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Aura Wilming

I thought my first red flag in a relationship was hilarious

I don’t know what to call what we were doing. It wasn’t a discussion. It wasn’t a debate. It wasn’t bickering. It wasn’t even verbal sparring. It was a little bit of all of that, with a dash of lighthearted bragging and a pinch of rivalry.

We were on opposite sides of an issue. I can’t remember what the issue was — this was over twenty years ago — it was something unimportant, I think. Unimportant, but neither of us were willing to stand down from our point of view. …


The steel pipe connected hard with Allen’s thigh.

“Hey!” he yelled. He jumped back, narrowly avoiding a second swing of the pipe aimed at his abdomen. Glass tinkled as the pipe impacted the wing mirror on the car instead.

Panic set in along with a dull throbbing pain in his leg. He might have pushed it too far this time. Obviously leaving the pipe there as a sort of set dressing had been a mistake.

He saw Patrick raise his improvised weapon over his head and bring it down in a double handed swing.

“Wait!” Allen shrieked. He tried…


This week’s editor’s picks:

Other fantastic submissions:

Dear Knobbiers,

Recently, when we as editors get together to sort out the new batch of submissions we say, “This will be our best edition yet.” Each week those words are true and each week your stories outdo the stories of the week before. The Dragon edition is no exception. I am not using hyperbole when I say that for a while we seriously considered the idea of featuring everyone.

In the end we settled on Nicole’s Every Home Should Have One, Jeffrey’s Cover Blown At The Opera and Louise’s How To Defeat Dragons as our editor’s picks.

However, the…

Aura Wilming

Writer of fiction, blogs and erotica. Frequency in that order. Popularity in reverse.

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