FANTASY

Deirdre

Her hair was red, or ginger to be precise, the tinge toward blonde rather than auburn, the bright breeziness of a summer’s day rather than sweltering heat of the night. And she was beautiful. “How it going? You must be…
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The Orc

“Look children,” the professor jabbed his fingers through the bars at Kabu, half hidden beneath the moth eaten blanket, “an orc.” The children gathered around the cell, their hands clasping the bars. Kabu glanced behind the children at the prison…
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Flash Fiction

Flash’s shiny Trans Am roared down the street, headed for a small, private airport outside of town. The sun baked the pavement on the hot afternoon, picking out garish colors that were almost too vivid. The steaming summer city pulsed…
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The Graveyard Bugs

Lucia pouted and stomped her bare pink foot. “Don’t wanna. It’s still summer. Don’t wanna wear stockings.” “Baby,” her mother, Francesca, brought her own freckled nose close to Lucia’s, “you have to. It’s winter. It’s snowing. Look.” The tall rectangles…
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Faded Plumage

Smoke rolled into the sky the morning Naroko went north. The savannah near the den had been set aflame. While the rest of the Pack either extinguished the fires or hunted for the perpetrators, the Alphas saw her off. Both…
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