Blueprints

They weren’t really dreams, nah. That’s what I had t’tell the press so’s they’d shut up and let me be. Yeah, I’d go to bed like one does ‘fore one falls out of the waking world, but instead of that cozy shift from the bed to dreamland, I’d toss and […]

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Dreamshivers

Termeny paused time and phased into existence under the bed. He was not a particularly frightening demon—the human would see him as a half foot, featureless doll; smooth and roughly jointed like an unfinished marionette. It wasn’t Termeny’s job to look scary at all. His job was to send the […]

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Welcome to Hell

Lilacs and sunflowers waved at the edges of my sight, framing a perfect, cheerful sky. I pushed up onto my elbows. I was on a slight rise, and the gorgeous expanse of purple and yellow stretched deep to the horizon. “Welcome to hell,” said someone. I swiveled on my butt. […]

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Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows

I loved them all, you see. That is what’s important to understand. We were brothers! Not literally, but two years of intensive training can forge a family out of anyone. I got the notion from Lollipops himself — he shouted something about brothers at me when he came foolishly charging. […]

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