New Orleans

Skinwalker May 19, 2022

Just a Dream, Part II

A single tear dripped down my face and stained the paper with some of the hardest words I had ever read. She hadn’t said it exactly, but I knew from her words that she was gone. Not just temporarily, but really gone.

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Fae Moon April 26, 2022

Treasures of Mass Destruction

We’re going to come back to that because that is not a common ability. Anyway, I can find things. Not just anything. Important things. Powerful things capable of mass destruction. Like this.

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The Antiquarian March 13, 2022

Symbols of the Past

Darrell sat in silence for a moment, then straightened himself up in his seat. “Fine, here it is. We’ve been looking for the books in that trunk for a long time. They’re part of a set of journals that have been kept by the women in your family for generations. Though it’s only a rumor, it’s said that the very first journal was written by a woman who had an affair with an otherworldly being.”

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Fae Moon February 24, 2022

Shenanigans Ahead

With her eyes still closed, Krista superheated the air under Sandy’s butt. She yelped and struggled with the door, trying to jump out. Krista smirked and opened her eyes. She took a deep breath and reached for her power. The air shimmered, and everything took on a brighter hue.

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Dream Walker February 14, 2022

The Cabin On The Bayou

Prime suspect identified.” As if on cue, everything that Sani had opened—all the windows, doors, drawers, and cabinets—slammed shut simultaneously. I couldn’t stop myself from jumping at the sound, and I cursed myself for letting…whatever it was set me ill-at-ease.

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The Antiquarian February 8, 2022

The Spirit Door

I walked to the door and laid my hand on it. It was warm to the touch, but I chalked that up to being in the afternoon sun. I ran my finger around the molding and felt a slight charge run through my arm. I closed my eyes and followed the line of the door to the knob, which felt almost hot. I couldn’t stop the smile that crawled across my face.

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Fae Moon January 25, 2022

Coffee First

Had it been the right choice to bring Sandy home with her? She wasn’t sure. Nothing had happened during the night, but she was still on edge. It was almost noon, and the room was still quiet. If Sandy didn’t come out soon, she’d…well, she didn’t know what she’d do, but she was tired of waiting. Okay, so she didn’t know what she was waiting for either.

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The Antiquarian January 20, 2022

Welcome Home, Country Girl

As we crossed from one street to another, a wave of sensations hit me at a million miles an hour. Feelings and emotions screamed in my head. Memories and heartbreaks filled my soul. Everything I’d ever seen and felt and thought crammed into my brain all at once. It was almost too much to handle.

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Ocean Protector January 3, 2022

Fear In The Bayou

I killed the engine and dove into the water, not worrying about the dangers lurking beneath the surface. “Sani!” He did not stir, and I feared he might be dead.

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The Antiquarian December 28, 2021

Crossing Barriers

At first, Darrell’s words sounded like gibberish. He made it sound as though the city were a living, breathing entity. But then a word jumped out at me. “What barrier?” I asked, rubbing the bridge of my nose.

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