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Spirit Job Placement

In the eternal place-between-places where evil spirits live, Maqamymnon had high hopes for the meeting. He entered the office and sat. On the desk, the little sign read “Mr. Pallioptryx, Spirit Recruiter.” The oily ball of multicolored light bobbed in … Continue reading

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Guardian – Alastair’s Photo Fiction 07Jul13

Written for Alastair’s Photo Fiction. Story begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction Word Count: 150 Guardian Jumai’s eye bulged. “It’s a Protection Demon. Very powerful. It guards the bearer even into death.” Kemper cradled the figurine carefully. “Is it … Continue reading

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The Cost – Alastair’s Photo Fiction 19May2013

Alastair’s Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to produce flash fiction from a photo prompt. The word limit is 150 words but actually it isn’t a strict limit. Alastair claims the Word Police will not arrest anyone for “dangerous prolixity,” … Continue reading

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