Tag Archives: Flash Fiction

The Sleepwalk

Marjorie bought the wooden dragon at a flea market. Her son, Avery had been plagued with nightmares and he occasionally sleepwalked. As she tucked in the 8-year old, Avery gazed at the dragon with trepidation, “Aren’t dragons monsters?” he said. … Continue reading

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An Android Walks Into a Bar

On Planet Technogia androids had families too. The parents literally made their children. Since the children were Artificial Intelligences, their minds “emerged” rather than were programmed. Like human children during development, they often believed they could fool their parents. Sabrina237 … Continue reading

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What Angels Look Like

Tori didn’t feel like celebrating during the Angel Fair. Her 7-year old, Brent, was acting up. He’d done that a lot since the divorce. Tori missed someone adult to share good days and bad days with. “What are those?” asked … Continue reading

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Unwelcome Guests

Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will, but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit. — R.E. Shay The colonists of Dragor V couldn’t believe their luck. The very hospitable world included strange domes. The natural structures provided ready-made … Continue reading

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Tasteful Control

The city of Cristobal in Mexico had government, but Manuela Garza really ran things. Crime disappeared in the city. The CIA wanted to know how. After agents 312 and 273 disappeared, Schuler (Agent 17) arrived next. Manuela ran a simple … Continue reading

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Lost And Found

In the tiny town of Leena, Alabama nothing ever happened. So when the chair appeared, people noticed. A local TV reporter stood at the lake saying, “Swimmers confirm the chair is literally standing on deep water. It’s a bona-fide miracle!” … Continue reading

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Big Feet

Justin was sixteen when his dad, Greg, first took him out on patrol. They walked past burned out relics from the war. “I named my most critical gear after old girlfriends,” said Greg. “My signals scanner could detect RolyPolie transmissions … Continue reading

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