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The Children of an Idle Brain

Written for the NYC Midnight short story challenge. I signed up thinking “as long as I don’t get romance, I’ll be fine.” Well, my story had to include an instructor, and the generic theme of absentminded, and of course had to be in the romance genre. And this is the resulting story. Please enjoy the…

The Rest is Silence: Chapter 5

«Stop.» Hamilton’s glowing hands sliced through the mist as he chopped the air before him. They had walked all the way from the gatehouse to the small family cemetery. «What do you want? Why can’t you talk to me with Horatio?» «I will tell you.» Luminescent green fog trailed from the ghost’s fingers. «Pay attention.»…

The Rest is Silence: Chapter 4

Hamilton leaned against the wall in the corner of the grand ballroom and watched Elsinore’s elite spin around each other in a flurry of silk skirts and coat tails. Masked faces hid silent laughter and smiling eyes. Every Friday night, the Danes family held a party fit for royalty. Usually they assigned some kind of…

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