“What’s that?” “Hm?” “In your hand?” She pockets the spark from your sight. She’s hiding something. Again. You back off. You adjust your cravat and smile. “Do you like your dress?” Advertisements

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Coming Back

How sorely wrong Maria was when she thought coming back in her next life as a tree would be meaningful and fun. If only she had specified that she wanted to be an oak instead of a weird, bristly conifer. And if only she specified that she wanted to be planted in her old backyard […]

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The King’s Departure

“It’s time for you to leave, Your Majetsy.” The monarch fluttered his great orange wings indignantly. “Excuse me?” “I said that it’s time for you to leave, Your Majesty.” “Oh, yes, yes, yes. Of course. It must be time for my daily flight around the flowers. Is that why you’ve come to me?” “No, Your […]

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The Other Side

Do you know why I’m wearing orange today? I know why you’re wearing orange today. I know why you’re here. But that wasn’t my question. I asked you if you knew why I was wearing orange today. Go on. Try it. Try to read my mind. I’ll wait.

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