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Hot Air

Stephen, the balloon pilot, stepped out and kissed the ground. The balloon’s burners*, providing hot air, had failed and they began crashing to the ground. Yet, they landed safely after all. Susie, the chief ground handler, rushed up. “I thought … Continue reading

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A Matter of Taste

David Wind Hawk hopped nimbly from rock to rock. He enjoyed being a tour guide, even though this marked the first time he got stuck with a politician and his lawyer. David gestured. “And here is Vulture Rock. Navaho legend … Continue reading

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Times Are Changing

Investigator Melina Eliopoulos looked for clues. Above her a statue of Athena loomed atop a tall plinth. Nearby, her partner Kyros Nicolaides sighed, “Do you really believe her?” “Sure I do,” said Melina. “Politos is a powerful politician. We’ve known … Continue reading

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The Real Politician

J. “Papa” Findley kneeled before the chopping block and placed his neck upon it. People thronged the square in front of the old Carlysle Building. Though no one in these modern times knew how to be a headsman, there was … Continue reading

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Pug – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about an exotic creature seeing the bright side of things, begins after the photo. Genre: Urban Fantasy/Humor Pug Pug hated a lot of things. He hated being referred to as a Gargoyle. Gargoyles … Continue reading

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Strategy – The Speakeasy

Strategy Drew pressed a key on his pad as he leaned against the oak. His data stream soon penetrated the mansion’s security. In seconds, the rambling building was defenseless and no one, not even the home security computer, knew about … Continue reading

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