Category Archives: Short Story

OCEAN OF SAND

Careful of who you step on. Find out what happens to this fellow.   Brent tumbled down the side of another sand dune, landing in a crumpled heap at the bottom. Three days of wandering this desert under an unrelenting … Continue reading

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THE MOUNTAIN

Find out what ruined this couple’s holiday.   Could it get any better than this?” said Jake. He sipped his drink, then gazed across the lake at the white capped mountain. “Clear blue skies, clean crisp air. It’s as spectacular … Continue reading

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THE HIDEAWAY

What would you do if you found this stash?   Wind tugged at Lalita’s clothes as she scrambled into the cave. The first large drops splashed on the hot rock, evaporating almost immediately. Lightning laced across the sky and thunder … Continue reading

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ALONE

Does the punishment fit the crime? Tell me what you think. Lightening flashed across the sky, strangely overlaid across the blue, cloudless view. Half-formed figures and houses appeared along the riverbank. Children laughed as they splashed in the water. There … Continue reading

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NIGHT CRAWL

See what happens when you fail to read the fine print.   “Can I help you?” said Pete. Most of the out of towners that showed up for the annual contest had more money than folks around here saw in … Continue reading

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CATTLE RANCH

Think you’re having some problems? Take a look at what’s happening on Farmer Pappi’s ranch.   “Not again!” said Farmer Pappi. He threw his hat on the ground and spouted a few choice words. Another twelve cows, gone. That made … Continue reading

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SPECIAL GUEST

“Santa?” Mable stared at the man in the red coat passed out on her lawn and the overturned sled, ignoring the reindeer munching on her shrubs. Empty beer cans, cookie crumbs, and scraps from her Christmas ham littered the ground. … Continue reading

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BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON

“Moonlight sends a shiver into night’s brisk sky.” “You keep spouting poetry and I’m leaving,” said Gary. Mark grinned. “I’m just trying to set the mood. Got the camera ready?” “It’ll take pictures every ten seconds and I programed the … Continue reading

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KEEP OUT: A LITTLE DRAGON ADVENTURE

Step one, get past the iron door barring the cave. Luckily, it was only eight feet tall. I grimaced at a yell in my head. One of the down sides of being a telepath was getting sucked into impromptu rescues. … Continue reading

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Mirage

These guys are having some trouble finding their lost pet. Continue reading

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