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The Honeymoon Special

We arrived on the runway in a disheveled state, running like crazy. As we hopped on aboard, and finally took a breath, I poked Tom with my elbow, and said, “Smile, we’re on our honeymoon.” “Smile?” Tom sounded exasperated, “We … Continue reading

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Affairs of the State

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz “Do you really HAVE to go?” she asked tearfully. “I don’t want to, but affairs of the State beckon. I’ll be back soon to pick you up, enjoy your time with your family till then,” … 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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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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There’s No Such Thing as a Free Cookie!

Photo by Oleg Magni at Pexels.com She wiped her sweaty brow with a floury sleeve, feeling as wrung-out as the dough she was kneading for her 28th batch of cookies. Maybe agreeing to cook for the seven dwarves in return … Continue reading

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The Cutthroat Thieves

With a huge fake smile plastered on his face, Alibaba asked the gang of men, “Would you like some tea, gentlemen?” Their surly leader curtly nodded in the negative. Alibaba tried again, “We’ve planned a small, intimate party tonight, with … Continue reading

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