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Dark Star, The Fifty-Second Chapter – Dressing

I flick through the clothes on the rail. They’re all the same, mostly. A frumpy sea of greens and browns. When Daddy asked for a “whole outfit”, does that mean just trousers and a shirt? Or a jumper too? I … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Fifty-First Chapter – Gathering

The hay is scratchy through the material of my dress but I barely notice, mesmerised by the pretty girls dancing around the pole. Wrapping their ribbons this way and that. The fair buzzes around us, children laughing, pelting through the … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Fiftieth Chapter – Snowing

“Fetch me another one.” That’s what Daddy said to me. The last words he’ll ever say to me. Soon you’ll be dead. The voice calls out from the darkness of my mind. The beast is awake again. Chill bites at … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Forty-Ninth Chapter – Bargaining

This one will be a good one. He took much longer than the others. Fought back harder. Daddy had to get the chains for this one. Perhaps it’s because he’s older than the other pets. I wouldn’t call this one … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Forty-Eighth Chapter – Bathing

I need to be careful with this one. Careful and clever. The last one made Daddy angry so we didn’t get to keep it anymore. Daddy loved him until he was all gone. I know it’s what the pet would … Continue reading

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