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Reflected story

The party was dull. Roger looked longingly at the mirror on the wall, he was listening to a man drivel on about buses. He willed for there to be another world beyond the reflective pane that he could dive into. … Continue reading

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Guido de revolucion

It wouldn’t take much, just a few pounds of cemtex, a fuse, a timer. Easy really. Then he’d be hailed as a hero, the new masters would revere him, mint coins with his image on them, sing songs about him. … Continue reading

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Wooden heart

The rays of a lazy afternoon sun tickled the lover’s faces as it fell to earth through the leafy canopy. They lay in a dozing slumber, enjoying the post sex afterglow. All around, the trees trembled in a slight breeze, … Continue reading

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Walls have fears

‘STOP NATHANIAL STOP!’ Screamed Mary as she sank to the floor crying. His hammer blows rained on the walls, plaster flying all over the room. ‘They’re in there, I can hear them mocking me!’ He swung the hammer again, swearing … Continue reading

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Long live Rock ‘n’ Roll

  Look at them all, sitting in their comfortable houses, safe, warm, dry. The Gods didn’t like it. People were just too secure. No matter how hard they rolled The Dice, hardship rarely befell these lazy beings. Retribution was required. … Continue reading

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The Man of Gods

  Look at them all, sitting in their comfortable houses, safe, warm, dry. The Gods didn’t like it. People were just too secure. No matter how hard they rolled The Dice, hardship rarely befell these lazy beings. Retribution was required. … Continue reading

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Come the Dawn

  Dr Teeth opened up early. He liked the tranquility of the bay in the mornings. Outside, the ferry docked quietly, spilling its light cargo of cars and the few tourists that came to the island. Voices rose from the … Continue reading

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