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Story Updates

Hello! So I’ve taken some time when my current my work schedule allows to revise the first two chapters of The Artifact. Since they were originally written as a improvised story–and I didn’t expect to write a Chapter Two–I went … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar Chapter Seven: Poor Acclimation

This is the conclusion of this story. For the earlier chapters see Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5   “I suppose the green, spooky glow bodes ill for us,” Darren said. He was tired. The adrenaline was wearing off from his heroic stunt to save … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar Chapter Six: The Ground Floor

Like this? Read Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, and Chapter 5 Darren stared at the gaping hole that used a porch and a front door. The stairs were crushed from the great weight of the Thing when it retreated. The inside was … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar, Chapter 5: Into the Fire

Check out former installments of this story: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, and Chapter 4. The rain stopped. Water drained from the roofs, percolating through the muddy streets and the silence. Thunder rumbled far away. The storm responded as if … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar, Chapter 4: A Dark and Stormy Night

Looking for more? Read the previous installments: Chapter One, Chapter 2, and Chapter 3 Thunderless lightning branched across the sky. The dark clouds held their rain like Darren was holding his breath. His footsteps scraped across the dirt road. He was loud, too … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar, Chapter 3: Time to Find that Damn Hero

Read Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 here. Darren sprinted through the dark city streets. Another agonizing scream reached his ears. He willed his legs to move faster. Jacob was supposed to be a distraction, a delay tactic. No one would miss that piece-of-shit arms … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar, Chapter 2: A Deal Gone Weird

Check out Chapter 1 and Chapter 3 here. “Lord Rinsen will appreciate your efforts moving arms to his front lines.” “I just would love to see Duke Wells’ face when he sees artillery pummel his murderous infantry ranks. Wish I could be there.” “No, … Continue reading

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It Came From the Wizard’s Cellar, Chapter 1: With a Gentle Hand

Check out Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 here. With a gentle hand she caressed the Weird. White eyes, lacking pupils, peered at her. The eyes were transient. The flesh of the Weird would absorb the eyes randomly and create others in different places along … Continue reading

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Chapter Six: This Is How It Will Go

Jacob watched, not his mother, but several soldiers dressed in WWII uniform enter the room. Their faces were sullen and expressionless and accentuated by empty eye sockets. That emptiness stared at Jacob. His grandfather was among them. He was the … Continue reading

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Chapter Five: Bedridden

“Hey, Son.” “Dad?” It was a muffled voice, as if heard through a thin wooden wall, but it definitely sounded like Dad. “Yes, what are you doing? Why are you running?” ‘What do you mean?” “You can’t stop it. Just … Continue reading

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