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The Blackened Witch | Flash Fiction

There was a common misconception about witches that Amanda was sick and tired of hearing: green skin, wicked to the core, covered in boils, and wholly unattractive. She liked to think of herself as being somewhat pretty, even if she … Continue reading

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Dream Believer | Flash Fiction

The expression ‘Dream come true’ was never meant to be taken literally. Aspirations, desires, longings and other assorted synonyms, sure; the whole world could agree that those sorts of things can happen, eventually or suddenly, with anywhere between a lot … Continue reading

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The Protector (Invasion, Part Three) | Flash Fiction

What began as a group of five was down to but one, scared, disciple. Cian watched as Taranis, still half-naked from the waist up, and Esus, inhabiting a female Garda, communed quietly, eyes closed, hands linked. The Thunderer and the … Continue reading

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The Lord (Invasion, Part Two) | Flash Fiction

Even the mightiest of old gods grow concerned with imminent danger. Where the disciples Cian and Cynthia saw an opportunity to celebrate the coming of their Lord, the Thunderer Taranis, the god saw a countdown ticking down to doom. His … Continue reading

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The Thunderer (Invasion: Part One) | Flash Fiction

Someone found out his name was Kevin. That was before they tied him to a tree in the middle of the Irish countryside, far from unwanted company. They travelled in two cars to the edge of a wood, five of … Continue reading

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Blood and Bones | Flash Fiction

There were many more people capable of necromancy – and other, less narratively relevant forms of magic – than were advertising their services in The Black Pages, and more still that were practising the art with any sort of meaning. … Continue reading

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The Static Time of Chronoman | Flash Fiction

Though no one could ever seek to explain it – at least not without some understanding of the physical and metaphysical nature of the universe – magic came with certain rules of its own that, though never truly communicated, were … Continue reading

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