Tag Archives: Urban Fantasy

The Taxman Ceramic-eth

Cody the bartender placed the home brew before IRS investigator, Greg Harkness. The mug was beautifully wrought in blue and white Chinese porcelain. Greg never expected something like that in the little town of Collins, Louisiana. “Wow, Cody!” he exclaimed, … Continue reading

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On Time

“You’re late, Miss Beauregard!” spat Mr. Chumworthy. “Only one minute, sir!” “Late is late.” Beauregard hadn’t advanced beyond Junior Librarian in six years. The curvaceous and slothful Miss Buxley achieved Senior Librarian in only six months! Luckily, Beauregard had her … Continue reading

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The Time Dragon

Peg saw the dragon the first time when her mother gave the clock to her. She was frightened at first, but then it began speaking to her. “I’m a Time Dragon,” it said. “You keep time?” she asked. “Close. I … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Practical Materialism

The ways of making of making money had changed. No one battled killer dragons for caverns of gold anymore. Pierre Perdueax knew how to make money the new way. He had more money than many countries. He liked to believe … Continue reading

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Blues Cleaners

Jamal was one of the finest blues men in London. While busking near the market, his guitar case always overflowed with cash appreciation. His music was powerful, literally sweeping away his audience’s bad feelings. People walked away from Jamal feeling … Continue reading

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Internet Safety

Larry found the fire pot in a small town in Mexico. He could tell it was ancient. After a quick google search he learned the pot was infamous. The “Fire Pot of Quixochanagua” was dangerous. It came with numerous warnings. … Continue reading

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The Sleepwalk

Marjorie bought the wooden dragon at a flea market. Her son, Avery had been plagued with nightmares and he occasionally sleepwalked. As she tucked in the 8-year old, Avery gazed at the dragon with trepidation, “Aren’t dragons monsters?” he said. … Continue reading

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