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JUST A JOB OFFER by Scribbling Wren

They seemed generally to want him dead. He’d had the message notifications, his phone just showed them as 20+ but it was chirruping constantly as more came through. He’d tried not to read them at first. But it was too hard to resist. So he turned them off. And...

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THE DEVOURING by Sarah Sharp

After his reinstatement, the prime minister held a press conference, in which he spoke of the exciting times ahead and how proud he was to steer the country on to a new vision of prosperity and wealth. He also expressed excitement about soon being able to introduce to the...

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TREMOR by Leland Velociraptor

A series of small quakes began it, none exceeding 4.2 on the Richter scale. Enough to resemble a series of heavy goods vehicles rattling by. There was no discernible property damage. The news spread slowly over social media, the MET seizing upon the seismograph readings first, and then eyewitness...

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VALENTINE’S WYRM by Kay Barrett

This was written for #FairyTaleFriday based on the word “tremor”. For inspiration I’ve used the setting of the film “Tremors” starring Kevin Bacon, which for me has echoes of the myths of Wyrms. The word “Wyrm” is from the Old English for a legless serpent or dragon. Have you...

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