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Egress In The Night-Arrondissement-Part Forty-Seven

                                                             Excerpted from La Vérité                                                                                                                            “Mayhem on the Moon”                                                                    By E.P. Ranque                                              November 10th, 394th Year of … Continue reading

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The Dead Do Not Pay Taxes-Arrondissement Part Forty-Two

“It can’t be done!” stated Mistress Rosamund. “And yet it was.” “Imma tellin’ you, while you can banish a spirit from a building-“ “Yes, I’ve witnessed more than a few,” interrupted Detective Durand. “-Goody fer you. But that just prevents … Continue reading

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In And Out With Words-Arrondissement Part Thirty Nine

Les Requêtes was full of people looking to forget their troubles and enjoy themselves. A foursome of dandies, their clothes shifting through the invisible spectrum all drank from a bowl of smoking liquid using silk straws. A jazz band was … Continue reading

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You’ll Be Fine… Really-Arrondissement Part Thirty Five

It was an ordinary building. No, elaborate facades, fanciful decorations, or memorable features. Just a three-story, stone office building with a tarnished brass plaque by the front door. Just the sort of place you might walk past every day without … Continue reading

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Dangling Threads-Arrondissement Part Thirty Three

The day had started cool and rainy, but by noon, it was unseasonably warm, though still overcast. A small gathering of ghosts, their ectoplasm washed out even in the gloomy light, hovered near the worn tombstone. Madame Rosamund and Mr. … Continue reading

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Dead Desires-Arrondissement Part Twenty Nine

Detective Durand carefully walked down the worn stone steps of the spiral staircase. She ran her left hand along the wall and carried and a candle in her right. This was not a place for the living or at least … Continue reading

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I Have No Idea-Arrondissement Part Twenty Five

“Two cafés.” Sergeant Arpin stood with Detective Durand at the street vendor near the Gendarmerie. The rich aroma of ground beans and the hiss of boiling water fought against the hurly-burly of the Arrondissement. “How goes your missing ghost case?” … Continue reading

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Terrible Freedom-Arrondissement Part Twenty One

Frost crunched underfoot as she entered the room. Every part of the chamber was covered in a thin layer of ice. Mistress Rosamund drew her wrap closer to herself and regarded Etitan. He had grown gaunt, his eyes sunken and … Continue reading

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Death and Complications-Arrondissement Part Twelve

The brasserie was silent except for the occasional clink of a glass, the turning of a page, the gentle glug of a drink being poured or the footsteps of the wait staff. In a corner, sat a woman dressed in … Continue reading

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