Author: Ben Shearer

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Holy Men in Unholy Times

Apocalyptic Short Story My breathing became labored as chilled air pulled through the damp cloth covering my face. It was a formality, as most doctors knew; a small comfort for the dying. Those entering...

Dream Short Stories 0

Catching Clarity

Short Stories   There was no fear in those first few minutes. Later I would note my inability of action despite the severity of the situation. I would follow with a suspicion that I...

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Holy Men In Unholy Times – Part Five

Serial Story   A bright sunset nestled the horizon, casting vague shadows through the oaken forest. Most people would find it beautiful, but to Daniel It was sufficiently underwhelming. Perhaps he had become jaded...

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Holy Men In Unholy Times – Part Four

Gothic Short Stories   Early morning light cast intimidating beams of shadow through the mist laden forest. This was nothing than a distraction to John, who had already been up for hours. His eyelids...

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Holy Men in Unholy Times – Part Three

Short Story   The cool, damp, air of early spring pulled heavily into friar John’s labored breaths. His legs grew weary, yet there was a unyielding passion that kept him upright. How many days...

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Holy Men in Unholy Times – Part Two

Gothic Short Stories   The bright fluorescent light of James’ lantern pierced the darkness of the ancient catacombs, buried in the deepest corners of the Vatican. Books lay scattered and rotting among piles of...