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A Dark Tale by Aaron Hull He was at his desk with his headphones on, watching something loud and hard, so he didn’t hear her come up the stairs. Didn’t hear the click of the safety disengage. Didn’t hear the … Continue reading

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The Ten Stone Range

  A Southern Tale by Edd B. Jennings When had it happened for him?  When had he turned over, gone down deeper?  As a child, a war raged in Archibald’s heart.  He didn’t remember the time before he had known … Continue reading

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The Language of Flowers

A Southern Gothic Tale by Liùsaidh Draw the flesh off of the frame, earth and worm both have a claim. — ‘O Death,’ trad. Appalachian Folksong  July 1873 Emily Rile picked her way along behind the hearse, hollow inside. She … Continue reading

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