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Prophecy? No, Thank You. (Part One)

by Sean Sandulak Cravan idly swirled the last bit of his beer around in the bottom of his flagon. It was a weak brew, wholly unsatisfying, but it also represented the last of his coin, so he had been nursing

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Crossed (Part Three)

by Denise Winters Continued from Part One & Part Two I listened for the sound of my parents puttering around in the kitchen, my heart in my throat. But they must have went straight to bed, and would likely stay there

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Crossed (Part Two)

by Denise Winters Continued from Part One Hannah’s mouth dropped and she was almost knocked flat out on her back with the realization of what the demon was saying. “The golden fiddle. You mean you want the golden fiddle?” First

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Crossed (Part One)

by Denise Winters Hannah skidded to a halt. Her bike stopped, but her heart beat a thousand miles an hour. She tried to calm her breathing. She was getting too old to be scared of haints and demons, of monsters

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The Pet Salesman (Part Two)

by Cory Martinson Continued from Part One “He’s responsive to your touch and requires an amount of attention that you can vary by command,” Simon went on. “This includes daily walks which can range in length and speed as you

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The Pet Salesman (Part One)

by Cory Martinson “This is pretty good,” Ted announced around a mouthful of casserole. “What is it again?” “It’s called Tater Tot Hot Dish. I got the recipe from the Historical Cooking Society cookbook,” beamed Ann. She clapped her oven

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The Survivor (Part Three)

by Jacob Lawrence (Writing as Henry Jakubs) Part One   Part Two They fell in droves, joining the rain that was now eating away at the stone forest that they had been reigning over. Hundreds fell, and even as the last

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The Survivor (Part Two)

by Jacob Lawrence (Writing as Henry Jakubs) Continued from Part One That mere sound, the voice of another, burned away his need for secrecy and caution. Barreling out of safety, he found himself running down the debris laden streets, drifting

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The Survivor (Part One)

by Jacob Lawrence (Writing as Henry Jakubs) Fires raged all around him, the smoke drifting out onto the streets, enshrouding the lone man as he blindly made his way through the ruined city. Cautiously, he stepped over rubble, downed power

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A Shift in the World (Part Two)

by Heather Baver Continued from Part One “It’s over, Anna. I’m sorry.” George stood behind her, his hands stroking her shoulders. The grease blackened tips of his fingers made swirling patterns on her lilac shirt. “No, George.” She paused, touching

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