Prompt Short Story: Pushing Buttons

CW: melee fighting with some blood & injury Trina and Cherry awoke to the screaming of a klaxon on the outskirts of their camp. Coming rapidly awake, Cherry dismissed the sound after noting which crystal it connected to, and joined Trina–already in wolf form–outside the tent. The last embers of the fire flickered softly in …
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Prompt Short Story: Phobias

Content Warning: many snakes, snake bites, emotional abuse Trina finished laying the charms that concealed their campsite, and activated traps and alarms if someone or something encroached beyond the outer barrier. At tonight’s camp, Cherry was setting up their tent and preparing food. Fortunately the concealment was all-encompassing, so there was no danger in lighting …
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Prompt Short Story: Spirits

Onson returned to the clan’s base, thoughtful and quiet. As their only necromancer, many of the laws and traditions that applied to others, did not apply to him, including the rule where an outgoing squad could not return until they had completed their mission. He needed time to think. This entire situation had gotten out …
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Prompt Story: Bones

The mess was impossible to follow. Cobalt pulled her sword from one of the wolves sides and beat her wings, sending herself back and up from the fight. She was still outside, and the air–lacking the stench of wolf–was refreshing. She narrowed her eyes, trying to take in the general state of things. Her people …
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Prompt Story: Making Plans

As the pack settled into the safe house, half unpacking and half locking the place down with cameras, traps and sensors, Alfonse took one of the cars and drove away, promising to return as soon as he could. Trina and Cherry were ensconced in a panic room, guarded by two pack members at all times. …
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Prompt Short Story: Convoy

It was Louie who woke Cherry & Trina, long after the sun had gone down and the moon, gibbous tonight, slithered between the stormclouds. It was going to rain, and rain hard. Trina’s first thought was that the rain would make the burial easier. Her second thought, catching up with the first, involved some swearing …
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Prompt Short Story: Cherry

CW: tiny bit of stabbyness and murder, nothing graphic described, small discussion of what to do with the body Trina stretched before her workout, langurous and slow, and flexed her muscles one by one, marvelling in the strength and agility they possessed. Months had passed since her Turning, but still she relished every movement her …
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Prompt Short Story: Anomaly (Interviews with a Sorcerer #10)

10 – Interviews With A Sorcerer – Anomaly CWs: mentions of abuse, but nothing specific. Murder of people and animals alluded to. Well, here we are. I was asked to give you 10 answers – 10 stories – that you could use to introduce sorcerers to the normie world. I presume other supernaturals have been …
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Prompt Short Story: Failure (Interviews with a Sorcerer #9)

CWs: death, murder, accidental suicide, mention of baby death but not shown Are you picking these questions out by, I don’t know, pulling words out of a box, or something? You want a story that’s set somewhere by the ocean? Why? I suppose…I was talking about before the Fall wasn’t I, last time. And unless …
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Prompt Short Story: Failure (Interviews with a Sorcerer #8)

CWs: pain and disabilities, road accident, injuries, death I can’t believe you actually asked this one. You’ve heard all these stories, and all about how our egos are huge and fragile – including my own. And you want me to tell you, and therefore anybody else who reads whatever you write from it, about a …
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