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An Old Friend

An Old Friend

It is a common building, in a neighbourhood known for its tall arches and its flower-laden balconies. I climb up the stairs one by one, holding firmly onto the railing, and,...

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A Line Not to Fall Over

A Line Not to Fall Over

« Move away, I’m going to get it!”, I shout to Rebecca before plunging my head once again under the water. My fiancée complies, and the creature, that was hiding behind her left...

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The Salt Flower

The Salt Flower

I am about to finish the chapter when the dog’s loud barks make me jump in surprise. The clever one has entered into the room when I least expected it. I stare at him, my heart...

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The Red Storm

The Red Storm

My heart suddenly jumps inside my chest, and I feel myself falling into a void. I certainly must have let out a cry, but can’t be sure about it. I run my hands across the...

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The Red Sword

The Red Sword

Sitting at the back of the Zil, Kaiser and I are coming to the end of a game of belote started that very morning at the breakfast table. The driver who, apparently, isn’t very...

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Devil on the Hill

Devil on the Hill

As we approach the highway belt, the van turns right onto a brightly-lit road, then starts accelerating again. For ten straight minutes, it keeps going full-speed, just barely...

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Pheasant Island

Pheasant Island

Once again, the scene repeats itself: I feel the fly landing inside my ear. Its humming noise wakes me up and I desperately attempt to crush it under my fingers before it flies...

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An indiscreet Master

An indiscreet Master

The noise of heavy footsteps is heard in the corridor and the door suddenly opens. The Master enters the room and stops, tapping the buckle of his belt with his finger as a way...

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Journey to a Fiery Realm

Journey to a Fiery Realm

Just when the whole village is about to fall asleep, the squirrel wanders on the cobbled path and stops a few meters away from the tent. I see its little nose wriggling and its...

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A Song of Loss

A Song of Loss

Laying in a crown of flowers, the skull is gazing at the valley down below. “How nice were the times when I still had a tongue and could taste the wine of life. What a delight it...

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The Invisible Secret

The Invisible Secret

A short distance away from the forest, the little hut seems to be crushed under the intense heat that is flooding the meadow. Its roof only can be seen from a distance, as its...

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The Shine of Fire

The Shine of Fire

As far as the eye can see, the whole of nature is bursting out in a million flashes of light. The greenness of the forest has been swept away by a tidal wave of brilliance and...

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