Prompt Short Story: Glamour (Interviews With a Sorcerer #1)

It was late, I was dog tired, and I had to get up in 3 hours for my daily round of chores and lessons. I had been repeatedly told, reminded, and told some more that practicing magic when overtired was a bad idea. That even the Masters would stop and get a good, non-magic-induced rest, …
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Prompt Short Story: The Ancient Stranger (Lawkeepers 12)

1: I have gathered you all here today… Jeremy waited for the elevator doors to close, having carefully checked and counted everyone getting on. The right number, so probably the right people. He stood unobtrusively, but solidly stubborn, by the control panel. Those who tried to brush past, or nudge him farther in, quickly realised …
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Prompt Short Story: Rip

Torella glanced around as she slipped her picks into the lock, closing her eyes as she felt for the pin. The soft click came and the cage door swung open. The chittering of the crystalline creatures grew as she reached in a hand, loading them into a specially-lined sack. “Shh…” she whispered at them, hurrying …
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Prompt Short Story: Freedom

“Open it,” Morgan nudged his best friend, dirty blonde hair flopping over his muddy brown eyes. “You open it,” Salima responded, nudging him back, dreads swaying with the movement. “I found it,” Morgan retorted.  “So the honour should be yours,” Salima grinned, passing over the crowbar.  Morgan glared at her, “Dammit, fine.” He took some …
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Prompt Story: Speleology

Kelsey ducked under an overhang at the edge of the cave, “Left or right, Goober?” Her twin sister, Ana, looked between the two options and shrugged, “Right!” Checking the GPS to ensure they were still being properly tracked, Kelsey led the way down the narrow passageway, the light from her powerful headlamp tripping over the …
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