Category: Short Stories

Separation

He was halfway down the path to the front gate and the sound of the door closing behind him, was like a gunshot striking him between the shoulder blades. He paused for a moment before continuing to the gate, where he turned for a final look back. If he cared to admit it, he would
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The Final Curtain

The faded but still functional Fire Curtain, was primed to slowly descend for the last time on the dusty, well-trodden, stage. It required only the push of a button and it was all over. The scenery and back cloths had long since been removed and re-allocated, to theatres that still managed to survive. The lighting
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The Aftermath

Consciousness seemed to return from somewhere at the back of his head, seeping through to the part of his brain that had been some other place. The sound of galloping horses filled his ears, piercing into the side of his head and meeting somewhere in the centre from where it exploded into an intense pain
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Most Valuable Target

He smoothly manipulated the controls to bring the device to a stop. It now hovered, completely stationary in the gentle evening breeze. The camera slung under the Drone was a very high definition effort, giving crystal clear images despite the falling light conditions. It was equipped with special night lights and a most sophisticated stabilising
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