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Call to Arms
Good Magical Mischief, friends and potential foes. Life sure has a funny way of sending us the twist

Nov 09

Reflecting

I miss the flutterThe first feelings of loveLike waking upI miss the rush from new lipsPressed nervouslyWanting more but holding backI don't miss the chainsThe loss of freedomCuts and bruises from handsMolding me into a caricature Barely resembling meI miss the startBut every start has a finish

Oct 21

Chapter Three: Fanning the Flame

The sound of receipt paper printing, the hose in the dish pit, and the fryer alarms going off were drowned out by Kendra explaining in a bored tone how to navigate the ancient computer program. Apparently, basic hygiene and food handling were skills not everyone possessed."You're going to click this doo-dad, and then it'll take you…" Her voice trailed off, eyes locked on the screen as an arrow in the center spun in a circle. Finally, the browser loaded, and she... more

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Oct 09

Chapter Two: From Mundane to Monotonous

Ari's head whirred with questions during that night, but she stifled all of them and allowed the human, who hadn't offered his own name, to give her what information he could on this job. He gave her an address to meet with his boss the next day, cautioning her to be discreet.Knowing exactly what that meant, she scavenged her wardrobe and wig collection for the most ordinary disguise she could come up with – a challenging task in a city where everyone looked wildly diverse.... more

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Sep 25

Chapter One: Welcome to Idlewild

No matter how dark the city looked, blanketed in smog from the industrial buildings and cancerous chemicals that served to maintain some semblance of a perpetually progressing community, the humidity bore the truth of summertime in Idlewild. Ari flicked her cigarette and watched the flecks of hot, red ash disappear before hitting the ground 13 floors below. The wailing of sirens echoed in the distance, as they did every day of every week.Life had become mundane for the chaos pixie in the last... more

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