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One Last Shopping Trip

He trudged along the narrow streets of the old quarter, dragging the battered old trolley bag behind him. One last trip. He’d chosen this part of town as it had been where they’d first met. Happy days. If only he … Continue reading

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They Missed The Light.

This was their first clean up job and I was here to assess their efficiency. A clean bill of health from me and we’d use them again. I ran through my assessment form. First impressions were very good. Everything was … Continue reading

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Dead or Alive?

“It wont bite you Jimmy. It’s dead. Dad brought it back from the last Colonial Wars. Says there were millions of them trying to invade Earth. Reckons they were tough to kill. He brought this one back and had it … Continue reading

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They’re Coming!

Why aren’t they listening to me? I’ve stood on the plinth, overlooking the city, for years – keeping watch. Now that I’ve spotted something nobody seems to want to know. “They’re coming!” I scream, pointing to the sky on the … Continue reading

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Then The Lights Came On.

“What’s happening Jenkins?” “Not completely sure, sir. The lights came on in each of the outlying stations at 05.41 this morning. We sent a security unit out to investigate but lost radio contact with them an hour ago.” “What now?” … Continue reading

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Where’s Sam?

“I’m telling you Jimmy, Sam’s mum is going to kill us! Look what we’ve done to her house “Weren’t my fault Billy. It was Sam’s idea to have the barbeque in the kitchen. And you’re the one what poured petrol … Continue reading

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When The Daylight Returned

As the royal magician I was charged with providing a spectacular ending to the king’s birthday celebrations. Blocking the light from the sun was no easy job. It took all of my powers to pull it off but the result … Continue reading

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Whose Idea Was This?

Another one of your daft ideas. “Let’s have a walking holiday,” you said, “It’ll be great, just the two of us.” Never thought to ask me what I wanted. Next thing I know you’re off buying boots and poles; a … Continue reading

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Another Warm Day In Hell

Every day they wheel me out here. Tell me the warm sun will do me good. Poppycock! They just want me out of the way. Never ask me what I want. Talk to me as if I’m stupid. If only … Continue reading

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Feeling Peckish

“Third one this week sir. Molly Jenkins. Went in with two friends. They got separated. She’s not been seen since. We’ve searched the place – found nothing. Just like the others.” “How the hell did this happen sergeant! Thought I … Continue reading

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