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The Hands

The last thing I saw was the hands. I’m the only witness, the only one left behind after the picnic. The one who wandered off, following butterflies into the forest in the other direction, only roused to return when I … Continue reading

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Re-Membering

Image Credit: Teodor Lazarev/Shutterstock.com They call it re-membering. The process makers have a kind of dry sense of humour. It’s actually the head that comes first, to bring back the seat of the soul, and the sensory apparatus, but that’s … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Dentist

Open wide. The implants have taken nicely and I’m sure you’ll have found the multitude of incisors more efficient than the older model. Why yes, we worked this version for many months in the laboratory. There’s some talk around we’ll … Continue reading

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Another One?

  Davis: Another one? Wilson: ‘Fraid so, sir. Davis: Third in a week… Wilson: Yep, it’s turning out to be a bumper crop this year sir. Business is booming. Davis: That’s one way of looking at it. Wilson: Beats actually … Continue reading

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Retribution

  A simple price to pay for efficient work is always welcome. I have no tolerance for fiddle-faddling about. The law is far too slow for sweet revenge and far too blind. You cannot count on that. No, it seems … Continue reading

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The Monks

Image credit: Heartland Arts/Shutterstock.com   We’re not sure when the monks turned, or why. Rumors had swirled thought the Vatican for years.  People pointed to the snake like architecture of papal lodgings and meeting rooms. They whispered about secret meetings … Continue reading

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All In A Day’s Work

  Image Credit: Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock.com   When they called it the Purge I thought, hey yeah, that sounds cool. I mean, it does, doesn’t it? I wasn’t thinking about that horror movie franchise of the time and all the political garbage … Continue reading

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Truly Gothic Literature

Daniel Keats was a little known writer when he was alive. Like many aspiring authors he banged away endlessly at his keyboard each day, hoping to write that one novel that would make him famous. But as the rejection slips … Continue reading

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Trafficked

This time they chose the wrong one to traffic. It’s funny how sometimes it’s the most usual of things that bring an operation undone, and this certainly was instant karma, rough justice really. They’d done their usual sweep of the … Continue reading

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Art Show

Davis: I swear to god I warned them. Priest’s art shows were always bizarre and frankly in poor taste if you ask me, but my bosses didn’t care. As long as it sold, and controversy sells, that’s what they say. … Continue reading

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