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Mirror Mirror

The restaurant was dark and grim. It went well beyond a greasy spoon. My entire meal had been a disaster. The owner came out and sat at...

Bourbon Street

You can always find what you want on Bourbon Street. I sat at a table sipping on aged scotch while waiting for my guest. He found me...

The Dentists

The handheld grinder whined as Dr. Sobbe put the finishing touches on a crown. He took the fake tooth out of the vice and placed it in...

The eyes have it.

I so screwed myself. I had a habit of screwing myself over my whole life, but this time may be my last. A beautiful woman snuggled up to...

The Hunt

I followed the blood trail through the forest. I made deliberate steps to ensure the least amount of noise. I wanted the buck to lie down...

Crystals

We threw the ropes over the ledge, down the throat of a volcano. Our job was simple, go as deep into the volcano as we could and collect...

Sunflowers

Three years of quarantines, unemployment, and tyranny took its toll on everyone. After the economic collapse, the state assigned all...

Christmas Traditions

The crisp morning air and the fresh snow that covered the ground made it feel like Christmas Eve. Al, Tim, and Tom all felt the...

The Rancher

The plague had forced a famine in the area. Supply shipments were scarce, and people were desperate. Three men ventured out to the...

The Pond

Harry was a horrible neighbor. He was rude, unforgiving, but most of all, he was jealous. His new neighbors drove him nuts. Their newly...

Lost Souls

Most people think the Angel of death comes to take a soul. She comes to escort and protect it from the creatures that feed on souls. Once...

Hephaestus

Bill and Neal explored a cave close to their campsite. Locals rumored a cult used the cave for ceremonies. This made the thought of...

Thanksgiving

I ran but wasn’t fast enough. He caught me. He was too strong. I could not escape. He threw me in a cage. What happened to my family? Did...

The Head of the Snake

Part 1 of 7 The smoke from the fires rolled over the grassy ditch where I kneeled next to my father. The two arrows sticking out of his...

Witches Requital

I awoke to a pain that shot through my entire body. I cracked my eyes and saw trees and a large fire. I saw the witches who captured me....

Death's Road

A man sped down the highway as he stared at his phone, waiting for the next message. He looked up just as his car hit a hitchhiker. He...

The Woman in Red

I lived in a small village but had big dreams. I planned on leaving one day to make my mark on the world as an explorer. The villagers...

Last Moments

The cold concrete was wet and slimy. He laid in the filth with his hands and feet bound. There were bodies stacked like cordwood, the...

Squirrels

It started in the spring. The trees and shrubs didn’t produce nuts or berries. We all returned to college in the fall. The crazed...

Sweet Dreams

I had finally found a house I could afford. It was a small house at the end of a dead-end street. The movers filled my home with all my...

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