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Christmas for Santa

Things were looking grim for Christmas. Santa’s sleigh (actually a Kawanika Ka-393 starship) was breaking down all over. The aptulintian projectors were caked with hablinkat residue, and the intchatachol kazumitors were flexing into the metapuliting fields and causing an arrhythmic … Continue reading

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Pause for the Claus

The view over the Alaskan lake from the snow-covered gazebo was amazing, but not as amazing as the little fellow sitting a few feet from Hal. “I never figured you took breaks,” said Hal. “I take lots of ’em,” said … Continue reading

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Something Vital At Christmas

Barry had always adored Christmas. His parents told him stories of Santa Claus and the elves and the reindeer. Barry soaked it all in and believed it with all his heart. Barry lived on the colony planet, Stalya, 62.4 light … Continue reading

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Santa Explained

Mandy Pillar, intrepid reporter, had scored the scoop of the century. She took a helicopter ride with him to a nearby mountain overlooking the town of North Pole, Alaska. As they stood at a cliff, Ray explained he was exhausted. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Rescue

Frank and Jan, rescue chopper crewmen, entered the Alaskan gift shop. Both looked grim. “What’s wrong guys?” said the shop’s proprietor, Ben. “We couldn’t find the crash of a small passenger jet,” said Frank. “Survivors will likely freeze to death, … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

The colonists of Caramin had suffered a bad year. Half the crops died. Supply ships were late. In the dark streets outside no Christmas lights decorated downtown. No one felt like inflating the hundred-foot Santa Claus. George and Rohan nursed … Continue reading

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The Bad Kitty

When Santa Claus arrived at the Wilson’s, he frowned. There was no milk & cookies on the table. Only a cat and the expected note. The note read: Dear Santa, Please accept this talking cat. He’s quite resourceful. Two weeks … Continue reading

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The Lie

Eight-year old Jaimey sulked. Her mother, Deanna gave her a gentle nudge. “Go on. He’s waiting,” she encouraged. “Why Mom?” groaned Jaimey. “It’s just a guy in a costume.” Deanna readied her camera. “Oh stop being a party-pooper. Go!” Dutifully, … Continue reading

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Election – Friday Fictioneers

Election The All-Father stood atop the ancient grassy steps. “A new world rapidly approaches us,” boomed Odin. “I am not suited for these coming modern times, and I must sleep.” “Don’t leave us!” called a child. The thousands gathered agreed. … Continue reading

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Santa’s Bells – Trifecta Writing Challenge

Written for Trifecta: Week Ninety-Eight. A limerick about giving back begins after the image. (PG-13) Santa’s Bells Sandra felt like giving, home alone beside the sea For Santa Claus she planned, a special gift for he No cookies found, instead, … Continue reading

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