All posts by David Wynne

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The Word On The Street

If you live in a city, you live in a landscape that is actively trying to talk to you at all times. There’s the obvious ways; the street signs, road markings, warning notices and so forth; Instructions and admonishments from an authoritarian parent. Then there

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Plumbing

“How about now?” “Yeah, that feels a bit better.” The mechanic cautiously withdrew his hand from Bill’s midriff and wiped the gunk off with a paper towel. He held a plastic cup with a straw up to Bill’s face. “Take a sip of this.” Bill

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The Legacy.

There are three hundred and forty seven boxes in the room. The contents of each one is unique. A cigarette lighter, a five pence piece, a single human fingernail. The room was discovered after the owner of the house, a Mr Genevieve, died of a

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Spotlight

Darren stands in the spotlight, waiting for the show to begin. It’s a performance, what he does. The role of a lifetime. The punters don’t know anything about him, really; and he likes to keep it that way. It’d be a lot harder to maintain

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Rescue Mission

After the seventh kick, the lock finally gives and the cockpit pops open. 9301 flips up their visor, pulls the mask away, and tastes the sweetness of real, unfiltered air. It’s a short drop from the cockpit to the ground, and 9301 stumbles and falls

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Playtime

Nathan admired his handiwork. It had taken all morning, but it had been worth it. The castle stood proudly in the middle of his bedroom, it’s central tower reaching a full four feet, almost as tall as he was. resplendent in the bright primary colours