adjusted the straps at the back of his head. It was heavy, heavier than he remembered it was last week when he had done this.  But this week is different, he… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Mask (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Leave me Be (Stories on a Theme – “Space”)

Vekna wiped her blade clean with a bloodied rag.  The blood sluced off the end of the blade, dripping onto the muddy stone floor. The body of the Corps agent lay at her feet, limbs splayed in an unnatural way. “Oops,” Vekna said, sheathing her sword. The Corps were so inefficient with the people they… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Leave me Be (Stories on a Theme – “Space”)

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Flash Fiction – Get Up (Stories on a Theme “Parent”)

“Get up,” Unle said, resting her cutlass under her son’s chin. She could feel the eyes of the crew, watching her every move. Hulan looked up at her with hate and defiance in his eyes. Even from here, she could see the tell tale sign of the star sickness, the bruising down the neck and… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Get Up (Stories on a Theme “Parent”)

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Flash Fiction – Ancestor’s Wisdom (Stories on a Theme “Parent”)

“You think this is right?”  Kessy kept her forehead pressed to the floor. She could hear the Guardians talking amongst themselves, as to whether she’d be allowed to take on the Challenge of Mountains. They’d be consulting with the ancestors, the guides who would take her on her journey.  The ancestor’s wisdom was not to… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Ancestor’s Wisdom (Stories on a Theme “Parent”)

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Flash Fiction – 22:05 (A Teacup Story)

22:05 The clock flashes the time at you next to your bed. You try and sleep. You really try. But you cannot help but recall the day that has gone before. You hate it. You hate yourself. You shut your eyes. Sleep does not come. 23:25 You awake, screaming. This is normal, for you. It’s… Continue reading Flash Fiction – 22:05 (A Teacup Story)

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Flash Fiction – Small World (Stories on a Theme “Human”)

“We’re all the same, under our skin. The same hearts beat, the same souls speak. Just because one is mechanoid and the other is carbon, does not mean we are not equal!” The speaker’s voice rang out across the square, dampened by the heavy rain. Fabia paid him no mind - even though she felt… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Small World (Stories on a Theme “Human”)

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Flash Fiction – Exhaustion (A Teacup Story)

“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 stay in the bed. The door to the… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Exhaustion (A Teacup Story)