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Red Crow Company: Episode 2

My first impression of the Red Crow Company headquarters was light, noise, and the general feeling that I’d walked into a low-end pub. Not much in the way of decoration – just some mismatched tables and chairs, with a long … Continue reading

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Red Crow Company: Episode 1

I tightened up the drawstring on my purse again with a sigh, answered by the growling of my stomach. I’d been in Monserrat for a whole week, trying to find some kind of work with no luck at all. Everyone … Continue reading

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First-Timer

“Are you all right?” Alan let out a long breath, something between a sigh and a hiss, and looked at his assistant’s concerned expression through the darkness. Trevor was new, and young; he could be forgiven a few stupid questions … Continue reading

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A Rainy Afternoon

It was raining outside; not simply rain, but waves cascading down in a ceaseless deluge. Wall-like sheets of the stuff were the only thing visible out the window, casting a watery grey light into the Burnwood common room – which, … Continue reading

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Being Normal

part of this thing All Kristin really wanted in life was to be normal. To outward appearances she seemed normal enough; good grades but not great, a decent boyfriend, a small group of friends, a license but no car. Nothing … Continue reading

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One-on-One Combat

30 days of fiction list Day 23: Prompt: falling There were a lot of other ways this could have gone. A bullet to the head, a tear-filled reconciliation, a mysterious third party interrupting the confrontation… Falling off the roof of … Continue reading

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Gathering Information

30 days of fiction list Day 19: Prompt: in the marketplace Daki loved the marketplace. The bright colors, the shiny trinkets, the delicious smells, all the people she could vanish between before the vendors even finished “stop”, let alone “thief”. … Continue reading

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Felinity

Prompt: Write a scene as a cat It is very difficult, the scrawled note begins, to write without thumbs. But I will persist with the experiment, if writing take me all night. Day 1 has gone much as expected. The … Continue reading

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Fooling a Dragon (Three Word Wednesday CCXXXIV)

the details the words: loud, persuasive, riches – – – – – The gold coins each landed with an audible clink, echoing through the chamber. Clink. Clink. Clink clink. “Perhaps,” it rumbled, enclosing the remaining coins in its massive talons, … Continue reading

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A Prologue

I was digging through my Google Docs files the other day and came across some writing projects I’d begun and pushed aside (for whatever reason). In particular, I came across the prologue to a set of serial shorts that I … Continue reading

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