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One Man’s Vision Is Another’s Opportunity #microcosms #flashfiction

Darcy Le Stille surveyed the men, like ants in their industry. He tipped his stovepipe hat, letting air cool his brow. The lock would soon be finished before the canal filled. His gaze lifted to the far side of the … Continue reading

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Aunts, Ankles and The Irrefutable Logic Of The Premature Proposal #microcosms #flashfiction

Percy Blend-Buttock unchaffed a spat and let out a jaw-cracking yawn. ‘It’s not fair, Flinty. I’m not the marrying kind…’ He grimaced to a halt as a voice that rose from stentorian towards pure fog-hornery exploded from the ambulance and … Continue reading

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Deliverance (The Worksop And Middle-Hinton NHS Trust Version) #flashfiction #microcosms

‘Circle the wagons…’ ‘John stop, please.’ ‘Can’t you hear the drums?’ ‘That’s the heart monitor.’ ‘It’s the Indians.’ ‘John, shush. The lady is from Wolverhampton. She may have some family from over there but…’ ‘They’re restless, tonight.’ ‘Of course they … Continue reading

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In Which Two Peoples Are Separated By A Common Language #flashfiction #microcosms

St John Smyth mopped his brow. He’d never get used to what California called weather. Where was the mizzle, the understated muggy heat? ‘She is perfect, Sir.’ ‘Will you cut the Sir, crap? It’s Junior, Ok.’ ‘If you insist, Sir. … Continue reading

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In Which Seven People Form A Fantasy Support Group #flashfiction #microcosms

‘Hello everyone. Have you all grabbed a soda? Good. We have a new joiner this week. Do you want to tell us who you are and what your addiction is?’ ‘Hello. My name is Buffy. I’m a vampire slayer.’ ‘Another … Continue reading

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Caught In A Spin #flashfiction #microcosms

The gendarmerie were first on the scene. Soft insistent voices, urging her to hang on. Hang on? To what? They wouldn’t say. ‘What’s your name. Mademoiselle? Can you hear me.’ ‘Marie. Marie De la Frontielle.’ It was as much as … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late To Die Young #microcosms #flashfiction

Harry smiled as Melissa perched the daisy crown on his head. She pushed a grey wisp from his scalp. ‘These things used to stay put when you had hair.’ A clash of metal on metal made him start. The Assassin’s … Continue reading

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