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Forsaken

After the war all signs of vibrancy were gone. We went, my friend and I, to the old mall where once we’d spent many a lazy, pointless morning. It had been a tribal rite of sorts, the meetings in the … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Wall

She would appear on full moon nights. Only in that one room, up in the attic, and only then. He only saw her because, on such glorious light soaked evenings, he wanted to be at the top of the house, … Continue reading

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Masks

She grew used to the masks, but she knew she should not. The avatars they were given were faceless. That was part of the design, they said, so you could more easily choose how to look. “You are not constrained … Continue reading

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Dilemma

On the in between plain Edward faced his dilemma. His calculations had been precise enough to bring him here, but here wasn’t what he expected. Though, if he were honest, he hadn’t really known what to expect. Time travel hadn’t … Continue reading

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Kissing Trees

I remember the kissing trees, as we called them when we were young. They were in the wooded area on the outskirts of town. The place we would go to play when what kissing trees might signify was barely known … Continue reading

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Captured

They caught her on the morning tide. Raised her up, heavy and frightened and squirming in their nets. The moon had not even forfeited its dominion in the sky, and even some stars still flashed their dying light on the … Continue reading

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Sun Lord

The ancients knew, everything comes and departs by the sun. My family grew in this tradition, as generations before. In every other religion, every other myth, our truth was hidden, only for the initiates to recognise. Death and rebirth, sacrifice … Continue reading

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Remains

When we found the skeleton we couldn’t believe it. We aren’t scientists, we are archeologists,and our dig wasn’t for skeletons, it was for ancient artefacts. But I guess we found something truly ancient, and truly terrifying amongst the earthenware and … Continue reading

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Renovations

I told them it was pointless to renovate. Renovations never take in this house I said. Many have tried and all have failed. The house likes its shadows and its dark corners and its decay. I told them they were … Continue reading

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Memory

I don’t remember when I began to forget I’d been taken. Time melded in my place, the basement, so seamlessly that in the end my former life was but a dream and the walls around me prescribed my only reality. … Continue reading

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