Flash | Uninvited Guest

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Servant of the Castle by ZERG118 on DeviantArt “Uninvited Guest” The stacks stretched forever. Red had never seen so many shelves. She’s never see so many books. More than any girl could read in her lifetime. The tale the old woman who ran the little shop of oddities in her town was real. Not a fairy […]

Flash | “Going Home”

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Adventure Time by designtu on DeviantArt “Going Home” The key felt real. More real than anything Jorge had touched in this world. And as he walked toward the door that would take him home, the key’s weight grew, dragging down his pocket. Jorge reached inside his pocket and drew out the key. The key was larger […]

Flash | “Attack of Mechopus”

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SteamPunk Octopus by AlexBroeckel on DeviantArt “Attack of Mechopus” Benjak woke to an explosion of sound. A howling alarm whooping with urgency and finality. Saying, Get up or we all die. Everyday might bring Benjak’s death. A reality of hauling barrels of spice from the southern colonies all the way under and up the curving […]

Flash | “Messages from the Sea”

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Long message service by AquaSixio on DeviantArt   “Messages from the Sea” The sea licked the white sandy beach, rushing in with a quiet roar. The water reflected the color of peaches and kiwis from the rising sun on the horizon. With each lick of a wave came the scent of salt, so strong someone could […]

Flash | “Magic for Sale”

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Magic Shop by Vylla on DeviantArt   “Magic for Sale” Five coopers and a two dimes couldn’t buy  a bread loaf let alone the medicine needed to fight off the flu spreading through the tenements in the lower wards. Charlie stared at the seven measly coins in his hand and wrapped his fingers tightly around the […]