Who We Are

It wasn't a particularly old lock. By all reasoning, it should have held fast for another ten years, but the rust from the heavy snow had weakened it, seeping through the mechanisms and loosening the screws. I only hit it three times. I used the back of my shoe... a professional might have used a …

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Running Away

People talk about leaving all the time. They imagine themselves in the countryside somewhere, where the trees seem to shelter them from the real world. They've abandoned those office jobs and responsibilities, and they're finally free. Looking out across the evening waters now, though, trees on every side and a complete sense of isolation beginning …

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Splinters through the Earth

It's been a few weeks since I've taken part in Sammi Cox's Weekend Writing Prompt, but through a combination of having submitted all of my university assessments yesterday, and procrastinating from the large stack of reading that I still need to get through, I decided that I had enough time to give it a go this …

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Guarded #4 – The Execution

This story is part of a serial, this part inspired by the photo prompt from the Sunday Scrawl Challenge; if you've missed a part, check out part one, part two and part three. Thanks for reading and, as always, enjoy! The Guardians didn’t speak as they bound the three Disgraced together. Amata didn’t even know whether Guardians could …

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