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FFfAW: No Life

“Mummy, look!” squealed little Tiffany. As Belinda glanced outside at the perfect rainbow, she wondered how such a beautiful world could be so easily sullied. “Come away from the window, dear,” Belinda gently led Tiffany away. “It’s so pretty, Mummy,” … Continue reading

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SPF: If She Only Knew

When he’d left for his second tour of duty, he’d promised himself it would be better, but it wasn’t. Now here he was, back again, and here she was, eagerly waiting for the man she would soon be calling her … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Cost of Freedom

A white picket fence and garden chairs, Natasha had her perfect backyard all planned out. She kept telling herself that one day, her land would be free for her to live a normal life. Their valley had been under occupation … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Earth’s Legacy

“Timberrr!!” As the majestic bark came crashing down, its thunderous descent was met by the scampering of furry animals. Creatures of the sky squawked in anger as they flapped to yet another abode. A galaxy away, Captain Toremia studied the … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Memories Matter

Vaughn¬†greeted his sister grimly, ready for another fight. A week ago, Victoria too had been prepared to have it out with her brother, then Dr. McPherson¬†had called with her results. “So you ordered one for me too, uh?” Vaughn motioned … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Easy Pickings

It was a desolate area, at least for the rest of the world. The residents knew every inch of this misty place they’d called home for generations. So when the helicopters breached their airspace in a targeted attack, the locals … Continue reading

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SPF: Honourable Choices

“Callie! It’s over!” Reaching the edge of the pier, Agent Callie turned around slowly. Jake’s gun was pointed straight at her head. “You’re right, Jake, it is over,” she said softly, and took another step towards the edge. There was … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Always

She leaned gently against the lamppost as he serenaded the crowd with his usual tunes. I’ll be there till the stars don’t shine Till the heavens burst and the words don’t rhyme… She closed her eyes as memories came flooding … Continue reading

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TLT: One Day

As the occupation forces closed in, defiant hands rose in the air and cries of freedom echoed all around. A flag was hoisted in the crowd and instantly bullets flew, metal met flesh and bodies fell. Killed, wounded but not … Continue reading

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SPF: A Caring Son

Jonathan loved collecting bottles. Soon, all the shelves in his room were full of them, so he started lining them on the floor. “Jonathan! That’s it, you need to get rid of some of these useless bottles!” said Dad angrily. … Continue reading

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