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Flash Fiction – End of Times (A Teacup Story)

Bethes sighed as he breathed in the steam from the bowl in front of him. Every time he said it would be the last time, but then it happened again. And again. And again. Bethes could feel the steam do its work as it spread through his airways, and then seeped into his bloodstream. The… Continue reading Flash Fiction – End of Times (A Teacup Story)

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

Don’t come out, whatever you hear. That was what Josie had told her. Big sister Josie, the brave one out of the two of them. Always ready to protect her siblings no matter what. “Stay quiet,” Nei whispered to her brother,Ilo. He stuck his bottom lip out, but he understood.  “And no magic,” she said.… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hide (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Burning Red (A Teacup Story)

Suzza sat on her bed, surrounded by the ripped pieces of her letters. Each one had contained the years of heartache and love that she had poured into her relationship with Netr. Before she had joined the Tombhunters, before when he had promised that she was his only and that she had his heart. And… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Burning Red (A Teacup Story)

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Flash Fiction – Aftermath (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “So they’re dead.” Haea had a blunt, to the point way of putting things. Most people did after spending years in the Elites, it was the only way of coping. “Thanks for pointing that out,” Niin said, kicking an arm out of the way and sitting down… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Aftermath (From the Archives)

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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 – Acquisition without Permission (From the Archives)

First posted in 2016. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash Ellya sat in her supervisor’s chair and surveyed the desk in front of her. It was the chaotic mess that she had grown to expect from Sir Petral. There were two, no three half drunk coffee cups scattered over the table, propping up various pieces of paperwork that were… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Acquisition without Permission (From the Archives)

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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”)

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Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

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 the Queen here?” the fortune teller asked, waving… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

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Flash Fiction – Beyond Humanity (Stories on a Theme “Human”)

“You think this will help?” Treyko asked, twisting his head in the vice of the chair. Even now, he still smiled. Heelna remembered those days, before she too had been plugged into the mainframe. Easier days, simpler days. “You know it will,” Heelna replied, as she tightened the wrist straps on Treyko’s wrists and upper… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Beyond Humanity (Stories on a Theme “Human”)

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Flash Fiction – Floating (Stories on a Theme “Control”)

In the last moments of his existence, Trenlti felt himself in awe of the vast expanse of space open up before him. He tried to reach for the rope, inches out of his grasp. But he couldn’t reach it, and so he just floated away, tumbling in a vacuum with nowhere anchoring him to reality.… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Floating (Stories on a Theme “Control”)