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Revelling in the ashes.

He rolled through half-life and immediately entered a state of empty existence.

Only then did the little things become lovely things. 

Like the shade in his philtrum just above his upper lip; that was feminine. 204 more words


Supermarket - Part Two

When we get to the supermarket, my bladder feels uncomfortable, but the toilet’s at home. I ignore it the best I can.

I struggle to get out of the car, and almost fall out of the seat, but the tall woman grabs me. 400 more words


Found in Translation: Yoshihiro Tatsumi's 'Good-bye'

In the latter decades of the twentieth century, Japanese manga became increasingly popular with a Western audience. Interest in manga stretches as far back as the 1970s in many European countries, France principal amongst them, while the foundation for its American success was the growing popularity of anime a decade or so later, when television series including Dragon Ball (1986-9) and films such as Akira (1988) began to gain cult followings. 576 more words


Contagious Optimism

Nowadays, many people have lost confidence in the world around them. Rampant increase in crime rates, daily marathon of horrific and gruesome news headlines concentrating mainly upon the bad that’s happening is the world isn’t helping either. 438 more words


March 3

I’m seriously drawing so many blanks for this month. These are probably ALL going to be sloppy executions and poor concepts.


“What drink are you having?” 632 more words

Who killed Adaku? A floating truth in a sea of lies (Prologue)

It all ended at the thud of a head; the cheers, the whistling, the finger pointing, the maniacal laughter, all of it. With the swing of a machete the village executioner sliced the priestess’s daughter’s head clean off her shoulders before an on-looking crowd of overly excited villagers. 709 more words


Flash Fiction - Coming, ready or not

One, two,

I watch as you process my words. Your eyes widen and jaw slackens. Sweat beads on your brow.

three, four, 

You slowly back away, head shaking from side to side. 89 more words

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