Episode 47: Eve: Vivian’s Room

Gretchen proudly showed me and Dichall her moth, her eyes glistening with joy and pride. I stroked the new familiar’s back gently. “Emerson…She’s beautiful, Gretchen. Congratulations.” She held the moth close and whispered to it. “I’ll never let anything happen to you.” Waffles sighed….

Marvel’s Girl Power by Eric S Brown

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DC Superhero Girls: Finals Crisis by Rain Hall-Brown

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Death of a Dream by Eric S Brown

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Episode Two: Suspicions

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Fairytale by F.J. Bergmann

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The Crop by Jasmine Arch

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Episode 2: Crouching Mouse, Hidden Fish Hook

I gingerly explored the tackle box, trying not to get poked. A three-pronged fish hook, not too shiny, presented itself. I hefted it and smiled, then tossed the hook and some fishing line out of the tackle box, and jumped out myself. A chickadee…

Last Girl by CB Droege

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