Tag Archives: Steampunk

The Intervening Years

Ashley received a letter from Victoria after many years of silence. She rested in the drawing room with it. It read: Darling Sister, The rift between us must end. We are so different. I’m certain little has changed in our … Continue reading

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The Bane of Hubris

Valerie Huxley opened the grey doors. Inside rested…The Machine. Simon Petard brushed aside his greying hair. “So. This will restore my youth?” “Entirely,” assured Valerie. “And you, a mere woman, invented it?” “I have four degrees!” protested Valerie. Petard ignored … Continue reading

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The Blood of Enemies

Ophelia Adelmann stared at the brightly decorated birthday cake. The cheery colors counter-balanced the boiling torrents within her. She counted the candles yet again, one for each year that could’ve been. Years that could’ve been spent sitting by the fire … Continue reading

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The Wrong Decision – Mutant 750

The Wrong Decision Simone had begun to rue the day she met Sheldon. Oh, he possessed the physicality she desired. As he rowed the boat down a tributary of the Mississippi River, his pectoral muscles rippled most divinely. Despite that … Continue reading

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Composure – Sunday Photo Fiction

Composure In a universe strikingly similar to our own, but different… “Of course we’ll win, mummy,” said sixteen-year old Princess Elizabeth. “You always win.” The ribbons in her hair bobbed as she spoke. She sat for tea with her mother, … Continue reading

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The Confession – The Speakeasy

The Confession “The days of the week lined up like buckets, ready to catch whatever fell in…Why I didn’t kill him sooner, I cannot imagine.” This small excerpt is from a letter to The Guardian sent from an unknown location. … Continue reading

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A Missed Opportunity – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about a great but lost opportunity, begins after the photo. Genre: Steampunk/Humor A Missed Opportunity Little did young Wilfred Montague know it, but the fate of the world rested upon his narrow shoulders. … Continue reading

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Gauntlet Run Pt. 3

Written for Moonshine Grid. This part continues from the previous: https://momusnews.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/gauntlet-run-pt-2/ Genre: Steampunk Gauntlet Run Pt. 3 “Clear for action!” All across the airship, Hail To Thee, airmen scrambled to their battle positions. The Q-ship, a warship disguised as a … Continue reading

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Gauntlet Run Pt. 2

Written for the Moonshine Grid. Continued from an earlier post. It all started here: https://momusnews.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/vengeful-seas-picture-it-write/ Then here: https://momusnews.wordpress.com/2013/12/29/gone-fishing-sunday-photo-fiction/ Last one here: https://momusnews.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/gauntlet-run-the-speakeasy-at-yeah-write/ Gauntlet Run Pt. 2 The airship’s cockpit door swung open quickly. “Darling!” said Arteigna. “I want to be…” … Continue reading

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Gauntlet Run – The Speakeasy at Yeah, Write

Gauntlet Run Since electric lights became widely available six years before, the city of Edinshore had taken to the new technology with a vengeance. Captain Hansen thought the lights of the boulevard lit up Great Glenn, the city’s giant clock … Continue reading

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