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The Hatchlings

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By Darius Jones The myths, rumors, and speculation surrounding…
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Phylactery

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By Joseph Sale Billy sighed. He closed the novel he’d been…
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Kastner's Job

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By Bojan Ratković When he first took possession of a small…
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Any Ending

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By Alexandra Grunberg They told her she was sick, and Meg…
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Whispers in the Flame

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By Steve Cotterill Nathan lay on his bed in the dark, flicking…
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Controlled

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By Elisa Nuckle On a humid summer’s night, Niall walked…
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Lure

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By Regina Swanson "Kiri says there’s a dryad in the willow…
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What the Butler Didn't See

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By Teel James Glenn My first contact with the child was innocent…
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Ammyland

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By Forrest Roy Johnson "Hello." Katherine blinked. She…
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Past Another Sky

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By Scott Birrenkott The shuttle came down as a blaze from…
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A Midsummer Night's Curse

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By Laura Garrison The station wagon drifted for a few dozen…
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Spirit Messages

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By Betsy Streeter “I want everyone here to know, even if…
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The Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists

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By Ahimsa Kerp The train chug-chug-chugged past the wild jungles…
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Fair Godmum

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By Jessica Barone For all her serene glances to the jury,…

In the Rain

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By Lisa Lutwyche It's risky telling this story because I'm…

Lyfe

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By Tyrone Long I take another sip of water before picking…

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