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100 Words: Facing Fears/Giving Chase

For an instant, he let himself believe they’d turned the corner. When she let a flicker of smile show, he returned it. The next morning, he was fucking freezing. The kitchen window was open. Her blanket was caught on the … Continue reading

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100 Words: Clean Up

He hovered more, when she stopped talking. He stayed close, eyes narrowed in concern while she lay in a sweating heap on the couch, teeth chattering. Huge, dark eyes stared off at nothing; when they began to focus, he would … Continue reading

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100 Words: Just A Little

“I just need a little.” “No.” “I’m weaning.” “No.” “I can get it without you.” Silence. Was that the way in? “You can’t keep me here.” Nothing. “Please.” “No.” “It hurts. You don’t even know. You don’t know this kind … Continue reading

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100 Words: Flinch

“End it already!” Redrimmed eyes glared. “Right.” He was terse, so full of snark, it stung. “Cos that’s what I do, innit? End things? Weapons like you?” “Fuck you,” she hissed. “You know why you have to. You know what … Continue reading

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100 Words: Outside the door

She wakes in the familiar, unfamiliar bed, and is already aching for it, needing, and soon, bare feet are slapping the cold floor (he stops in the kitchen, holds perfectly still) as she staggers to the bathroom, hitting her knees … Continue reading

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  1. Lindy says:

    I don’t know why, but I love this one

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