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The Seat of Destiny – Part 2

1177 – 1307 AD The chair had served the Arabic alchemist, Faisal al Hamid, as a resting place from his labors in his laboratory. Faisal found himself drafted by the army of Saladin to succor the soldiers and at times Saladin himself with the healing draughts which he brewed. No physician in the army of […]

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The Seat of Destiny – Part 1

The Seat of Destiny is a short story I wrote several years ago which is currently on sale on Amazon as an e-book. Since the story is over 6,000 words I’m breaking it into 2 parts. A powerful artifact affects all who sit upon it bringing success to some and disaster to others through 2000 […]

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A Spell to End the Year

#picturefiction #flashfiction Jakothar the wizard stared up at the towering peak and shuddered. The mountain was taller than he had thought, its peak reached above the clouds to the heights normally reserved for the gods. He considered turning back, abandoning this quest and resuming his life. No, screamed an agonized voice in his head. He […]

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The Art Of Magic – part 2

#picturefiction #flashfiction “Then Grandfather faded from view and was gone,” Fyodor said. “The tower, all of its riches also vanished and I was left in an empty field holding this pencil and an old book.” “Wow, that’s one heck of a tale,” Ruslan, Fyodor’s oldest friend, said. “I bet if you told that at the […]

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The Art Of Magic – part 1

#picturefiction #flashfiction Fyodor dismounted his horse beside the tower. The walls of the tower were solid gold and gems sparkled like stars in every golden brick. The building rose almost 100 feet into the sky allowing views over the tops of even the tallest trees in the forest surrounding it. He approached the bronze doors […]

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Thanksgiving Hell

#picturefiction #flashfiction #thanksgiving “But Agatha, you conjured the bird last year,” Hepseba said Agatha pushed her pointed hat back on her head and glared at her younger sister. “Coven ranking determines who is tasked to conjure each part of the feast. I am still the senior witch above fourth rank and that means I am […]

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Blinding light erupted from the pages

Image text: He didn’t know why he stepped into the shabby bookstore. It was filthy and jammed with moldering books all the way to its water stained ceiling. Some inescapable need forced his hand to push the door open. The door clicked behind him. A gentle breeze, seemingly from nowhere, swirled around him. Lying in […]

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