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The Facilitator by Lyn McConchie

The Facilitator Lyn McConchie Wizard Bingelgretson focused his spell through his facilitator and spoke the release word clearly. There was a tingling in the air as a cloud of smoke flattened out and developed a shining surface. A silver surround … Continue reading

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The Last Tiger by Lyn McConchie

The Last Tiger Lyn McConchie Yashi stared up at the billboard. It told all who could read that ‘The Last Tiger is now able to be observed by courtesy of the Emperor.’ She studied the picture. She knew what the … Continue reading

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Ernest by Lyn McConchie

Ernest Lyn McConchie (First appeared in ROAR 6 anthology, (Furplanet) June 2015) Between certain worlds on a long spiral in time and space, portals open and close, usually they are static, but now and then they move a few yards … Continue reading

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Truant by Lyn McConchie

Truant Lyn McConchie “Don’t, don’t, please, ahhh,” Twelve-year-old Malcolm whimpered in pain and fear as the hands tightened on him. “You little narc. You told old Johnson I copied your work.” “Ahhh, no, I didn’t. I never said anything. You … Continue reading

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Night in the City by Lyn McConchie

Night in the City Lyn McConchie It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents and in the great city no one was abroad who could have stayed in shelter. Only the poor and the unfortunate were … Continue reading

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With Brazen Tongue by Lyn McConchie

With Brazen Tongue Lyn McConchie “Oh, God!” The cry was not blasphemous, but a prayer. It had come at last, and I knew it. “What does it say, It can’t be, not for us, not for Wildhey.” I opened the … Continue reading

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Bath Salts and Bedlam by Lyn McConchie

Bath Salts and Bedlam Lyn McConchie Our local senior constable was here again today asking if I’d seen some missing bloke. I could have sworn he said was named Bob Jonquil. I didn’t take it the wrong way, I’d seen … Continue reading

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Treasure by Lyn McConchie

Treasure Lyn McConchie Joe Tremain was a man of mostly average description. He was medium height, medium build, medium colouring, medium circumstances, and middle-aged. His parents – dying young – had left him a house that had one bedroom, a … Continue reading

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Redemption by Lyn McConchie

Redemption Lyn McConchie The hillside road nearest the town had fallen, so they left Lanie’s car with the earth-movers and the vehicles of the rescue people who’d arrived earlier, and they walked, Lanie, with the massive dog at her heels. … Continue reading

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Honor’s Choice by Lyn McConchie

Honor’s Choice Lyn McConchie There were two main characters that day. It was a bright, warmly sunny day towards the end of a long delightful summer. A day which was neither too cold nor too hot and even in the … Continue reading

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Green Eyes by Lyn McConchie

Green Eyes Lyn McConchie She was three, with sun-tanned, fatly dimpled little legs and rounded arms. It was summer and the field was hot, the water calling, cool and beckoning with flashes of shade and shadow under the willows where … Continue reading

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Better Off by Lyn McConchie

Better Off Lyn McConchie Joe was a nice man. Everyone said so. After all, he paid for his wife’s grandfather to live in a nursing home, didn’t he? They conveniently overlooked the fact that the old man hadn’t wanted to … Continue reading

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Considering Alicia Austin by Lyn McConchie

On Considering Alicia Austin Lyn McConchie I walked out one May morning to see a cat up in a tree, I gazed at her – she gazed at me. “You foolish cat,” I muttered, “You’re meant to be below. Cats … Continue reading

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The Books of Hoth by Lyn McConchie

The Books of Hoth Lyn McConchie Allied Combine Space Patrol Sector 3, Sub-sector 12, Planet Guard  Sq.P 5.   Dear Mother,      Sorry I haven’t been able to get a letter to you recently, but now reporters have the story … Continue reading

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Letters Home by Lyn McConchie

Letters HomeLyn McConchie Day three of our Invasion. Dear Mother,     It won’t be long before our soldiers are home again. It’s lucky that I’m the General’s secretary. I have a fine (and safe) view of our war, but I am … Continue reading

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Within The Asteroid Belt by Lyn McConchie

Within The Asteroid Belt Lyn McConchie first published in The Fractal There ghosts among the asteroids, The nameless dead of many races, creeds and laws, Miners, whose bodies float in deep black space, and colonists, where some forgot, the environment … Continue reading

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