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"The Gingerbread Metaphor" / Memorable Fancies #218

Hansel and Gretel are lost in the woods, but they come across a small house. Gretel says that they have become a metaphor of the human condition, finding refuge in the midst of despair. 32 more words


House of Rats - Part 21

Gretel sat calmly on a subway train out of the Metropoliès District, having been awoken by the blare of alarms sounding throughout the city. She was swift enough that Tesla, drunk on absinthe and fast asleep at his work table, took no notice to her exit. 5,508 more words


  Gretel walked to the edge of the course and squinted down range, holding her hand above her knockoff, Ferragamo sunglasses to see past the noonday glare. 1,909 more words

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House of Rats - Part 12

In the center of the city just outside the Metropoliès, there stood a lab with a glass ceiling bathed in darkness. And in the center of that lab sat a pale, shirtless thin man of forty-three years with smoke emanating from his skin. 2,317 more words


HPAN Sponsors Vetting of 20 Local Shelter Animals so They May Take Northbound Freedom Ride

Hansel, Gretel, and Oscar are the first three of 20 animals we are sponsoring prior to their transport to northern rescues. These three were vaccinated, tested, dewormed, chipped, and altered at a low-cost spay/neuter clinic. 39 more words

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Gingerbread House

Day twenty one of NaPoWriMo. Today’s prompt is to write about a fairy tale or myth from the perspective of a character who is of lesser importance. 220 more words