“Do you have it?” a female voice said from the shadows. James shuffled on his feet, feeling the weight of the small statute in his pocket. It had taken him months to track it down, and another two to get it across the border for this particular buyer. The lost statute of Anerak, last seen… Continue reading The Lost Exhibit (A Teacup Story)
“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”)
Arian lay her grandmother’s will out on the table in front of her. The house was quiet now, the family now having left hours before. It was amazing how much a few words could tear apart them all, in so little time. Battles over the inheritance, battles over the legitimacy of their mother Irene, battles… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Keeping Secrets (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)
“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)
Leaneé kicked her heels on the edge of the wall, watching the city rumble below her. Night was already falling over the City of Katrough, taking with it the warm red of the day sky and replacing it with the gentle purple hue of the night sky. Against the city lights below, Leaneé couldn’t see… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Futility of Wishes (A Teacup Story)
Alice Lightgreen is on the hunt for a murderer who always evades her grasp.
Desperation - Alice Lightgreen is on the hunt for a murderer who always evades her grasp. (Genre - Mystery, Genre - Action, Rating - 15, Warnings - Swearing) Detective Alice Lightgreen stood outside of the murderer’s door, with her gun in hand, and hoped that this time the snivelling little magical arsehole did not decide to just teleport the hell… Continue reading Teacup Story – Desperation