Tag: ultra short story

The Ways of the Paths

She didn’t look back. After all, she was of the Bakiai, and the Bakiai always looked forward. That was how their paths stayed true.

The Touch of his Hand

“Ssh,” he soothed. “It’s all right now. Everything’s fine.” Magic effervesced beneath his fingertips as he ran his hand in calming strokes down her back, his powers reinforcing his words…

Childhood Joys

Imogen’s hands shook as she brushed the gathered debris away from the miniature village, her reeling emotions slow to calm. She righted a fallen bench and straightened a leaning signpost. Despite her best efforts, a clinging miasma of neglect remained. The place felt… empty.

Six Word Story: Charade

Bruises concealed. Flinches masked. Happiness faked.

Monochrome Monday: Small Comforts

Small Comforts Cara dropped onto her bed, tugging the blanket over her shoulders as weariness pinned her to the mattress. Sleep soon began to smother her thoughts. She welcomed its oblivion after the backbreaking work of the day. The voice of the new girl…

Monochrome Monday: The Darkness Within

The light that poured in through her window was the only source of illumination in an otherwise dismal existence. They said her harsh treatment was deserved, that her idle ways had led to an inevitable conclusion. Only she knew just how hard she’d strived…

FFfAW: The Touch of his Hand

The Touch of his Hand “Are you coming, my dear?” Millie looked up at the sound of his voice. Tommy stood in the doorway, his hand outstretched, waiting for hers to join it. She still remembered the first time their hands had touched, all those…

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