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My Perfect Crime

CapucineV, ago

There is no such thing as a perfect crime! Because they think a perfect crime is a crime without any clues. There’s no beauty in that! It’s not up to the police to define what makes a perfect ... [+]

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Henry Banner is my friend. We are never apart, he stays by my side from morning to night. He will always be there for me when things are tough. The problem with Henry is that he doesn’t have a ... [+]

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The Purse

DFM, ago

She was walking calmly along, glancing distractedly into store windows. There were few people on the pavement. Her purse was over her shoulder, her hands in her jacket pockets.
They could not ... [+]

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Grandma

Muriel Meunier, ago

The wind was blowing in gusts, buffeting the car, which swerved dangerously towards the precipice. Down below, the waves broke with deafening noise on the rocks. It was magnificent but terrifying. I ... [+]

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The Hunt

Romane Endell, ago

People usually think it is men, tough men, the sort who are in jail at the age of sixteen and get out at thirty, who do this kind of thing.

Well, I am a girl, I have been fifteen for forty-nine... [+]

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La Matinale des Lycéens 2014 - Micro-nouvelles
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For a long time he kept his finger pressed to his victim’s pulse. Right there, where the life within you beats, tickling your thumb. At least, when it is still there, life. After which he ... [+]

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The Road to the Stars

Alexandre, ago

The figures were reflected in the thick lenses of his glasses as they sped past. His hands darted nimbly around the keyboard, the fingers moving frenetically and with ease over the keys.

It had... [+]

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The Missing Link

Robert Dorazi, ago

Fergus McAdams died on 10 September 1547, during the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, when a very straight arrow pierced his heart.
When he awoke, the arrow had disappeared, but his leg felt very heavy. ... [+]

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