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Vintage Unicorn

Source: Rawpixel LTD/Flickr

Catching another’s memories was never easy for the Scottish Mage, infused as they were with the sender’s regrets, losses, small joys, and resentments both petty and deeply-held; he didn’t like to get too involved in the spiritual, not-to-mention mundane human world. Continue reading

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Bunch of carrots

Carrots. Original public domain image from Wikimedia Commons

Joseph fell back, hands empty of the mallet and chisel used to strike the brass plaque from the sewer wall. The older man before him mirrored his seated pose, flickering between dark and nothing, until he settled to something between the two. Continue reading

Disappeared 27

Vintage Unicorn

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Getting used to existing as — near as he could figure — a ghost, was odd at first for the Scottish mage.  A jovial man, he missed the excitement of being part of and even instigating high drama in the human condition; since his transformation, the energy needed to work his will on the physical realm was exhausting.  Continue reading

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Bunch of carrots

Carrots. Original public domain image from Wikimedia Commons

That final set of runes he’d carved over the plaque was a long shot, at best. He’d pleased the three weird sisters — their pause their tell – but his freedom would not go unpunished. But what was he now? Continue reading