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Flash Fic: Crossing the Field

I stopped at the edge of the field of long grass. He turned. “Problem?” “I’m barefoot.” “So what? Afraid you might step on a dead body?” He grinned. “Lyme’s disease, asshole.” He rolled his eyes. “Uh-huh. Well, if it makes … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: What a Falling Off Was There

Author’s note: I went a little over the word limit with this one, and I’m not sorry. 🙂 Levi Ask someone what an angel looks like, and they’ll often say, “Glowing porcelain skin, mesmerizing blue eyes, luxurious blonde hair. They’re … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: Sketch Artist

Marc’s favorite place in winter was the conservatory, with the winding brick paths that led through tropical trees and plants. The humid warmth was soothing to skin that had been buffeted by sub-zero temps. As usual he leisurely struck out … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: Afterlife

Dying wasn’t what I thought it would be. I figured I’d draw one last breath and vanish, and I wouldn’t even know I was gone. Whatever energy was left in my body when I croaked would dissipate, and I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: Different World

Dad slapped his neck in disgust. “The fish aren’t biting but the mosquitoes sure are.” I was covered in itchy red blotches, one of which I’d scratched so hard, it bled. “Can we go in now?” “If we don’t catch … Continue reading

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