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Think of the Devil

“Eat it, you know that you want to,” the Devil whispered in Eve’s ears. Eve looked apprehensively at the apple and replied, “It…does look delicious…but Adam told me not to accept anything from strangers.” The Devil plucked the apple from … 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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Tourist Trap

Cenote Cave in the Yukatan by mattiaverga at Pixabay.com “Are you guys having fun?” the tour guide shouted from above. The cacophonous response that followed, gave him his answer. “That’s great,” he yelled back, “because you guys could be stuck down … Continue reading

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

Photo by Zoë Pappas at Pexels.com Ed looked at the pen in his hand wistfully. Use it well, and he could become a billionaire. But the cost… Well, a guilty conscience never killed anyone, Ed thought to himself…unlike a pen, … Continue reading

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Redundant!

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood at Pexels.com No one needs a postman anymore. Not his customers, the billions of hearts he used to connect to each other. Not his employer, the Govt., which now looks upon him as a redundancy. And … Continue reading

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The Royal Bodyguard

The sword almost slipped from his hand, as his opponent feinted sharply. He was weary with exhaustion, but giving up was not an option. Giving up meant breaking the trust of the king who had made him his royal bodyguard. … Continue reading

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The Serial Killer

Dr. Dang’s face was white, but expressionless, as he started his confession. Photo prompt courtesy Liz Young “I saw my neighbors having fun at their poolside party, the kids playing with a new doll, the adults drinking away as if … Continue reading

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