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The Akul

Episode 2, Rick Marshal

Photo by Max LaRochelle on Unsplash

“Ashisha shoo, Ashisha shoo,” black forms sat in rows, in an amphitheater carved from reddish-brown rock, chanting. The Shadowy nightmare ebbed and flowed in clarity, not quite materializing into a reality. Then Rick woke to intense pain everywhere. Tears formed in his eyes, and it was difficult to breathe. He was looking up at the treetops. It was daytime; the shadows of the canyon walls kept the mean sun from him and…



Total Fiction is an On-Line Publication that publishes Fiction writing. Total Fiction will publish all Genera and all lengths. From Micro Fiction to Book Length. If it is a good Fiction tale, there is a place here for it in Total Fiction. We will accept Sci-Fi to Westerns.

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T. Mark Mangum

For the serious reader. Short, compelling fiction for the serious reader. I use Imagination, wonder, and surprise to create my tales. Please Enjoy reading them.