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Evil Flash Fiction by Patrick M. Tracy

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Bronar XI: All These Darkened Roads

November 14, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy The deep heart of the night arrived, and Tahni trailed after Bronar’s footprints. The broken twigs where he’d pressed his mighty shoulders through a narrow game trail made it easy. And the smell of gore. Those tales the bards told, of chaste maidens and heroes without stains or sins…all those imaginings […]

Bronar VIII: Melee Among the Ashes

September 5, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy That screaming. Her own voice, echoing off the scorched walls between burned out buildings. The wreckage of Evaldr, burned in the attempt at killing them and burned for naught. Tahni’s spear-haft smashed against a scrawny manchild’s knee and burst the bones out the inside of his thigh. His pain cry joined […]

Bronar VII: Through Fire

August 5, 2018

By Patrick M. Tracy It always hurt. Not because he meant it to, not because he was cruel. Bruises from his blunt and heavy hands would bloom upon the corners of her like the shadows of birds in a misty sky. Tahni was tougher now, the strain and deprivation of a warrior’s life rarifying her […]