Wednesday Briefs: November 17, 2021

Here is a list of all the authors flashing this week, along with a brief snippet from their latest free work. Click the link after the snippet to be taken to the complete story on the author’s home page.

Garret Farm: Part 13 by J Ray Lamb

Sandy picked up the NDA from the table and read through it.

Standard stuff here – he thought as he read it.

It wasn’t until he got to the ‘Remedies and Enforcement’ section that he stopped and realized this was far from a standard contract. It was considered valid until his death and enforcement for violation included a public accounting of all of his actions while employed on the farm and all of his assets up to and including his person.

What the fuck is going on out here?! – he was curious but he wasn’t sure he was that curious.

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An Unholy Alliance #25 (6.4) by Julie Lynn Hayes

I scowled at Tyrone as I slipped past him into the dimly lit interior of Hannibal’s Hideaway but I fear the effect I was striving for was lost on the man. I didn’t like being made fun of, never had. As a child, this had led to more than a few fisticuffs with my brothers, who were quick to take advantage of my sensitivity to slights and never hesitated to ally themselves against me. Because of such intimidation, as I grew older, I learned to defend myself in any way I could. Being turned only served to enhance what skills I possessed, as my brothers quickly learned to their great chagrin when they no longer held the advantage of their vampirism over me. With time, their attacks became less physical and more verbal. I suffered their slings and arrows

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Ancalagon: Chapter Sixty-five by Cia Nordwell

“Records from last exam?”  

That didn’t sound good. Were they running in-depth scans on the skimmer? “Look, I know you were probably all over the place looking for me, but I’m here. I’m safe. I have a lot of information I can share with you, but those weapons make me nervous, which make the cerops with me nervous. If we could all stay calm, I think things will go better.”  

Dr. Vikrish had turned to face the younger scientist who had tapped on his shoulder. As I spoke, he turned back toward me, his head cocked to one side. “Looking

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