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SANDHURST

How do you tell the dead they are no longer alive? How do you plead with the beast that the mother denied? - From the tales of noon It was hot. But not scalding hot. Just hot enough to bring consciousness back. The ground beneath felt loose and almost soft, but also rough

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DARKNESS

It was Ada’s usual way of thinking. When she thought, she imagined the words floating around in her head. Strings of white graphic, struggling to find space in a black planet. She dreamt in white and black. She had heard people say they dreamt in colored. She could not just imagine it. Once your

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Dont Cry

#Fiction And so it begins, guys and gals. The very first entry to Don't Cry. Let's tune in! ====== #1 of 17 ====== B -- Where had things gone so wrong? Where was that fork in the road that he had taken a wrong turn on? How did it all come to this? Segun thought about these questions

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Voices In The Night

I've been in this village for two weeks. Two weeks of waking up to a brown rooster crowing close to my window. Two weeks of watching the hills bury their heads into the clouds every morning as thick, white fog hang a little above the hillocks. Two weeks of piling

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NIGHTMARE

FICTION #NIGHTMARE ============ Chike was restless. He sauntered by and by, looking very sad, in this small spaced dingy prison, brandishing his arms as he was reliving on how he was captured and thrown into this ugly world. Evening was crawling closer as he had noticed when he could barely see through,

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CASTAWAY

Nonso squinted as the sun's glare hit his eyes. He stepped out of the back seat of the taxi, the journey finally reaching an end. With his hand as a shield from the sun, he looked up to scan the area. There wasn't much. It was mostly a ranch with

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Tale Of The Night (Happy Halloween)

The night was dark. The air was cold. The winds whispered secrets no one would hear. In the depths of the night, four siblings huddled together in a room, trading stories to frighten themselves, as they enjoyed the solitude and the chills the night gave them. Clutched to her big

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EHB Story: DIM

You should leave. At least, that's what you've been telling yourself all this while. You sit in the car, the wipers lazily swiping at the windscreen as drizzle flutters down to obscure the view in front of you. Even with the low visibility of the evening light, you can very well

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