Category Archives: fantasy

Good Morning Henry!

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent “Henry, you’re still not up?” Mom cried out. Henry lazily opened his left eye half-way through, and then shut it again. Mom and morning could wait, sleep couldn’t. But Mom was made of sterner stuff, … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Heart is!

Photo by Jay Mantri @ Pixabay.com I struggled to hold back my tears as I looked at the disheveled pillows. They reminded me of Grandma, gone away now, forever. I choked up as I remembered her gentle smile and kind … Continue reading

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A Giant Awakens

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I woke up to find that I had gone blind….or maybe it was just the world that had turned dark. I frankly couldn’t say which would terrify me more. I had been the last of … Continue reading

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If Only…

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding I stopped digging and took a breather. My back was really killing me, but I had to dig a little longer. The grave was not deep enough yet, not for two bodies definitely, even though … Continue reading

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Love Floats the Boat

Photo Credit Subramanya Bhat The Insurance Investigator, Alan Nielsen, looked at Captain Stevenson sceptically and  said, “The waters in the lake were calm and transparent, and the visibility couldn’t have been any better. So you will pardon me, Captain, if … 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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The Sword in the Wall

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent He looked around carefully to see that he was alone. Then cast a few spells to check again. In their world, walls didn’t just have ears, but eyes too. Satisfied that he was well-cloaked from … Continue reading

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