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What Happened Next?
What Happened Next?
Druidic

"Some revelations invite the willful Destruction of the soul.." --Samuel Erqhart Xavior, "The Highway of the Toad" There were certain... Read more
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The (Un)real Wolf
The (Un)real Wolf
Druidic

The (Un)real Wolf The fire of Life coursed through its veins, rippled like flowing electricity through the muscles of its sleek, powerful frame. All vestiges of former identity, all vestiges of humanity, had been consumed by that purging flame of Change, and now it knew only the... Read more
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Removed
Removed
Druidic

Removed by Author for publication.
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2 1,218 01-12-2017 by Druidic Go to last post
 
The Ruined Grave
The Ruined Grave

“And I hoped to create an idiot word, a chain of symbols wholly emptied of meaning. I wanted each letter to be as pointless and arbitrary as a pile of stones or a gnarled length of root.” -John Abrew, Notebooks John Abrew perished in the company of his wife and children. He lay in... Read more
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All-night Diner
All-night Diner

A disheveled, haggard man bundled in a thick coat shuffled with head down into the shabby all-night diner, sliding into the first booth his downcast eyes lit upon. When the waitress came, he muttered a request for coffee without looking up. The waitress sneered slightly at his bent head... Read more
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'Down' by T.N.Allan
'Down' by T.N.Allan

My short story (1300 words) 'Down' is now available from 'Flash Fiction Press'. This was my attempt at writing a Ligottian story in as close to a thousand words as possible. Hope you enjoy it, and any feedback gratefully received. :) Down
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1 1,203 11-22-2016 by In A Dark Light Go to last post
 
Therapy
Therapy

Doctor and patient in session
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0 759 08-22-2016 by DarkView Go to last post
 
A Man of Uncertain Origins, Unguessable Destination
A Man of Uncertain Origins, Unguessable Destination
Druidic

June, 1950. He came out of convalescence, returning to the world in the gray rain and mist, leaving the Rest Home behind him and carrying a large brown bag in one hand while clutching a long looped bit of rope in the other. After entering the taxi with painful difficulty, he sat in the... Read more
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The Fate of Thomas Abelard
The Fate of Thomas Abelard

I'm a first-time writer as well as a new member of TLO. I hope you guys enjoy the following story. I apologize in advance if the format appears strange; I'm still getting used to the site's layout. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------... Read more
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Rondo
Rondo
Druidic

An Angry Room I. A View to Die For A man in an angry room, pacing, mechanically pacing, shuffling through stifling air, pausing now and then to lean against one or the other of the room’s two narrow windows, raising his hands to cup the sides of his face as he gazes through... Read more
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The Other Side of the Hill
The Other Side of the Hill
Druidic

The Hill The grass was always greener on the Other Side of the Hill. Always. Unfortunately, that vibrant green also crawled, swayed and hissed in the absence of all wind, made high keening banshee sounds, stunk like a gangrenous limb and had multiple rudimentary... Read more
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Evil Fairy Tales for Evil Children
Evil Fairy Tales for Evil Children
Druidic

Those Wascally Bears The driver panicked his brakes and the little car screeched to a stop. There was a large bear in the road. The damn thing wouldn't move. The driver of the sports car whose name was Bob hit the horn repeatedly but the animal seemed stubbornly deaf. ... Read more
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Sores
Sores
Joseph Rodgers

I'm a bit nervous posting something among such prestigious authors, but I've been working on this for a while now and I'm desperate to share it. Edits, and revisions will occur as time passes.
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The Visionaries
The Visionaries

The Alchemist has requested that this be taken down and more worthy material be put in its place. -- Editor
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3 1,450 12-08-2014 by LittleJoeRodgers Go to last post
 
Mother of Oracles
Mother of Oracles
Druidic

Probably the last bit of fiction I'll post unless I finish a fragment still lurking here at TLO. Before I quit, I just had to provide a sequel to Montag's "Wisdom of Kings."
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A Circular Prison
A Circular Prison
Druidic

1. Carleton knew he was dreaming. Outside the tent the wind whistled and howled, the sand rose and scattered, and the thin air of the plateau was freezing cold. The moon cast a light, pale as bleached bone, over the tent in which the Professor slept and dreamed his lucid dreams.... Read more
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Valley Lament
Valley Lament
Druidic

(For NJ) Every seven years… ...in the blackest hour of the blackest night… ‘I can hear it,” said Sam Ellis. “I can hear it! Goddamn, that train is rolling tonight…”
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The Abyss
The Abyss
Druidic

The Abyss 1. Will we recognize Its smile when It comes to us, Its dark gaping maw filled with soundless mirth of fresh turned earth.
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Why God Loves Us
Why God Loves Us
Druidic

Original title: A Boy and His God (but I didn't want to be sued by Harlan.
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1 1,507 07-09-2014 by Druidic Go to last post
 
Attraction
Attraction
Druidic

My Jean Ray Story.
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