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Now and Forever

"Damn you," I spat out, "You promised me forever. What happened to our forever?"

I sat leaning against the stone pillar of the decades-old bridge, watching as the sun began to rise over the horizon, my legs dangling over the edge, my hand resting on the recently installed railing.No traffic would cross the bridge coming into the quiet...


A story of desperation like no other...

She walked the streets, not knowing where to go or what to do. Whimpering and still warm, her newborn baby lay where she had left him. She hoped the owner of the tatty launderette would find him when she came to lock up, if no one had found him before. Fl...

No Escape

It's lonely in the dark

When black clouds swarm around meand reach down deep inside,I push away the darknessand huddle close and hide.I tremble with the terrorthat has me in its frame,the dead tide sweeps across me asa darkness and a flame. I drown beneath those waters,I choke o...

Nosferatu Immortalis

Bathed in morning’s pure glorious light, go forth and find your peace.

On a cold dark night a figure stood, Pale face shrouded in darkened hood, Statuesque, as though carved from wood; No beauty held the night sky. As pale as soapstone, his damp cold skin, No breath to see nor heartbeat within, A tear rolled down from cheek...

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 19

Dreams of ruins and reality of desperation take an unexpected turn of events...

Chapter 19 Anger of His Heart “Yes” The prophet sighs. “It gets worse. Eva thinks that Kallitris is using the Faith Star to protect him enough to be able to take the energy. She does not understand how can anyone approach a quasar so closely, but the old...

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