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Defeated (100 Words)

“I can’t,” Tenae whimpered, barely able to hold the cup in his hands. The potion spilt out the sides, hissing at is hit his skin. Pena reached out with a gloved hand and holding it up to Tenae’s lips. It was the tradition, to leave only the strongest warrior standing to be taken as hostage.… Continue reading Defeated (100 Words)

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Flash Fiction – Ignorance (A Teacup Story)

“What’s the reading again?” Frena asked, peering at her graph. She could barely make out the readings in the light from her headtorch. “445,” Grenac replied, peering through the telescope, “that’s another 445 for the list.” Frena peered at the graph, marking a small x where the 445 line was. The current trend was for… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Ignorance (A Teacup Story)

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Newsletter Story – 3%

Silence is one of the most terrifying things in the world. It’s the lack of life, of activity, that scares me the most. The halting moment between breaths, when you too try to stay as quiet as possible. It makes me feel small, like the world is closing in around me. Waiting for me to… Continue reading Newsletter Story – 3%

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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 – Discovery (100 Words)

“What is it?” Bethany said, as Trev pulled the box out of the ground. Even under the protective shade of their tent, the heat was still oppressive. “I think,” Trev said, breathing heavily as he heaved the box onto the top of the trench, “we’ve struck gold.” Bethany grinned. It was this. What they had… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Discovery (100 Words)

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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 – Starfield (Stories on a Theme – “Space”)

“Let’s go,” Necah said as he jumped over the boxes of strewn food and into his seat. Around them, the Guards swarmed, loading up their laser guns to try and cripple the Andreni to the ground. “Get the sheilds up!,” Bethli yelled as the first wave of fire hit the ship. Necah could feel the… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Starfield (Stories on a Theme – “Space”)

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Flash Fiction – Vacuum (Stories on a Theme – “Space”)

Geyle watched the world spin below her. She tapped her foot gently on the window that separated her from the vacuum of space. The sound echoed inside the table, a gentle tap tap tap to match the gentle rhythm of her heartbeat. Most hated the training area, being exposed on four sides to the vast… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Vacuum (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 – Clues (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

“Why,” Cassie groaned as she put her head on her desk. The system had logged her out again and she needed to get to the fingerprint database to cross reference the results from forensics. “What?” Terry poked his head above his cubicle, his glasses sitting askew on his nose. No one would even guess he… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Clues (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)