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Boy
Melissa Powers

Love in Limbo: Part 1

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Mary has been trapped in this dark moonlit cemetery for an undetermined amount of time. She had been free of this place once, living among

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death
Tim McDaniel

The Carrion Monster

    O amiable, lovely death! Thou odoriferous stench! sound rot- tenness! Arise forth from the couch of lasting night Shakespeare, King John III “I

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gods
Tim McDaniel

Running the Course

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What they were doing disgusted me. Most would suppose that to be an impossible task, but they’d managed it. Still, I found it hard to

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Animal communication
Tim McDaniel

There are Ways

 The new researcher arrived just as Jennifer finally got the chance to sit down with a cup of coffee. Cleaning out the chimp section was

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time travel
TzeLin Sam

A Second Chance

They say we should not mess with time travel but I bet that they would change their minds if they had seen their disabled twin

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Sean Fogarty

God of Youth

Trapped. Aed paid no attention to the others, he just couldn’t shake the feeling. He never could shake it when he was stuck down here.

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Dog
Tim McDaniel

New Trick

The phone rang. Actually, it didn’t ring. It played that stupid “Who Let the Dogs Out” song. Jesse had made it do that, had downloaded

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font
Tim McDaniel

Dr, Crawley, Guest Editor

Dear Readers – Readers, I say! When I accepted the request, the entreaty, the demand for me to be Guest Editor of this esteemed publication,

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Caitlin McColl

God’s Own Medallion

The ballroom lay empty, abandoned. Its once gleaming marble floors were chipped and cracked and caked with years of dust and grime. The great domed

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Four – The Punishment (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two “Ah, Commander Egress.” Nehemiah White turned

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always
Amy Christie

Heart Ocean

In the depths of my heart, an ocean resides, A vast and eternal sea, where emotions abide, Tides of joy, waves of sorrow, and secrets

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The Talking Sea

Huddled on the moonlit beach, Emerald shudders, crying into the nooks of her elbows. ‘Why can’t I feel her anymore?’ She sobs; tears streaming; eddying

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flamingo
Tim McDaniel

Gardening Tip #8

 Joe drew in a shaky breath and pushed through the double glass doors of Skyblue Nursery. He went past the cash registers and down the

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Five – The Procedures (P-5)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit – Myself) Part Five Nya watched Commander Egress’s face.

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allegory
Christina Nordlander

Alma Angelica

When Alma was in her teens she realised that there was a competition between herself and Angelica. Perhaps it had already been going for a

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curse
Melissa Powers

 Cursed Time Lovers: Chapter 1

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( 1 Reviews )

If she didn’t know any better, she’d say the boy is insane. He’s standing here demanding that he knows her, but she’s never seen him

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#princess
Kelson Hayes

Ambush

OUTSIDE GRAENOR, GILAN Winter, 1E193 “There are the brughkt-prah*— up ahead!” an orcish scout called out from as his fellow slavers comprising caravan plowed through

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Deception
This Life's Illusions

Mannequin

For how long do we stand mesmerised by the beguiling designs draped artistically in the shop windows? Perhaps we should not linger for too long!

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Bogart
Tim McDaniel

Every Person Comes to Rick’s

The cafe the Social Connectors sent her to was more crowded than she had expected. Tinny Mozart came over the large speakers on either side

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The Compulsion

That summer Tova spent more time out of the house, because when autumn came around she would be moving to Stockholm and university. She walked

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Nine – The Hints of Burning Memories (P-7)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Seven Torren set the

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changes
TzeLin Sam

The Migration of Pink Elephants

A poem about pink elephants and life lessons Photo by J Lee (@babybluecat) on Unsplash  – https://unsplash.com/@babybluecat Crisp, cold air Colours everywhere A young pink elephant

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anthropomorphic toy
Christina Nordlander

From the Ball’s Point of View

The chest of toys was a little town around them, if one can imagine a town without houses and in perpetual dusk. For the spinning-top

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fantasy
Kelson Hayes

The Cursed Voyage

SUMATRAN OCEAN Autumn, 1E194 “It’s not much further now! The hungry jowls of Hölle have already closed shut behind us!” a Nardic sailor called out

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Vision’s Prisoner

Whither go ye, nameless wizards, with robes out-reddening the sunset gleam? – We fare to find the jars of Solomon and liberate the imprisoned genii.

