Monthly Archives: March 2018

The Abduction

They all sat around the dying embers of the campfire. Esme, the youngest of the three, shivered. “We need more fire,” said Sylvia. She lifted her hand up and the stacked wood floated through the air until it landed in … Continue reading

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Peach Blossoms

Recently we ventured up North to see the Peach Blossoms at Sweet Eats Fruit Farm. The blossoms only appear for a short while, so we had to rush up there while we could. This being a farm and all, chickens … Continue reading

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Parking Fees

Warren Brey sat in Holt’s Cafe sipping an espresso. He watched the stock market feed on the laptop before him, and also the parking garage half a block away. His usual waiter, Ian, returned with scones and jam, and sat … Continue reading

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The Background Search

Grayson Soares pulled into Treasure Cay, Bahamas and noticed the FBI man waiting for him. He shrugged as he tied his sailboat to the slip. After turning in the Nassau mass shooter, he was getting used to answering questions. He … Continue reading

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Enormous Wealth

Althea Warbridge leaned heavily on her cane. Though age had ravaged her body, she still projected a regal bearing. Before them, a rambling building bespoke enormous wealth. Large ponds bordered by Joshua Trees graced the entry where they approached. “Your … Continue reading

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The Contract Fable

Pietro’s tiny paintings made him famous throughout Europe. Certainly, part of his success came from the presence of the Inspiration Devil, Babylonix. The little horned beast stood a tiny four centimeters high, but he offered giant benefits. Pietro never lacked … Continue reading

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The Unnatural

Jake brought Angie back to her mom’s house in West Milford, NJ. Angie was still sobbing and choking on her tears as Maureen ushered the two inside. Maureen held her daughter while she shook in terror. “What in God’s name … Continue reading

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