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"And the LORD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it." -Job, 1:7 *** It happened because of the heat. Five-hundred thousand people sat in traffic while the summer sun burned away the last shreds of their patience and goodwill. James didn't mind the gridlock so much, but he...
Added 03 Apr 2015 | Category Cheating
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“Up the airy mountain, down the rushing glen, We daren't go a-hunting, for fear of little men.” -William Allingham, “The Fairies” *** “I want to dance with the hill people at night,” Flora said, standing on a chair and looking out the window. Megan looked with her. The summer sun slipped behind the yew trees on the hill beside the big old house, but no one was there that Megan could...
Added 21 Mar 2015 | Category Supernatural
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"Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand." -WB Yeats, "The Stolen Child" *** William didn't tell anyone that the baby spoke to him. Who would believe it? Instead he ran away. His parents would probably be angry, but what else could he do? Not stay, certainly. Not with…whatever it was,...
Added 20 Mar 2015 | Category Supernatural
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Jess-Belle opened the door, something she'd never dared do on a night like this. It was easier than she expected, but a knot of fear still drew tight in her stomach. The little clock on the mantle chimed midnight. Moonlight filtered through the stirring pines. It a nice night, but no one in their right mind would be out. No one but Jess-Belle, and even she hesitated before stepping over...
Added 25 Oct 2014 | Category Supernatural
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“The demons there are whirling, and the spirits swirl about. They sing their songs to Halloween. ‘Come join the fun,” they shout. But we do not want to go there, so we run with all our might And oh we will not go inside the haunted house tonight” -Jack Prelutsky, "The Haunted House" *** What went on in that town on Halloween night was secret, and the children were never allowed to...
Added 20 Oct 2014 | Category Supernatural
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The sun went down. Lenore crawled from her shallow grave, listless and hungry. At the same time, Baron Latos rose from the coffin in his castle crypt, driven from the dreamless sleep of death by a most unholy craving. And, on the other side of town, Daniel got out of bed, went to the kitchen, and mixed himself a smoothie out of pig's blood and cherry Kool-Aid. (Because drinking blood...
Added 23 Oct 2013 | Category Supernatural
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"Do not tell a friend anything you would conceal from an enemy." -Arab Proverb *** "There is, of course, the tale of the man who built a horse of ebony that flew through the air with its rider—" "We've heard that one already. What about the tale of the three Sufi Qalandars who were each the sons of kings and also each blind in one eye?" "That one was as old as a dried date when...
Added 18 Feb 2013 | Category Group Sex
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“Death doesn't exist. It never did.. Everything that happens before Death is what counts.” -Ray Bradbury, "Something Wicked This Way Comes" *** It was late, and everyone else had gone home. There was no one to keep Sharon company. No one but the dead. Sometimes, when she was alone in the museum like this, she thought of the collection as something she could hear. Most...
Added 12 Oct 2012 | Category Supernatural
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It was midnight when she started screaming. Ellen groaned. Stephen sat up but she grabbed his arm. "No!" she said. "We agreed." "Honey, for God's sake listen to her. She's terrified!" Ellen turned on the beside lamp. "I don't care. She has to learn. If you go in there it'll be like every other night. You'll look under the bed and in the closet and tell her nothing is there and then in...
Added 06 Oct 2012 | Category Supernatural
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"O I forbid you, maidens all, That wear gold in your hair, To come or go by Carterhaugh, For young Tam Lin is there." -"The Ballad of Tam Lin," Traditional. *** Halfway through the forest the carriage stopped for no reason and wouldn’t budge an inch. Lady Astrid fanned herself as the coachman tried to get them going again. "What seems to be the problem?" "Can't say ma'am," said...
Added 03 Oct 2012 | Category Supernatural
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