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The Source of Magic

Sue woke up to see Charli staring unblinkingly at a tall tree near their campsite. “Look at that light emanating from that tree, it’s magical,” Charli said softly.   Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Sue looked towards the tree, and … Continue reading

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The Rebirth

He opened his eyes to find himself in an empty home. He had no idea who he was, or how he’d come to be here. He tried to move, but screamed aloud in pain. His legs were just stumps, like … Continue reading

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Madeira’ No. 1 School Goes on a Field Trip #PortugalPlots #28DaysinPortugal

The roll call was in full flow. Miss Beatriz, the dynamic Headmistress of the school always took great pride in their discipline. “Mariana?” “Present Miss.” “Miguel?” “Present Miss.” “Afonso?” “Present Miss.” “Are you seriously planning to go on the field … Continue reading

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The Fall of Lagos #PortugalPlots #28DaysinPortugal

The enemy had been hammering at our castle’s gates for two weeks now, and our defences were barely holding up. Our walls were broken in various places, we’d run out of food, and had just one day of drinking water … Continue reading

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The Last of the Unicorns

“Marry me Helen, I love you from the core of my heart.” “Everyone says that Aaron.” “I’m a unicorn….” “What’s the big deal about that? You’re just a horse with a horn.” “But I’m the last surviving member of my … Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief

Photo courtesy Dale Rogerson It had been a long and grueling chase, stretching half-way across the world, but we had finally caught up with him. There he stood, the criminal, trapped in deep snow, unable to move an inch, caught … Continue reading

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The Cursed Crow

The crow sat on the thin, dry branch, lonely, morose, listless, waiting For the pain to subside, for someone to see him for who he was, without hating Every day he would sit at the same spot, from dawn till … Continue reading

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