Author: Francisco Leyva

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A Worm Story

Short Story   It’s clear to me now that I was not a normal child. Like my peers, I enjoyed watching TV and playing with toys but there was something oddly unique to me...

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An Immortal’s Suicide

Short Story   He watched, agitated, as they died around him. Family after family, loved one after loved one, it didn’t matter. They would grow old, get sick. Always the same. Always by himself at...

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The Tramp – Part Five

Serial Story   Down the road, the Tramp saw a collection of cars jumbled together in a massive crash that must have contained at the very least eight automobiles. Knowing he didn’t have enough...

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The Tramp – Part Four

Serial Story   The Tramp began a mad frenzy of a display running through the crowds of fleeing people. His blades were thirsty for blood and he was more than willing to quench their...

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Freak – Part Six

Serial Fiction   “Do you think we should help him?” “Nah, its just that kid from third hour — you know the one. He’s always staring at you.” “I know … but he just seems...

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The Golf Club – Part One

Fiction Story   I’ve never once felt comfortable at my job. Every moment is thinly veiled with the aura of desperation. It is horrid. Together my colleague Sheriff and I are nearly synonymous with...

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The Malevolent One — Part Four

Serial Fiction Story   Joe followed his father down the beautiful white steps of the historic building, staggering his steps. A servant opened and closed the awaiting car door for them as they slid...

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The Tramp – Part Three

Dystopian Short Stories   The tramp walked slowly around the table, fingers twitching on the handles of his blades as adrenaline entered his bloodstream. “Samantha, please keep your voice down. I’m not going to...

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The Tramp – Part Two

Dystopian Short Stories   Trent Coy was a man of 20 by the time the Tramp came knocking on his door. The young man had worked hard and fast. He already was married and...

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Freak – Part Five

Serial Short Story “Hey!” Any of the gallantry he had only moments ago was whisked away in an instant. Freak felt as his bowels clenched and then loosened. A smidgen of urine now streamed...

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The Malevolent One – Part Two

New Fiction Stories   The decapitated head of the woman dangles lifelessly. A metal pole shoved up her neck where her spine normally would be keeps her suspended in the air. Her face represents...

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The Tramp — Part One

Dystopian Short Stories   From his high vantage point he had a terrific view of the poor sap below him. The Kid sat in a tiny room made of concrete — the ceiling had...

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Freak – Part Four

Serial Short Story   Attention now turned toward his wounded hand. He didn’t have any bandages and he was without the energy left to rip off another shred of shirt. The sharp taste of...

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Freak – Part Three

Serial Short Story   What he discovered was unsettling to say the least. It wasn’t a lengthy gash, by any means — but it was substantial. Yet, it wasn’t the size of the injury...

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Freak – Part Two

Serialized Fiction   Pain. Pain. Pain. When he woke up all he knew was the excruciating pain, all along his body it tormented him but the majority of it resonated from his left thigh....

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Freak – Part One

Short Story   He was cold as he always was and starving in the only way he knew how. He had dwindling supplies so the next few days would be rough as his body...

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Why?

Gothic Fiction   I feel compelled to answer the question that has been long been asked. In my experience, it is the one I hear most often of all. Why? Always…why? Whether their sulking...