365 Ficlets – Day #8 ~ “Aftermath”

“Get up! Come on, you have to get up!” My inner sergeant-major was not letting me just lie there, no matter what I might have wanted. My head was definitely bleeding, I could feel the tell-tale stickiness in my hair. I looked around at the carnage and almost immediately had to fight back the urge […]

365 Ficlets – Day #7 ~ “Must Love Dogs”

Joe lay back on his elbows and smiled to himself. The soft sand was piled up under the blanket and made a kind of chaise-longue for him. His eyes were fixed on Steph and their dog, Boomer, playing together on the wet sand. There was a fundamental beauty to seeing them so carefree and happy; […]

365 Ficlets – Day #6 ~ “Weihnachten in Hamburg”

Dario looked down on the Rathaus square and wondered how many times he had studied this scene over the decades that he had perched here on Saint Michael’s sword. He lifted his gaze from the Weihnachtsmarkt and stared at the Tannenbaum on the island in the Alster – a shame, he preferred the fountain. None […]

365 Ficlets – Day #5~ “Cave Kill”

Luca sank into a wide stance and concentrated on remaining silent. The cold of the cave was making his breath visible, but he could only tell because of his ability to see its heat. He calmed his mind and deepened his breathing to slow his heart. This was instinctive to him; years of combat training […]

365 Ficlets – Day #4 ~ “Terminus”

Jenna stared up at the vaulted iron roof of the station. She wondered how many people walked through it every day and never noticed the stark beauty of its construction, or the melancholy of its evident, albeit slow, decay. The shade was up there somewhere, she had spotted it by the stairs leading off towards […]

365 Ficlets – Day #3 ~ “How long is a minute?”

Tabitha reached across the table and laid her hand on her granddaughter’s trembling hands. She smiled her ever so slightly crooked smile and the lines of time around her eyes scrunched up in a way that just made Ellie feel happy all of a sudden. On the table to Ellie’s left lay the test; how […]

365 Ficlets – Day #2 ~ “Happy Birthday”

Tommy counted to ten again. He was fairly sure that if it was light outside his window then he was seven now, but he could not hear his mother moving around their apartment, so he was concerned that he might be about to break her admonition ‘not too early’. Ten… Slowly he swung his legs […]

365 Ficlets – Day #1 ~ If wishes were horses…

I woke up to find Sara sitting by me on the bed, her feet by my head, gently stroking my morning hard-on. There was a glint in her eyes and a subtle, cheeky smile on her face; “Good morning baby…” I smiled at her and took in the lovely sight of her body laid out […]

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