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Eternal Flame 1933 by Douglas Kolacki

Eternal Flame 1933 by Douglas Kolacki May 10, 1933 The Bebelplatz lit up Berlin. The heat of fire and national fervor combined to sizzle the light rain before it touched the ground. Forty thousand...

Autumn’s Veil by Judson Blake

Autumn’s Veil by Judson Blake Ronice was absorbed in her cell when Sheila Tamm arrived dripping from the rain. The secretary was startled and looked up half amazed to see a face instead of...

Saving the Scapegoat by Jenean McBrearty

Saving the Scapegoat by Jenean McBrearty I didn’t mean to intrude on the Federation neighborhood. I blame it on the foggy mist that rolled in the way it does in San Diego; it settled...

Year of the Money Lender By Callum McSorley

Year of the Money Lender By Callum McSorley Feng watched the rain from the window. It tinkled on the bells of the shrines and temples and ran off the eaves of curved rooftops in...

Grasshopper Creek by Ross Peterson

Grasshopper Creek by Ross Peterson I can see it burn from where I sit in the tall grass. It’s been at least an hour since I spoke with the deerman, and the flies are...