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The Broken Mirror

I stared down at the floor and all the pieces of glass littered thereon. Some compulsion overtook me and I began to fit them back…
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The Fairy Queen

“I have a secret to tell,” she whispered as her eyes glistened with tears that threatened to cascade down her rosy cheeks. I’d asked her…
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The Sceptre

The excitement rippled through our little group as we breached the inner wall and crawled through the opening, our torches fighting back the gloom as…
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A Town Made of Food

The cold night air nibbled at my ears and nose as I stared out across the flickering lights far below, and watched as people went…
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The Secret Garden

The cool, autumn air seemed to ease my troubles as I strolled through the unkempt grounds, my gaze downcast to the blades of grass underfoot.…
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The Mystical Tree

There’s a tree which stands proudly amid the green of the park, its branches outstretched and held up by black metal roads to help support…
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Overcoming a Phobia

For as long as I can recall I have scribbled small stories and little tales which amused the mind, and gave rise to the concept…
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The Train Station

The cold, damp air brought with it a musty, earthen scent as I pulled myself up onto the platform and paused to glance around. In…
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A Mad Invention

“Look at this!” he enthused, and I was ushered towards the low-slung workbench, which had pieces of paper strewn upon it filled with scribbles and…
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One Dark Night

The path before me was shrouded in darkness and only visible by the light of the moon which seemed uncommonly large and low in the…
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The Dinner Party

I watched with a mix of malicious glee and anticipation as he walked around the edge of the room, then made his way in a…
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The Jewellery Box

I opened the next box which I’d pulled down from a shelf, my mind steadfast against the contents and those feelings I’d buried away for…
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Lurker in the Shadows

You don’t see me lurking, wrapped as I am in the shadows. I see you, though. I see you quite clearly and despair of your…
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