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... Shortly after Dzon had taken up his chant, the Igor character returned to Fr. Adamson from the darkness, baring a long curved knife, with which he open up the throat of the priest from ear to ear. Blood spurted from the wound and the priest thrashed wildly against his bonds, but within seconds ... Read review

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The Felix Horror

AdvantagesNot half bad

DisadvantagesNot my best work either

"...to face the newcomer, a short middle-aged man, wearing a dark suit complete with the dog-collar of a Catholic priest. "Who the hell are you and what are you doing here?" said Booker, so shocked by the sudden appearance that any kind of protocol left his head. "I'm Father Adamson," said the priest, stepping from the doorway and pacing further into the room, "I've come help you." "Help me? How?" replied Booker. "I have two pieces of information ..." Read review
29.03.2006

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The Calling of the Keeper Review with images

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"...blessed scroll. I started the short but unpleasant walk toward the sturdy oak door at the base of the tower. As I did so, the moonlight revealed a small circular window placed above the entrance, its frame strangled with various overgrown wall plants, the darkness beyond: a mystery. The stairway wound steeply upwards in front of me, the grey, stone slab steps disappearing in the gloom but a metre away. A colossal spider scurried across the floor ..." Read review
07.09.2006

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Boys on a Bridge

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"Boys on a Bridge Slowly and with heavy heart the man walked up the long incline of the approach road. He continued on past the first abutment tower, unaware of all around him until he had crossed the first span of the bridge and was standing on the south pier. He edged along the wall until he had a clear view of the Tower. There he stopped and looked out across a grey Thames under an equally grey sky. He was looking for the years that had gone. ..." Read review
21.11.2005

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A Passion For Words

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"...piece of creative nonfiction (or short story, if you will), which I had composed last year. It is based on actual incidents which my father Stephen recounted to me just before he died in August of 2003; he was an English teacher for many years, and he adored literature and poetry. I remembered everything I could, put in some my own little transitions to make it a flowing story, and submitted this for a Creative Writing class last year, and the professor ..." Read review
01.06.2007

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Bend & Break 3

Advantagesclears up the cliffhanger

Disadvantagesdefinetley not my best.

"This is a small one compared to my other two… it's pretty much just a story to give you a little insight into one of the profilers past and to clear up the cliff-hanger from the last one. Hopefully my next one will be better, as I should be better then. Hopefully. ===Chapter 1=== As Allie walked into the Bureau she could feel all eyes on her. News of who the unsub from the previous case has obviously been the topic of conversation while ..." Read review
27.04.2008

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it's going to be a bit long (*)
It is only the beginning
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"…Young ladies from the upper crust." (Roald Dahl) (*)
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Colorful, uplifting, and secular
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So much to see
So little time (*)
It is Life, Jim
but not as we know it (*)
Well, it's certainly different!
Not my usual thing so it may not work (*)
I swore I'd given up challenges
I lied (*)
Maybe the start of something
Might tax your brain (*)
This got me an A*!
Still depresses me reading this (*)
Delicious and simple to make.
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