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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 Forty-Fourth Chapter – Rescuing

Up in my tower I wait for a valiant knight to come and rescue me. I’m in the tallest tower of the whole castle. Cursed by a wicked witch when I was born I’m destined to wait here, protected by … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Thirty-First Chapter – Introducing

We’d thought we were alone, Daddy and I. Alone except for the dead, slumbering peacefully in their eternal beds. They pay us no mind, I can scream and thrash and crash from tomb to tomb and all returns to peaceful … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Twentieth Chapter – Dawning

Each footstep echoes back at me as if in answer to my march forwards down the central aisle. A cold recognition of my presence in this so called holy place. Not a welcoming response but one of unwavering indifference. The … Continue reading

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Dark Star, The Nineteenth Chapter – Praying

“Why is she wearing a funny dress Daddy?” “It’s not really a dress my darkling, it’s what she has to wear for work. It’s like a uniform.” “For work? What does she do?…and why won’t she be quiet? Who’s she … Continue reading

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