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  1. Born Again

    By Valkyrie, in 2020 - Fall - Shadows. 12/10/2020 (Updated: 12/10/2020)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • child
    • parents
    • death

    Jeremiah is picked up by the police after being caught digging up a body in a cornfield in the middle of the night. His explanation leaves investigators with more questions than answers.

    • 1 Chapters
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    • 35 Comments
    • Teen
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  2. Battle for Souls

    By Cia, in 2020 - Fall - Shadows. 12/10/2020 (Updated: 12/10/2020)

    Genres: Fantasy, Romance
    Sub-genres: General Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Mythic Fantasy
    • demons
    • magic
    • alternate earth
    • war
    • military

    The war with the demons in the Underrealm can exhaust even the strongest soldier. As the war drags on, how can one commander face his duty when each and every battle threatens his heart and soul?

    • 1 Chapters
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    • 9 Comments
    • Mature
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  3. The Seven7h Magpie

    By lomax61, in 2020 - Fall - Shadows. 12/10/2020 (Updated: 12/10/2020)

    Genres: Horror
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern
    • child
    • with wings
    • suburban
    • dark
    • modern
    • abuse

    One for sorrow, two for joy, three for a girl and four for a boy.

    Five for silver, six for gold, seven for a secret never to be told.

    I am sure many of you, like me, learned this children's nursery rhyme about magpies. According to an old superstition, the number of magpies seen predicts whether you will have good or bad luck. Something I came across subsequently, was the existence of many variations on this rhyme, some more sinister than the children’s version.

    One of those is incorporated into this short story about boyhood abuse.

    • 1 Chapters
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    • 6,321 Views
    • 30 Comments
    • Mature
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  4. The Apostles

    By Cole Matthews, in 2020 - Fall - Shadows. 12/10/2020 (Updated: 12/10/2020)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • rural
    • modern

    Jason Whitlock has a job to do. He needs to serve some papers, so he's traveling to a small island on Lake Superior to accomplish this task. Things pop up that make him start thinking about his life, who he really is, and what it means.

    • 1 Chapters
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    • 5,544 Views
    • 13 Comments
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