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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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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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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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Insult to Injury

I could sense its presence much before it came into view, and the shiver that ran through my body had nothing to do with the ice-cold seawater. I knew the monster was coming for me. I saw it now, piercing … 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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Welcome (back) to the Jungle

PHOTO PROMPT¬†¬© Ted Strutz “No way!” my friends cried out incredulously as they saw the car. “I swear I rode this here from the village,” I asserted. “Sure,” said my elder brother, “and the moon does not get eaten by … Continue reading

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Hunger Pangs

Photo by Pexel @ Pixabay.com I checked the three kettles once again to see if everything was cooked to perfection. The Three Musketeers had arrived really late last night, and had crashed immediately. They seemed to be famished, the poor … Continue reading

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