Monthly Archives: October 2018

Blackmail

I looked at the majestic mansion and, once again, wondered how the man it belonged to had managed to become one of the richest people in the country. Photo prompt courtesy Jade M. Wong You would assume that someone who … Continue reading

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The Little Monsters

I put the finishing touches to the pumpkins, and took a step back to inspect them carefully. It had taken almost an entire day to finish them, but now that I saw them, they were definitely worth the effort. Photo … Continue reading

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The Magic Apple

Once upon a time, in a kingdom far, far away, there ruled a king who was just and fair He had three sons, as was the custom those days, two sensible, and then the youngest, with his head full of … Continue reading

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The Dogged Follower

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Pumpkin for the Princess

“Uncle,” the Princess petulantly cried out, “that pumpkin dish was horrible. Photo by┬áCapri23auto at Pixabay.com I HAD to throw it to the crows.” Photo by dlife88 at Pixabay.com Exasperated beyond belief, I felt like hugging the nearest tree and crying … Continue reading

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Hell Yeah!

Photo prompt courtesy Roger Bultot “This is our special Banker’s Package, ” said our guide,” I hope it’s to your satisfaction.” I looked at the plush hall and the collection of art by Picasso, Da Vinci, Rembrandt et al, and … Continue reading

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Swimmy’s First Treasure Hunt

When she first heard that she would be going for a treasure hunt the next morning, Swimmy couldn’t sleep the entire night with excitement. Somehow, she managed to survive till dawn, and as soon as the final straggler (Oh how … Continue reading

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The Family Photograph

I haven’t seen you guys around here before,” I remarked. “We just shifted. You see, our family had been staying in the same place for generations,” he started off. “Aah, I KNEW you belonged to one of the old families,” … Continue reading

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Dark Days

Avi looked at the tiny settlement at the far end of the valley, and his face, red and sweaty with exertion, lit up with relief. Maybe this would be it, he thought to himself, a glimmer of hope igniting in … Continue reading

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The Monster Hunter

Originally posted on jagahdilmein:
“Hurry up, I think I’ve finally found some monsters for you!” came the panicked yet excited voice of my wife, who’d gone to the market in Greve to buy some biscotti (which we seemed to be…

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