The Night of the Sable Moon

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The Night of the Sable Moon

Langston could faintly hear the ominous howls of the wind beating against the wood frame of his home as he lay beside his brother. Alabama winters were hardly his favorite time of year. The cold made work harder on the older folk, plaguing them with a violent cough that...

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Misread

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Misread

Chapter 3—Mr. Berk entered the classroom with a long droopy smile, his trademark among the students of Grant High. He wore the same expression the first time he introduced himself to my freshman English class and ever since I’ve been fond of him. He was one of the few who looked past my...

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Drawing, Drawing, Always Drawing

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Drawing, Drawing, Always Drawing

Chapter 2—Stumbling down the hall, still half asleep, I wondered whether Travis was really telling me the truth. He had promised this one wouldn’t be another pyro... but then again Travis was, if nothing else, a liar...

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Reverence

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Reverence

A company of gray-clad marines meandered about a desert cemetery where they’d made camp. They smoldered in their boredom. Butchered insurgents littered the ground, a testament of the troop’s recent victory. But, though the marines were proud of their siege, their trophies had...

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Fight 17

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Fight 17

Geno stared at the drenched asphalt as he walked down a blackened street. The soothing rumble of pouring rain was the only sound in the world. Dead streetlights loomed over the curbs upon an unoccupied avenue. He stopped at the corner of Emm Boulevard and pinched the...

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The Boy Who Dreamed

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The Boy Who Dreamed

Chapter 1—I stared, wide eyed at the black horses as they raced past me. The carriage they drove rattled like it would fall to pieces while something inside screamed all bloody murder from inside. Four in total, they beat the ground beneath them turning up a smoky ash that trailed into...

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