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The Man with Cold Hands (Part One)

Originally posted on travelin' home:
The light was bright and my eyes were hazy.  I couldn’t remember how long I had been here.  In fact, I’m not even sure where I was.  The room was dimly lit, and I couldn’t…

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Week Twenty-four Flash Fiction Challenge: Wormwood

Originally posted on Odyssey of a Novice Writer:
I was holding the file when Walt entered my office. “Doug, you’re not dressed! C’mon, man, it’s time to go!” Walt looked like he’d stepped out of the early 1960s: crew cut,…

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Nothing Special (Part Two)

by Sophie Anderson Continued from Part One I took a closer look at him now that he was outside the ship. He was humanoid, with two arms, two legs a torso and head. He was covered it what appeared to

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Nothing Special (Part One)

by Sophie Anderson I wasn’t anything special, just the middle child of a middle-class family in the middle of America. That’s why it was beyond my wildest dreams that one hot afternoon in August I’d find something that would make

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A New World (Part Two)

by Lou Gagliardi Continued from Part One Looking into the mirror that hung on the wall, after entering the bathroom, Luke was happy. He left out a sigh of relief. He wasn’t disfigured. Definitely female but not disfigured and alive—that’s

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A New World (Part One)

by Lou Gagliardi Luke was checking his appearance in the mirror. Tonight was an important night, both professionally and personally. It wasn’t every day, after all, that one got to date the boss’ daughter. Jeff worked as a experimental lab

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AD EYES (Part Two)

by Gord McLeod Continued from Part One The phone was actively drilling a small hole through his skull and into his brain via the ear canal. At least, Terry assumed that was what was happening; opening his eyes to actually

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AD EYES (Part One)

by Gord McLeod “Would YOU like to live a carefree life of—” CLICK. Terry grunted in disgust and turned off the advertisement with a much sharper tap than was necessary. “Damned ads are everywhere,” he groused. “All this fancy living

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The Heaven Gate (Part Two)

by Jon Jefferson Continued from Part One She was gone in the morning. Jessica’s job pulled her out of bed early every morning. Eric never noticed her leave, but he woke up every morning grasping for her only to find

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The Heaven Gate (Part One)

by Jon Jefferson Locked. The blasted things were locked. George had told Eric to meet him here, even mentioned stepping inside the gates because the neighborhood wasn’t the best. “Doesn’t always go your way though does it?” Eric thought. Eric

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