Posts Tagged lovecraft

The Ritual

This flash fiction eventually grew into my novel: The Light Within The cultist pulled a hood over my head blocking all light. I could hear the other members of the cult chanting in some guttural, gurgling language. The smell of whatever they were burning was making me nauseous. They began to chant the same sound over and […]

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A Child of Innsmouth

#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 skin. […]

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I, Shoggoth

#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 down the […]

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