Fiction - Year VII - Number 51 - November 2021

    I AM by Evie Haskell Maxwell

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    I am By E.C. Haskell “I am death,” said the little girl. The big man in a stained apron turned. Lights from the cooking fire behind him gleamed on his brawny arms, and sent dark shadows flickering...

    THE SPRUCE CREEK DIVERSION by Richard Bader

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    They had been out for longer than made sense, and it had been far too long since they’d seen anyone else. This wasn’t remote wilderness they were hiking through––a twenty-minute drive from town to...

    FAMILY SECRETS by Chris Morey

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    Baz came swinging down our street, whistling some last-year’s hit, out of tune. After nine months banged up courtesy of Her Majesty, he was as happy as anyone would be. I’d been keeping an eye...

    DROWNING IN SILVERFISH by Lauren Colwell Steinke

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    I met myself the day before the Fourth of July. I was sitting in a nondescript coffee shop in my hometown, they’d torn down the deli I used to go to with my father...

    THE ONE WITH THE BAG by Carlos Reynoso

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    “Sorry for the tough way we brought you here, but it was for security and important purposes,” said a man with a tone of a mix between a young person and an adult. “Let...