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The Fairy Tale Try

“We’re going to try an experiment,” Fye told Syaoran and Sakura one day. Sakura cocked her head to one side. Her fingers were tangled up in string, in an attempt to try playing cat’s-cradle with Syaoran (which failed miserably, as … Continue reading

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The World Apart

He did not come to the war until near the end, when the Fuhrer gave the word and sent his State Alchemists to Ishbar, even those who’d earned their watches only the month previously. His mother and father both wept … Continue reading

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Words Without

“It’s a nice flower, Juubei.” “Ah, Ane-ja–” “I won’t tell Mother that you’ve raided her gardens for this.” There are two components to Kadsuki’s name: flowers, and the moon. One is much easier to get than the other; for this … Continue reading

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Who Stays

More often than not they sleep together, like puppies curled in a basket or a den, noses covered by tails and long gangly legs entwined. Sirius tucks his head under Remus’ bony chin and sighs deeply, smelling old blood and … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Evil

Swat. Smack. He’d begun to envy animals with long sweeping tails, because he’d give a lot for a built-in flyswatter at the moment. He had battle-honed senses and a warrior’s awareness of the world. Hah. A handful of biting insects, … Continue reading

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unbelieving

Miracles don’t exist in Ankh-Morpork. She’s too big, too corrupt, too wide and encompassing to allow that to happen. They’re all rejected at the door. Accidents exist, and so does magic. Scientific phenomenon finds its own little niche, too. But … Continue reading

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True Love

Tsuzuki was in love. She was the (second) most beautiful thing he’d ever seen. Tall, slender, gracefully shaped, dressed in a lovely shade of milky brown, with a single deep red jewel at her crown. And maybe he was getting … Continue reading

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these are the

Havoc is a soldier, and well-used to nightmares. He is just old enough to remember Ishbar, and it was horrible even before the State Alchemists were brought in for the kill. Ishbar gave him cigarettes, and he just can’t let … Continue reading

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The Tangible

He remembers, once, telling Fullmetal that he preferred to keep his memories safely within his own head, rather than leave them openly on display, as Hughes does. In his house, there are only four photographs: parents, family at his sister’s … Continue reading

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Study Session

“It’s impossible,” Daisuke groaned. Ken simply scooted one chair over without looking up. From the corner of one eye, he saw movement as Daisuke dropped his backpack on the table, and tried not to wince as he imagined the textbooks … Continue reading

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story five thousand eight-hundred and ninety three, squared

People say there is no such thing as an original story, and that everything in the world is simply something else, redone and retold. There are those who rail against fate, who weep of being cheated by destiny and chance. … Continue reading

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Soldier

“I think I’ll buy a farm in the east, when I retire,” Havoc says around his cigarette. Liza looks at him, narrow. Neither of them flinch when a bullet ricochetes against a brick corner. She launches herself from the wall, … Continue reading

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Smile

From birth, it sometimes felt, Makubex had dealt with power. The old pharmacist taught him computers, and from there the entire world opened under his fingertips. By nine, there was not a single machine that he could not coax its … Continue reading

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the shape of the father

Milly has a son whose eyes are gray and has wiry black hair. He looks nothing like the man he calls “Father.” Occasionally people in their village whisper behind their hands at this–their other children are blond and tawny and … Continue reading

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shades behind

“When your dad left, did your mom miss him a lot?” Al looked at her sharply, but Alicia was still intent upon the card she was decorating. He laid his own pen aside and said, “Some, yes.” “But you and … Continue reading

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