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Surasawa Pond

By Surasawa pond on a billboard a holy man paints a lie: ‘On the third day of the third month the dragon of this pond will ascend to heaven.’ Two men...

Terrence Damp

Terrence needed a drink. The hollow was fine for keeping water WHEN it rained, but rain was in short supply lately; his olives were getting...

We called him a lot of names

We called him a lot of names, Old man, large granddad, grumpy granddad. It was always very easy to forget the man behind his foggy eyes and the life...

Tales of Gallanol : Ch.6 The Party (Part 1)

A Party is held to reconcile the victors from the south with the people of Elladein, in the Palace at Caerella. Jovian finds the High King's Companions attempting to ruin his reputation.
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Paulie's Fairy Godmother

Spit-back, Chat-back Johnny, who once burnt-down the bus-stop. Paulie's getting a hard time off the 'Pine-Cut Crew'. It's not his fault he's...

Ch 1 - Meda

The morning had been born dry and bright and quintessential of British October with lavender-grey meadow skies when Meda Johnson’s heart stopped...
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Kite tails

Kite tails When I was sixteen years old and still dreaming in tints of rose my lovely mother fell very sick. It happened too swiftly to suspect the...

The Magic Attic

It was the year of 1998 and was Louise was sitting down to a maths lesson. Break time had only just ended but already she had found herself looking...
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Silver Daughter

Talk had it she was from the island. There weren’t supposed to be folk living there, apart from the lighthouse men. She was a foundling. Dr Innes had...