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flame paladin
Kel Pough

Flame Paladin – Table of Contents

Flame Paladin” is an urban fantasy web novel. The description for the web novel is: After leaving the world’s premier superhero team, Chelsea Warner works

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biker
Tim McDaniel

Teen Angels

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 School had let out early that day for parent-teacher conferences, and so the sun was still bright and high as the kids walked home, there

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Music of the world 

Mäga hovers over the glade. Her arrival is unexpected. Her presence in my home behind the moonbow an auger of failure: mine. I bow. “The

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apocalypse
Kelson Hayes

The Escape

We didn’t know what to call it, so we just called it The War. It was the last war of our world, and it happened

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Beauty and the Beast
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

Of Beastly Beauty (Part V)

The Rocky Path Two and a half years after the attack on Drake, things continued to improve for the family. Raphaela was proud of Reyon’s

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Colors
Andrey Lukyanov

It Is Up To You

The notion of love and beauty is still there right?  One might start to believe, especially with the last few years, that it’s an outmoded

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steampunk
Caitlin McColl

Heart of Steel – Part 1

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( 1 Reviews )

Disclaimer: The quote in this story: A thought, even a possibility, can shatter and transform us is from philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. **** Dragons didn’t exist.

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Caitlin McColl

The Labyrinthine Lighthouse

I’m from Labyrinth.  That’s the name of my town. Weird, isn’t it.  Apparently the guy who founded it, a couple hundred years ago, was obsessed

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justice
Christina Nordlander

Her Eyes, Her Sword

The apartment had become cramped now that Matilda and Emil were home over Christmas, and Christian felt thick with the warmth and yellow lamplight, so

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dating
Tim McDaniel

Finder’s Keepers

Camera 1: Opening shot of the Panorama logo. Zooming in to a two-shot on Tarbox and Madrazo. Then Camera 1 close-up on Tarbox Grant Tarbox

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Crime
Andrey Lukyanov

Laid Back

The light from the lamp shade was turning everything under its grip into a shadow silhouette on the wall of this room with the curtains

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believe
Amy Christie

Believe in You

In the depths of my heart, a fire burns bright A flame that flickers with hope and light It guides me through the darkest of

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divorce
Tim McDaniel

The Pertinent Unobit

 The window was open just enough to let in the cool night air. Its cooling effect, however, was lost on Richard. Bernard von Leiter. What

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Shy
Tim McDaniel

A Little Green

 “You coming too, Fornes?” That was Ramsey. “Yeah, yeah. I’ll be right there.” Fornes shuffled the papers on his desk, not looking up at the

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George Washington
Tim McDaniel

A Little-Known Historical Fact

“You know, Billy,” said George Washington, “When I was a young boy my mother used to say something to me, by way of encouraging me

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equality
Tim McDaniel

Inhuman

“This is kind of a go-nowhere party, Ryan,” Logan said. “I don’t even know why you dragged me here.” Ryan noticed a circle of empty

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Democrat
Tim McDaniel

Incurable

 “Those the screening results?” Skemp asked. He put down his coffee. “Yep,” Gomes said. He put the files down on the table and sat down

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dragon
Connie Huth

Death of a Dragon Slayer

“I didn’t wear the mask.” Kali planted her feet, crossed her arms, and glared at the guards. They met her refusal with hostility she couldn’t

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blackmail
Tim McDaniel

The List

 The front door – that’s where they would come through. The house did have a back door, in the kitchen, but there were piles of

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Pokemon
Tim McDaniel

Discards

 His mother had lain dead in the house for days, until a neighbor had become concerned. But the body had been taken away. The living

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comedy
Andrey Lukyanov

Randomly Recorded Argument

It was an unusually hot night in October. Both, the Clit and the Pussy looked in fascination at the site of exaggerated Cock, appearing out

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Love
Tim McDaniel

Spill

 “And now, with your up-to-the-minute traffic reports, as always, here’s Knock-Knock Nick in the KXEF chopper. Nick?” “Thanks, Mark. I’m here over I-92, and boy

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Capitalism
Tim McDaniel

Meet the New Boss

 “And then over at Hower and Drake, I learned how to play bocce – that’s this game with balls, kind of like bowling – and

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A Sad Decoration

The water was still, not a creature stirring in the dark depths of the ocean. It was a peaceful, silent scene. Then, off in the

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Six – The Assessments (P-1)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit – Myself) Part One Nehemiah White stood up, glaring

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adventure
Dennis Mombauer

Junkyard Evolution

Tem Rondo looked out over his home, a junkyard stretching toward the horizon in every direction. The immense carcasses of spaceships were laid to rest

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corner
Andrey Lukyanov

By The Door Into The Mood

Staring into the space and thinking that it was really nice to sit down after long hours of work, the man screwed a cigarette into

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beast
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

Of Beastly Beauty(Part I)

The story you only thought you knew. *** Spawned Lucia and Rolan Blackheart were destined to meet. They were two of a kind, born to

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Chloe Longstreet

Merlin’s Prophecy

Megan shut the door to her house behind her, wondering if she would ever see her family again. Everything was different, and she could no

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Greece
Tim McDaniel

The Ediad

 Sing, O Muse! Or at least hum a little. They stood on the windy plain before the walled city: Odysseus, the shrewd captain; Agamemnon, tamer

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For the Guy Who Has Everything

