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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 – 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 – Paint (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

“Ugh my back,” Helen grumbled as she rolled the paint roller up and down the wall. The idea to paint the front of the house had been her idea, but by god was she regretting it now. “Don’t give up,” Terr said, hovering in mid-air half way up the building. He had a way of… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Paint (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Bored (100 Words)

"Eugh" Lucy said to her computer screen. It was another slow day. No emails, no new work. Just processing documents until 5pm. She glanced at the clock. It flashed at her the numbers 9:05am in torment. A whole 7.5 hours she had to fill with something. I need a new job, Lucy thought as she dragged… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Bored (100 Words)

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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 – Smile (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

A smile can hide so many things. It can hide thoughts. Thoughts you don’t want to share because they’re buried too deep. Because people won’t understand. So you smile. It can hide feelings. The feelings that people don’t understand because they’re illogical. They make you feel illogical. So you just smile. When people ask how… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Smile (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Red Brick Wall (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Faye always wondered what was on the other side of the red brick wall.  It was at the bottom of the garden, far away from the house and the adults. Tucked in between the rose bush and behind the hedgerows, it was almost twice her height and coloured brown with time.  She was curious because… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Red Brick Wall (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 – 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”)