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Outpost-347 (A Teacup Story)

The Spring storms hammered the side of the house. Gwen could hear them repeatedly slamming into the habi-house’s side, making the whole construction shake as it did so. The newbies to Outpost-347 were cowering in their bunks. Some were crying, Gwen could hear them. A few had even clustered around the escape pods, desperate to… Continue reading Outpost-347 (A Teacup Story)

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Fear (100 Words)

The feeling was not of anger or of hatred. It was the bone sinking, gut wrenching quiet whisper of doubt.  It was the thoughts Felicity didn't even know where there until Gerrard had pointed them out. Her snappiness. Her temper.  She was scared, scared for them all, but she'd never admit it.  She'd never admit… Continue reading Fear (100 Words)

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Stress (100 Words)

It settles beneath your skin, into your very bones. You cannot help it. It is like a virus, slipping past your defences. You cannot help but feel the cold shiver running down your spine as you look at the clock and calculate how little time you have. The ask is too much, you know it.… Continue reading Stress (100 Words)

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The Curse of the Silver (Short Story)

When Captain Iona finds one of her team dead next to a statue of Raem II, she knows that someone has stolen a cursed object with the notorious Queen Raem II’s tomb. But as more bodies pile up, time is running out to find out who the killer is. And Iona has her own secrets, ones which are more deadly that she realises.

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Slide (100 Words)

It’s not a breaking of a bond, but more a loosening. You see it, at first. The distance that has grown between you. Not from hatred, or any passionate emotion if you where honest. Just a quiet boredom that has gnawed away at you for years upon years. You know it will not last. You… Continue reading Slide (100 Words)

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Fortunes Path (Teacup Story)

Fayan watched the bandits fan out in front of her. The Fortunes Path was the quickest way to the Mountains, but it was pitted with many bandit camps all along it. Most did not travel this way because of them. Fayan had chosen this way for them. There were five bandits this time, against only… Continue reading Fortunes Path (Teacup Story)

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The Appointment (Teacup Story – Flash Fiction)

“So,” the Manager said, “I believe we have an appointment.” Chela smiled, thinly at the Manager. No one knew her name, her real name. It was just The Manager, who had been running the establishment for the last forty years. And still, she did not look at day older than when she had arrived, sixty… Continue reading The Appointment (Teacup Story – Flash Fiction)

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Patience (100 Words – Flash Fiction)

“I’m waiting,” Rane hissed, tapping his foot impatiently. Natre glared at him as she turned the dial on the safe. They didn’t have long, but the pressure was not helping. This was all about patience. Of which Rane had limited amounts. “Almost there,” Natre said, pressing her ear to the safe. She turned the dial… Continue reading Patience (100 Words – Flash Fiction)

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Lessons from Nano (November Update)

How is it the end of November already? I swear a minute ago it was August, and now we’re closing in on the end of the year at the speed of light. This month, my focus has all be on Nanowrimo, which has meant my short flash fiction & other short stories have taken somewhat… Continue reading Lessons from Nano (November Update)

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Flash Fiction – Growth (100 Words)

How do you grow, not physically, but mentally? You have to make mistakes. Sometimes mistakes happen to you. Things that aren’t fair. Things that are wrong. But they happen all the same. You know this – it’s a fact of life. A fact of the universe. Things happen. Some aren’t so good. But it’s how… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Growth (100 Words)