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Top Tip on Being a Vampire

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By Happy Mashiro

‘Let’s be real. One of the best things about being a vampire is your vagina not painfully draining of blood each month. Now you get to do the draining, anywhere and any time you want!’  Read more…

Little Red Riding Hood’s Mother

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By Joysuke Wong

Another empty beer bottle smashed against the wall, the broken glass cutting her arm as she tried to move out of the way. Followed by a stream of curses, she quickly made her way to the kitchen and grabbed another drink from the fridge.

She was no longer surprised by how long it took for his cold mask to drop and reveal the sadistic monster she never got to know until the knot was tied. Read more…

I’ll (Try) Make A Nest For You

Bean bags are not the best supporting material for building forts. They have basically no structural integrity and behave more like fluid trapped inside over-stretched balloons. And yet, I was too proud and stubborn to admit these simple facts. I was bent on making something special and original, and kept resisting the urge to use the familiar simplicity of pillows and blankets. Read more…

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There is nothing more gripping than knowing death can take you away at any moment. Is the life you are holding onto so fiercely, truly yours? Read more…

Living Bridge

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He was lying down awake in his bed, gasping for air like every other morning for the past month. Staring at the ceiling, he counted down anticipating the end of the pain, but this time it never came. One quick shallow breath after the other, he pushed himself up on his elbows, and groaned annoyed at the sweat dripping into his eyes.
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Relationship Status With Sandman: Complicated

He is being really stubborn today. I have a feeling he is trying to hang bags of sand off my eyelids. Read more…

Of The Wind

The assassination will take place during the Grand Council assembly.

The Grandmaster’s eyes were piercing Sora, their milky hue more disturbing than the young Shugenja would admit.  Why was he looking at her? He couldn’t possibly think…

Haru, you will be the leader. May your body be one with Wind.

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Jadeite Empress

A purple drop escaped the gold-tipped fingernail. The Empress stared, fascinated as it evaporated before reaching the ground.
Poison, a marvelous thing. It brought a certain elegance to what was altogether a brutish deed.
“You did well, Ti” said the Empress, her green lips curving into a dangerous smile. Ti knew it was time to leave, but the curiosity became too strong to resist.
“If I may Empress… Why poison? It is not in our clan’s tradition… ”
“Oh, my dear Ti. Have you forgotten who I am?” Read more…

Codebender

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“Are you sure you wanna do this?” said the computer. It was the twentieth time Ali asked and each time he phrased it differently. Something told Nina he was actually enjoying it. He sounded way too cheerful for an AI locked up in the Pure Alliance Compliance Centre, the infamous PACC. The occupants preferred to call it Pisspot Asylum Crushing Citizenry. That was the mild version.

“Are you sure it is the right course of action?” or he was testing her anger treshold.

“Shut up Ali.” she said, gritting her teeth and typing furiously.

“You are playing with the Universe, Nina.” Ali wouldn’t give up.

“Shut. The. Fuck. Up.” of course she was playing with the Universe. That was the only way to get out of this shithole.

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Waiting at the Clinic

The true meaning of eternity.

Kina was always told the human brain was incapable of grasping such an abstract concept. They were wrong. Each and one of them lied to her. And when this is over she will go and tell them, her head high with unwavering eyes that will make their faces burn red in shame.

“When this is over.”

Kina cried in frustration.

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