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The Road to Bastrop

The Road to Bastrop

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Dirk Stevens
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Early morning mist wraps the Texas highway like a burial shroud. A red BMW emerges from the fog behind us. I hold my breath and ...
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The Walking Stick

The Walking Stick

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J.C. Fields
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Shorty Small, a man neither short nor small, entered the coffee shop, surveyed the patrons and found who he sought. Homer LaCroix sat in a ...
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Symbiosis

Symbiosis

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Eli Pope
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10
Prologue Joie slowly opened her eyes, tingles of numbing sensations prickled throughout her body. Not being able to focus on any one thought, she attempted ...
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The Birdcage

The Birdcage

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Blake Blizzard
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10
Corpus Christi Caller-Times, Corpus Christi, TX December 30, 2020 The mysterious artifact that doesn't exist, but everyone is still looking for, by Ben Read. Those ...
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The Death Witch

The Death Witch

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Brian James Gage
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Peace can be found even in times of war, thought Hershel GΓΌterbach. Hunched before his rustic kitchen’s sole window, he placed his liver-spotted hands on ...
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Trust

Trust

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Chisto Healy
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10
β€œTrust me,” Cameron said, smiling at his wife, Diana. She looked back at him no less worried, but he continued to lead her to the ...
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Home Invasion

Home Invasion

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πŸ“ Written by:
Chisto Healy
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10
Bert set his drink down on the end table beside his recliner and he stared towards the window. Without looking he lifted the remote and ...
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When the Red Prophet Jumped

When the Red Prophet Jumped

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Corpse Child
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10
I need to clarify before I go any further: I DID NOT push him! I didn’t push him off the ledge. I don’t give a ...
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The Black Rock Chapel Horror

The Black Rock Chapel Horror

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Corpse Child
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β€œHave you come to relieve your burden unto the Lord?” asked the elder priest from behind the blind of the confession booth. Silence hung to ...
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A Lonely Call

A Lonely Call

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My brother Vincent died during Covid. He had choked in his bed, needing a ventilator we couldn’t afford, and I didn’t even know it until ...
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Craving You So Bad

Craving You So Bad

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This happened about six years ago, when I was spending some time in the big house for a few misdemeanors. In a way, this pushed ...
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You Can’t Leave

You Can’t Leave

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I had just sat down for my ride home on the late charter bus when I felt something odd under my seat.Β  It was like ...
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