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Exploit (100 Words)

“Now,” Ganetrak said, kneeling in front of Inael’s prone form, “you’re going to cooperate.” Inael strained against the manacles, but it was to no avail. He growled at Ganetrak, as the enemy general pulled across the helmet that would take Inael’s powers from him. Make him a puppet of the Uletenran Empire. “Fuck you,” he… Continue reading Exploit (100 Words)

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Terraform – (From the Archives)

“Isn’t it beautiful?” Terral said, staring up at the sky. The rain spattered off her visor, sliding down the outside of her exosuit. It would be a dream to feel the rain on her skin, one day. But that would be a hundred years or so down the line. This was just the first stage… Continue reading Terraform – (From the Archives)

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How To: Character Drivers

As January brings us into a new year and a new decade, I thought it would be nice to chance up some of my blog pieces. Over the years I’ve been writing, I’ve collected various bits of information that are squirrelled away in notebooks and in my mind that might come in handy to other… Continue reading How To: Character Drivers

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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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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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The Lost Exhibit (A Teacup Story)

“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)

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Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash 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… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (From the Archives)

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Reflections on a Year (December Update)

It’s the end of 2019. The end of a decade. Wow, seems weird when you say it like that. I’ve seen lots of those “decade” challenges floating around on various social media platforms, showing how much people have changed over the last 10 years. To think back to where I was in 2010, barely starting… Continue reading Reflections on a Year (December Update)

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Confrontation (100 Words -Flash Fiction)

“FIGHT ME!” Tranegath roared at Hulun. Hulun struggled, his head still ringing from the previous blow. It would not be long before the guards came to separate them, but this was his chance to do some real damage to the bully of the prison. Hulun coughed, trying to distract Tranegath as he reached down to… Continue reading Confrontation (100 Words -Flash Fiction)

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Flash Fiction – Accord (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “It is done,” Relen announced across the silent room. He put the pen down on the tablet as he watched his signature flash into the stone surface which lay below it. It was only in stone that an accord like this could be signed. Stone couldn’t be… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Accord (From the Archives)