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Chapter 31: Pious Returns

Chapter 31: Pious Returns

Chapter 31 of the Light Father: Abbot Pious, the cruellest of Schimrian's many Inquisitors returns to Britannia to hunt down Harold and the Scatterlings

Blazing sunshine raked the tarmac and ...
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The Devil's Doorbell

The Devil’s Doorbell

An "almost true" story of a first sexual encounter.

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/ / Flash Fiction, short story / 17 Comments on The Devil’s Doorbell / 673 words / / UKA PICK!
Red light

Red light

Sujata, like any other child, wanted to study. She was admitted to a good vernacular medium school far away from her neighborhood. 

Initially she had many friends. She was good ...
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/ / Journal / 6 Comments on Red light / 221 words / / UKA PICK!
Fair Exchange

Fair Exchange

We were walking across the park, my Aunt Agatha and I, on our way to a fireworks party. It was the 5th of November and well past the clock change ...
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/ / Fiction Challenge / 1 Comment on Fair Exchange / 197 words / /
Table for One

Table for One

I don’t need to say ‘Table for one’ any more. The waiter has stopped saying it as well. He would always end with the little upward inflection that seemed to ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / 12 Comments on Table for One / 1738 words / /
Coming back...

Coming back…

This is in response to a 5 hundred word challenge that was submitted on the aternative uka site but didn't make it over to this one. Other postings seemed to ...
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/ / droubbles, Non-Fiction / 4 Comments on Coming back… / 528 words / /
Electric John

Electric John

He was fed and nourished from the lives of others having no descernible life of his own. To the cast members of The Rugby Players he was 'Electric John', responsible ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / No Comments on Electric John / 337 words / /
Yesterdays Whispers

Yesterdays Whispers

Something new from me, first for a long time. Hope it was worth the effort.

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/ / Poetry / 18 Comments on Yesterdays Whispers / 111 words / /