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Story: Use Your Sword

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Why, oh why, weren’t more people using the Sword more? That was Lucas’s cry as he surveyed the city of Bondage. As the name implies, all of the inhabitants of Bondage were in serious bondage. They were controlled by computer chips implanted in them before birth. These computer chips affected their vision, their thinking, and…

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Short Story: Read the Instructions

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Susie felt completely overwhelmed. She had so much to do…and she didn’t feel good on top of it. She decided to make herself a smoothie, hopeful it would give her some energy. She’d never used her new blender, but that was okay. She was confident she could figure it out. She threw her ingredients inside,…

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Short Story: Truth Glasses

Darkness—oppressive darkness. It was all Emma could see. No matter which way she looked, there it was staring back at her. Each path she could take led to the same thing: more darkness. What had become of light? Did it even exist anymore? Perhaps it did, somewhere. Emma knew at the end of her journey…

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Short Story: Ignoring the Lantern

Short Story: Ignoring the Lantern

The children started on their journey with a light heart. Their father had given them everything they needed to make the journey, including a lantern to light their path. There was just one problem. As odd as it might sound, the children weren’t using their lantern. They carried it with them–but they didn’t turn it…

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Short Story: Test It

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The jeweler turned the stone over and over again in his hand, rubbing it, smelling it, and examining it carefully under polarized light. He wasn’t about to buy a fake stone. Julie waited patiently. She had no idea her stone would be subjected to so many different tests! “It’s real, I tell you. I paid…

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