Tag Archives: Mutant

The Healer

Suzanne’s daughter Danielle lay in her hospital bed. The doctors said they could find no cure for her. Barbara was upset. “You’re bringing in The Healer? Mystical claptrap! He’s not a real doctor.” Suzanne smiled at her sister. Barbara spent … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Problem

Harlen knew Lester had a heart condition. That’s why he worried. As he pulled up to the farmhouse he breathed a sigh of relief. Lester stood there, waving. “Damn, son!” said Harlen, joining Lester on the porch. “You had me … Continue reading

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What’s Good

Mark and Cindy were visiting the Philippines for the first time. As they walked along the waterfront of Cebu City, Mark complained, “Can’t we just get a hamburger?” “Honey,” sighed Cindy. “We should at least try the native food!” “How … Continue reading

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The Living Balloon – Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

The Living Balloon I knew Clara’s secret. I first met her in Pennsylvania. The balloons she sold were uniquely shaped and colored. Always different, like snowflakes. Unfortunately, her speech impediment repelled most people. She rarely sold anything. That’s when I … Continue reading

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Those Special Differences – Gargleblaster Microstories #214

“We met online,” said Teresa. Her seeing-eye dog rested beside her. “But,” grimaced Sandy at Bob’s odd coloration. “Bob’s a mutant!” Bob’s long, flexible tongue flicked out and snatched a cheese wedge. “I know.” Teresa squirmed happily. “I love that … Continue reading

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The Dance – Friday Fictioneers 02Aug13

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. I can’t believe I pared this down to 100 words *whew* Story begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction/Humor Word Count: 100 The Dance GREENVILLE, WISCONSIN – A giant mutant bumble-bee mercilessly attacked the town … Continue reading

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