Tag Archives: Dark

The Age of Innocence

The park was blooming with the sound of innocent laughter of what seemed to be hundreds of kids, and with the loud admonitions and administrations of their nannies and parents. Burt and Emily sat on a bench facing the fountain … Continue reading

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The Birthday Feast

Adriana almost started salivating as she looked at him. Hundreds of important guests were vying for her attention, but she had eyes only for one man. She looked at his tanned body, sinewy muscles, and chiseled face with barely disguised … Continue reading

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Game of Stones

With a spring in my steps, and a song on my lips, I I hoisted my bag on my shoulders and set out towards the home of the love of my life. I was finally going to meet her parents … Continue reading

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Betrayal

I got out of my business partner Harry’s home, and started walking jauntily towards my car. Our long-running dispute about embezzlement from the company was finally over, and I couldn’t be happier. But suddenly, everything became hazy, and I stumbled … Continue reading

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Mr. Perfect

Carmen looked at the figure approaching from a distance, and then at her watch. Yes, it was definitely Justin, he was NEVER late. Photo prompt courtesy Enisa The watch….It had been a gift from Justin, just like everything in this … Continue reading

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Crossing the Line

Antonio winced as my knife scratched a thin line into the table. His forehead dripping with sweat, he pleaded, “I’m sorry Don Silvestro, it was a mistake.” “I too am sorry, Antonio” I spoke in a low, gravely voice, “but … Continue reading

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The Accident

I looked up at my cottage in dread. PHOTO PROMPT © Karen Rawson When I had left last evening to get dinner from the market 30 kilometers away, I had not known that I would be involved in a car … Continue reading

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