Category Archives: Children

Crash Diet!

Photo by Blair Fraser on Unsplash “Your son did WHAT???” the President bellowed, shaking with fury. His General, looking as if he wished that the ground would open up and swallow him, squeaked, “Well, not to make any excuses, but he is a … Continue reading

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A Gift Fit for Royalty

The raucous court of the Emperor went deathly quiet as I walked in. The Princess, sitting next to her father, squealed with delight and ran up to me. “I thought they’d gone extinct…” she cried out, looking at the cute … Continue reading

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The Sins of the Son

Photo by paulsbarlow7@pixabay.com   The woman at the door said in an accusing tone, “Your son broke our window!” Enraged, I asked, “On what basis are you blaming my son?” “Well,” replied the man, “because the window belonged to our … Continue reading

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Targets Targets!

“Get up,” he called out, insistently, incessantly. I shook my head and tried to get on to my feet, but tumbled down, again. It was just too cold, and my body needed rest, desperately. But he just wouldn’t give up. … Continue reading

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The Royal Bodyguard

The sword almost slipped from his hand, as his opponent feinted sharply. He was weary with exhaustion, but giving up was not an option. Giving up meant breaking the trust of the king who had made him his royal bodyguard. … Continue reading

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Home Invasion

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent   I could smell them long before they came in, dirty, stinky creatures all of them. “Not in my home, not in my home,” I prayed with all my might, but the almighty must have … Continue reading

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The Nocturnal Marauder

PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio I lay huddled amongst the bushes, careful not to make the slightest of sounds. Suddenly, a blazing light pierced the darkness. I froze even further, if that was possible. I could not afford to … Continue reading

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