Posts Tagged cthulhu

The Party Clown

  #picturefiction #flashfiction “This is a great party, Betty,” Lou-Ann said, removing a colorful hat from her head. “Thanks,” Betty said. “Mary wanted a special sixth birthday so I really tried to make it a blow out. I’d be happier if the stupid clown would get here.” Lou-Ann looked around the enormous yard. There were […]

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A Child of Innsmouth

#picturefiction #flashfiction “Mother, I believe the child is going to come today,” Prudence said. She levered herself up from the wooden chair and waddled across the kitchen to her mother. She grasped her mother’s hand and placed it on her distended abdomen. Her mother’s bulging eyes widened as she felt the rapid movements beneath the […]

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The Outsiders

I want to do a little public world building in today’s post. I’m currently working on a new book set in the modern world. It’s a ‘world beneath the world’ concept with a hidden layer beneath our daily existence that we are protected from by our ignorance and the efforts of certain groups to protect […]

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I, Shoggoth

#picturefiction #flashfiction   I joined the Army to defend my country. After the terror attacks I raced to my recruiter, signed the forms and then worked my way through boot camp to earn my way here: a godforsaken desert filled with rocks, sand and stinging bugs. What was I thinking? Sarge directed us to leapfrog […]

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The Uncharted Island

#picturefiction #flashfiction #cthulhu Commander Hess staggered onto the beach with his handful of sailors. Less than half his men had escaped. He would be glad to put this godforsaken island behind them. The watch officer had spotted the island three days ago. Hess and Captain Van Hort had both scratched their heads in confusion, no […]

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Lord Cthulhu’s Bane

On my Facebook page I considered composing short fiction for the Halloween season. Imagine your favorite character in fiction or movies encountering the Cthulhu mythos. Here’s my story: #flashfiction #picturefiction #Cthulhu #fanfiction #ThomasCovenant Lord Cthulhu’s Bane  Thomas Covenant shambled across his living room. His coffee table was covered with the remains of last night’s meal. His […]

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Deep One Rising

#picturefiction #flashfiction The surf pounded in the distance as Jenna and Bill crested the hill. A low mist obscured the boundary between sky and Earth. The day was chilly but that  would ensure they were alone for a romantic walk on the beach. A shape, indistinct in the mist and spray, surfaced and began to move […]

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A light appeared above the cultists

  image text: A light appeared above the chanting cultists. It grew, spreading amorphous psuedopods of eldritch energy until it gained gargantuan proportions. Bright globes, somehow they were the creature’s eyes, swirled in the fluctuating mass regarding the cult. Coruscations erupted across the pulsating surface and the thing from beyond descended. As it engulfed the […]

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Beneath the Mine

Doctor Marshall Carter walks down the unfamiliar tunnel. The walls are roughly hewn through rock and dirt; the floor flattened by generations of feet. He can sense the angle increasing; the tunnel is heading downward. From the gloom ahead he sees a pair of upright wooden beams, each as thick as his leg holding up […]

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