Tag Archives: Magic

Magic Sunglasses

The sunglasses has done their work. Eva had met Brad several months earlier and he, not unexpectedly, fell in love with her. That was all well and good, but would he love her without the magic glasses? In the weeks … Continue reading

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Modern Fable

Monique visited the Indian cultural festival alone. Phil wouldn’t go to it, or any festival. Inside the auditorium, she met Anup, who was selling flowers. “These aren’t just any flowers,” explained Anup. “They’re magical!” “How so?” smirked Monique. Magic? Right! … Continue reading

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Lifelike

Sandy Bertram, curator at the Museum of Art, led Chief Occult Detective Weinberger to the site. The sculpture looked like a large white ring. Three arrows were embedded inside it, and blood streamed from the wounds. Bertram said, “Any idea … Continue reading

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True Magic

Maureen sat down with a sigh outside of a Turkish cafe in New York. A street performer saw her and immediately recognized a tourist. “I am Vasile Karetskya!” he bowed. “One of only 1,313 True Magicians in the entire world. … Continue reading

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On Time

“You’re late, Miss Beauregard!” spat Mr. Chumworthy. “Only one minute, sir!” “Late is late.” Beauregard hadn’t advanced beyond Junior Librarian in six years. The curvaceous and slothful Miss Buxley achieved Senior Librarian in only six months! Luckily, Beauregard had her … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Practical Materialism

The ways of making of making money had changed. No one battled killer dragons for caverns of gold anymore. Pierre Perdueax knew how to make money the new way. He had more money than many countries. He liked to believe … Continue reading

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The Reversal

Mr. Liang’s Curio Shop had rested there on Canal St. for decades. It had featured in famous photos of the city and on numerous touristy postcards. But times had changed and business was conducted via the internet. Fewer people stopped … Continue reading

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