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Kiss of Vesuvius

  Black clouds billowed from the mountain that overlooked the city. Lightning split the darkness with sudden flashes of white. Claudius choked on the stench of sulfur as he turned the corner to get to his villa. Panic gripped his

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Meet Melanie Dickerson

It’s our pleasure to welcome Melanie Dickerson to the Lightning Blog today! A bestselling author of fairy tales reimagined, Melanie lends us her talents in the latest issue of Spark with a story that proves Ancient History is still heart-pounding

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Troy’s Ancient Fish Market :: Flash Fiction

The fish market in Troy rang with a swarm of voices. Tarun slapped two more fish on his table, looked up at the sun, and sighed. Oh that the citadel’s shade would reach his booth! His merchandise could use the

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