What Has Happened

It surprises me that I am able to understand what the humans are saying. The only time our species have ever crossed paths was when theirs was trying to end mine. Not exactly great circumstances for language exchange. Still, as I am bound, I can only sit and listen as they explain my arrest to… Continue reading What Has Happened

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Mum’s Nursing Fight

‘Are you joking?’ my mother scoffed from behind her basket of washing. ‘I have to assume you’re joking.’          ‘We’re serious, Mum,’ I said with a sigh, looking over to my sister Ruby for support.          ‘It’s just the next step we think you need,’ Ruby said quickly, layering onto my point. ‘There’s no shame… Continue reading Mum’s Nursing Fight

Psychic Cowboy Mechanic

‘Come on, come on,’ I hissed through gritted teeth as my car coughed and spluttered up the steepest hill I’d ever seen in my life. ‘God, we’re so close.’          At which point it promptly died.          ‘Dammit!’ I yelled, quickly yanking the handbrake before gravity could send us rocketing back down the way it… Continue reading Psychic Cowboy Mechanic

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Pirate the Waves

Have you ever sailed the ocean before? I am a pirate, which means sailing the ocean is second nature to me. I don’t live on the land anymore; I live in my boat. It’s decked out (get it, decked? haha) with all of my favourite things. I’m not a typical pirate. I am a good… Continue reading Pirate the Waves

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Morning Office Window

‘Baxter!’ I called into the hallway.          ‘Sir?’ came the clipped reply, instant as always. I scowled up at my butler, always vaguely annoyed by how easily he predicted when I needed him.          ‘The sun again, Baxter,’ I gestured vaguely at the window across from my desk.          ‘I see, sir,’ Baxter nodded, clapping… Continue reading Morning Office Window

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