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falconesse

Joined June 2009 and calls L'Esprit d'Escalier home.

6 stories, 0 challenges, 16 comments, and 4 friends

This space, like many of my ficlets, is a work in progress.

Stories

  1. Aloft

    Three days from the sea lies the city of Gezze. Gezze has no roads, no alleys, no footpaths. The buildings are squeezed one beside the other, so close together that the sunlight does not reach the ground floors of the homes. The citizens, therefore, do...

  2. An Abundance of Reality

    The doctors pressed their faces against the glass like children crowding a pet store window. Jack’s chubby-cheeked daughter sat on the exam table, paper crinkling whenever she shifted to examine a toy. “She’s doing it again. Watch....

  3. Supernova

    You haven’t come home since the supernova. I can’t say I’m surprised. In our living room, the contents of our storage boxes radiate out around me in my own shabby reenactment of the event, books and decorations strewn about like stell...

  4. Apex (Challenge repost)

    They sought out her clockwork tower to hear the gods’ words from her lips. Bronze-plated dragons with snapping shrapnel teeth guarded the landings. Those who weren’t eaten faced a wind-up Sphinx that spat out ticker-tape riddles. She hated it when ...

  5. Apex

    They sought out her clockwork tower to hear the gods’ words from her lips. Bronze-plated dragons with snapping shrapnel teeth guarded the landings. Those who weren’t eaten faced a wind-up Sphinx that spat out ticker-tape riddles. She hated ...

  6. The Sound of Thunder Heard Remote

    “It’s ending,” she said, stretching her hands to the sky, arching her back. One last look before everything went to hell. He watched, unashamed. “Everything always is.” “Not anymore. Not after this. Not for me.” Their legs dangled over th...

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