Concept by ChockaBlock The electronic signature pad turned his name to a stubby spatter of ink. The postman turned back and continued down the cul-de-sac

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alien
Tim McDaniel

Transplant Horror from Beyond Space

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( 1 Reviews )

 “Human, are you there?” The voice rasped out from the darkness under the stairs. The aliens preferred the dark, and they were given what they

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AI
William Mangieri

Purr Mission

Purr Mission Tale #1 in the Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire series Copyright 2011 by William Mangieri I stroked Kat’s fur and pressed my

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TzeLin Sam

Coruscant

They are coming for us, Humanoid creatures with bejewelled eyes, A dozen of us against five of them, It started with one…. And then there

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clytie
Christina Nordlander

Sun, Sea, Desert, Sky

The world above the rocks that ringed their green deep was small and scorched with summer heat, and Clytie’s sisters would have called her foolish

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Zero Blaque and Fu Fu Forest

 Stuart Polkinghorne would soon make his escape. After years of dreaming of other places, months of shopping at renaissance faires, weeks of practicing an English

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The Doll Mistress

Normally, Celestine would never have gone so close to the witch’s house, but winter had made it hard to find anything to eat and they’d

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Space Ranger
Tim McDaniel

Dirty Laundry

LAST STOP CLEANERS The #1 Choice of the Space Service! Your ONLY laundry service within 200 light-years! DATE: April 14, 2344 TO: Commander Jason Dash

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What Is Promised

~Spider~ The situation had proceeded downhill so quickly that it was like riding on horseback down a sheer cliff, but Spider tried to take her

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Sam Muller

Death doesn’t knock

My first novel, I will Paint the Night, will be out on August 31. These are the first 10 pages.  Fun stuff – My publisher

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folklore
Reina Cruz

Self-Care for the Cursed

So you’ve been cursed with a Toko. Life often comes with unexpected twists and turns. Check out these top ten tips for self-care before you

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Solace

“Well, go on. He’ll be back soon.” The woman said, shoving his clothes in his arms. Absinthe blinked. “You said you weren’t married,” he said,

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The Fey of the Forest

I never thought that I’d get to where I am today. That’s not to say that I’m not grateful to be alive, mind you. It’s

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Superhero
Tim McDaniel

Confidant

 “Rob, just listen to me for a sec. I’m not talking about anything that’s actually immoral. Nobody gets hurt.” Weldon Brown pushed the hair back

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The Halloween Horror

I’ve always had strong feelings about Halloween. I remember my avidity toward the whole notion of dressing like my favorite monster or acting as my

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steampunk
Caitlin McColl

Heart of Steel – Part 3

They moved swiftly, almost at a near run, Gideon’s eyes looking everywhere as they walked. He held her awkwardly and somewhat painfully by the elbow

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Dracula
Tim McDaniel

Her Vampire Lover

 “But I am a creature of the night,” Justin said. “And you – you’re a child of the sunlight. The sun I can never again

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hero
Tim McDaniel

Zero Hour

Most kids, as they approach high school graduation, are faced with hard choices. Should I go to college? A college near home, or one in

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archangel
Christina Nordlander

Michael and Satan

The Archangel Michael stops on the rim of the Empyrean. He gazes down into the darkness, darker against the light in his sphere, before he

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Activism
Tim McDaniel

Executive Requirements

Mate? Bear young? Out of the question for such as those who obstinately follow the Doctrine of the Rounded Home! There. It had been said,

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Six – The Assessments (P-6)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Six “I think we

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#library
Director Aldmann

Gnomes in the library

He was in the biology section, and the sun had already started to set. Sliding Andival’s curiosities from the eastern plains (illustrated) between its neighbors

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zombie
Tim McDaniel

Taken, One After Another

 Chad still hadn’t returned by morning. We all knew he’d been taken, just like Sandy. That was the way it was, ever since the dead

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1940s boy
Melissa Powers

Cursed Time Lovers: Chapter 2

Miranda takes a seat on the curb, clutching her family necklace firmly to her chest. He’s standing a little ways away from her, still dressed

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Six – The Assessments (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two Nehemiah reached his office and closed

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Dullahan Days

0800 Wake up because of a headache. Something I’m never going to get used to, even if it’s been a decade. My head is on

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Six – The Assessments (P-5)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Five Nya staggered to

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Elves
Kelson Hayes

Two Brothers

LYONS Autumn, 1E75 It was a quiet evening in the imperial farmlands of southern Legion as the early onset of the dark drew the day

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Joe Staller

Winter’s day at the Market

I bunched my shoulders up under my ratty, worn, mostly-burgundy-beneath-the-mud cloak and hurried in to the market, trying to avoid bumping in to any of

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down
Andrey Lukyanov

(P.S.poetry series) S.O.T.O.

She has left all the sudden now I’m forgotten, what are you planning on doing when everybody’s got their back turned, judging you every moment,

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