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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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My Friend

My friend I have been very studious. You think me but a child perhaps but I am older than old. I’ve been watching mommy and daddy at their work. They think I do not see, that I lie quiet in … Continue reading

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The Owl (Horror Flash Fiction)

When the owl comes one of the children must disappear. All the townsfolk know this, and guard their children close every night in case the mystical sound of the owl calling, hooting as it descends, should reach their vulnerable ears. … Continue reading

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Butterfly Girl (Horror Flash Fiction)

I cannot tell you what it is to be a butterfly girl. My lips are closed when words might be spoken and only open at their command for other services. My eyes shut more often than they allow in light, … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) The Reaping

We wait for you in the corn. You will come to us. You must come to us. We have been blooded, from birth, to prepare us. We are young but we are ancient. No child is a child in this … Continue reading

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The Mystic (Horror Flash Fiction)

The mystic brushes the leaves and dirt carefully, in a simple, meditative circular motion. In this as in all things he is precise, deliberate and on the brink of peace. The morning is only just breathing, the light of a … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Thirty Three

On his thirty-third birthday the party was a ritual. He had been preparing for this most of his young life, so he was neither dismayed nor nervous.  He had been groomed for the moment, and had studied all the texts … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Six: Envy

It was a small offering. The group is demanding, but one so fresh and innocent is always welcomed. And she was fresh as morning dew, and twice as innocent. She had no right to be so untouched, so perfect. Life … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Old Friend

She missed her old friend. As a child she was told he was imaginary, but she knew better. He dwelt above her bed head, in the corner crevice of the ceiling,  and would emerge when it was only her there … Continue reading

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