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This month’s fiction

Structural Elements

Structural Elements                          by Debi Carroll At one corner of the painting, a pale beast with red eyes and a slavering jaw crawled out of a dark tunnel. Elena bent closer to examine the tiny figures, squinting in the dim … Continue reading

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Remember

Remember                             by Leah Rhyne The phone call came at work. She answered it, though the number was unfamiliar. “Sunny?” The voice was also unfamiliar. Masculine. “Yes. Can I help you?” “I’m calling from the Clinic. She’s gone. We lost … Continue reading

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Child of Moon and Sea

Child of Moon and Sea                                         by Sherri Cook Woosley We never go swimming alone. Water swirled around Elsa Dalhquist’s ankle and fed back into the next wavelet. It was hard to think, easier to feel. Her silken chemise nightgown … Continue reading

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With a Paper Heart

With A Paper Heart                                           by Thomas K. Carpenter Standing on his balcony over the Shear, Aegasu Feywel watches the clouds roll against the cliff far below him.  He stares hungrily at the weather formations like a child with an … Continue reading

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Armas’ House

Armas’ House by Astrid S. Nielsen “How can you ask such a thing? Just don’t go out at night, and you’ll never know what it’s like to meet a Sataru. And be thankful for that,” Marjukka said, brandishing the spoon … Continue reading

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The Three

The Three by Travis Daniel Bow The Court Mage bent to take the sword from the limp fingers of Tel’s opponent. He indicated that Tel should kneel. Trembling, Tel dropped to his knees. The Court Mage raised his wrinkled hands … Continue reading

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Slamnesia

Slamnesia by Ronald D. Ferguson   “You have slamnesia.” Doctor Reynolds’s dour expression blends into the dark frame of his oiled-walnut office panels. His next words don’t improve my impression. “Worst case I’ve ever seen.”   “That doesn’t sound good.” … Continue reading

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Fade to Gunmetal

Fade to Gunmetal by Jeremy Sim     Hey, Benny. It’s me, Reyes. Just figured I’d stop by on my way back from the hockshop, sit down, have words. Just for a couple minutes this time. Then I’ll be on … Continue reading

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