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CCC86: Mr Ed

“Why have you shut the stable door?” “Why? To shut him up, of course. All day long, talk, talk, talk. All right when he was younger, when he was earning a crust. But now Mr Ed’s old… I couldn’t take … Continue reading

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Casper

The move was welcome, pulling her out of the depths of hell. And the new place old, built on the ruins of a dissolved priory, was perfect for her. Absolutely right. Until the first night. A presence in the room, … Continue reading

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Under Cover

Kevin bunched up the greasy chip paper, wound down the car window and threw the vinegar-reeking ball into the bushes. “Er, Sarge, what’d you do that for?” “Because, PCW Sharon Toussel, we don’t like our Panda’s smelling of last night’s … Continue reading

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When the Path Peters Out

“We’re lost,” Gretchen said with a hopeless groan. “Stupid, of course, we’re not lost. We haven’t turned off the path. Give us the map.” Hans snatched it from her. “See. There. The path continues.” “Into nettles and brambles, we can’t … Continue reading

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This Must Be the Place

Neve did a last-minute check of all things electrical. Then Rat came behind her and powered the computer. She half-heartedly scowled at him. He accessed iTunes and scrolled and selected – oh what a surprise – Talking Heads, This Must … Continue reading

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CCC78: The Only One in Town

“Now my dear, don’t you move, don’t you fear, I’ll see off these photographers here.” “Huh, and I suppose you reckon yourself the only big horn in town?”

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In High Traffic Season

Obsolete concrete hacked from the pavement Ear-muffled crew pneumatic hammering Why must they leave it till high-traffic season? Can anyone tell me the reason? 24 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Obsolete

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They’re Gonna Put Me In The Movies

They’re gonna put me in the movies They’re gonna make a big star out of me Nope. I got a film industry job, but it wasn’t as an actor. I got the job of Continuity. 35 words written for Sammi’s … Continue reading

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Affley Jumped Out

Zikes! Affley dropped amid a flutter of leaves and landed hard with a jolt. Yikes! She ducked and dodged the cascading water. She danced. That water was scalding hot. Swirled around, knocked and scraped against the tannin-stained walls, she’d had … Continue reading

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Our Everyday Duty

Six: Five and Six reporting back, Captain. Mission complete. Captain: Off you go then, Seven and Eight. You know what to do: Lay them straight. Two (not long back from buckling shoes): Captain, sire, why must we do this every … Continue reading

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