Category Archives: Fairy Tales

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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Seven

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding The handsome young man looked at the scene and tears streaked down his face. He had never wanted this to happen, but his Lust for her had been too strong. Whenever he had seen her … Continue reading

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Give Me Red!

Photo by Matthew Henry at Unsplash.com I wrap myself in Grandma’s favourite blanket and wait. I can still smell her sweet scent on it. She’d been so loving, so caring, so… tasty. I just hope little Red Riding Hood has … Continue reading

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The Assault

I woke up to see someone leaning over me, as if he had just kissed me, and was about to do so again. The man had blue eyes, a chiseled jawline, an equine nose, and that blind confidence that only … Continue reading

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The First Thing We Do…

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding I’d found her sitting by the side of the road in the dark. It was the heart-wrenching crying that drew my attention towards her, she sounded as if someone had reached inside her chest, and … Continue reading

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Reflected Glory

“Do you see this certificate?” I asked. “Of course,” pat came the reply, “I can see everything.” I was positively gloating as I posed my follow-up question, “Can you read the sign at the end?” There was just a hint … Continue reading

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