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Hellgate Incident 24

Performance Report Follow-Up Kareena Chaudhari <[email protected]> To: Jeff Klein Dec 15 at 9:45am Hi Jeff, I just wanted to check in and see if you’ve had the chance to generate that performance report we discussed. My presentation for the CTO is tomorrow, and I’ll need … read more »
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The Familiar and the Frost

A couple rats rest on a woman's shoulder, under a witch hat Camella the rat familiar perched upon the highest shelf of Witch’s cottage and stared down at the spy. Warlocks and wizards sent spies into the cottage to steal Witch’s powerful charms. But this wasn’t like any spy Camella had ever seen, not like the mechanical … read more »
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Chaser of Shadows

A black cat looks on as small shadow creatures circle a teapot We came alive when the clock rang one. Submerged in night, we were safe from the scorching rays of sun and burning beams of lanterns. We emerged from the cracks in the cupboards and swam through the crannies between the floor planks. Famished from our … read more »
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Ambush at the Office

Antique swords and grenades laid out with yellow and blue labels Thank goodness it was Sunday; the museum offices would be mercifully vacant. The back parking lot lay empty, the silence beguiling. No one would distract Rita from her critical mission: submitting the grant proposal. Museum admissions barely covered the salary for her underpaid and overworked … read more »