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Sea Hunt

Stingray Four people were waiting in the transport bay for their clearances to leave Citadel Security Central Command. They were expecting to be assigned passage on different transports to head home to their respective citadels. They were about to be … Continue reading

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Snipe Hunt

The Jackalope The Citadel Security transport left Astro Land with three passengers: Dahlia DeHaven, Adam Smith, and Leonard Leonard. Although originally meant to return them to their origin citadels, it had received instructions to ferry them to Storybook Land. Something … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt

The Factory The building had been abandoned for twenty years. Nature had claimed much of the grounds on which it stood. Dahlia liked exploring old buildings. Sometimes she found interesting stuff there – old photographs, timesheets, accounting books, and other … Continue reading

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Cold Storage – 5

Gaia locked her quarters and turned on the pulmonary assist device next to her bed. She wasn’t exactly going to sleep. It would be hours before the mechs completed their survey of the alien vessel. Gaia wasn’t that patient. She … Continue reading

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Work in Progress – Witch Doctor

This past year, in November, I decided to take a stab at NaNoWriMo, an annual event where one writes a novel during the month of November. I haven’t finished this one yet, but I have finished a section of it … Continue reading

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Splat!

The body lay all over the sidewalk.  It popped like a water balloon, covering the side of the building and part of the street with body fluids. Nobody saw where it fell from. The police canvassed the neighborhood looking for … Continue reading

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Driftwood (Part 11)

“What do you want? Winona demanded. One of the three intruders raised his rifle to Winona’s face, but she stood firm. “I said ‘what do you want’ and I expect an answer.” “A name,” the reply came from behind them from … Continue reading

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