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Frankie

All Frankie ever wanted to be was a clown. My theory is he was a repressed child, and so he didn’t enjoy those younger years and was always trying to get back to them. Being a clown gave him a … Continue reading

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Assassin

He was an assassin in his youth. A keen eye and a resolute constitution, paired with a distinct lack of empathy or morality, made him the perfect vessel for contract killing. It paid well and he saw no reason not … Continue reading

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Tempest Rising

They took it all from her. Everything she loved, everything she even stopped a moment to care for, to value. The townsfolk barred her from her home, chased her from the streets. It was too long ago for me to … Continue reading

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Hever House

Hever House burned on April 3rd 1928. No-one ever knew what started the conflagration, be it accident of intent. My family, being its owners down a long and dark ancestral line, had some reason for regret at its loss. To … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – Angry Child

She was an angry child. And as they say, angry children grow into angry adults. Her parents barely noticed, but then they barely noticed her at all. They were busy, of course, being ambitious, being successful, being wealthy. And so … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude – Twenty Four

The first sign came from the original source – he looked at the comedy sites. Schaden was still posting. Days after the attack. His heart sank. He swallowed the bitter pill of knowledge. She wasn’t in some hospital. Even if … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude – Twenty

‘Okay Andrew..I suppose you mean Lisa..’ ‘I suppose you mean Lisa,’ he mimicked, making David’s voice sound girlish and weak. ‘Of course I fucking mean Lisa..how long have you been fucking her?’ ‘I haven’t’ said David honestly, and hoped for … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Twenty

  Lisa woke alone, to the sound of police sirens outside her house. She barely had time to register the sad loneliness of waking without Damien there, not even knowing he had left her in the night or what to … Continue reading

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The Flavour of Spite – Twenty

Francine is remembering something, looking at his broken, dead body at her feet. She’s trying to feel something other than revulsion at this form. There is no pity, but beneath it all, there are memories, tugging at her. People like … Continue reading

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The Flavour of Spite – Nineteen

Dearest Violet is in my kitchen, slicing and dicing vegetables for our soup.  She has chosen a recipe for chicken soup, and the meat is already finely sliced and lightly fried, and it now sits on blotting paper to the … Continue reading

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