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Strength (Tarot Tales)

A woman woke up at the bottom of a graded mine entrance with no idea how she got there. She was alone. She tried to move but her legs but they did not work. ∞ Would she be able to … Continue reading

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The World (Tarot Tales)

The world changed, transformed itself, into an entirely new configuration once each year. Only that which were within enclosures—buildings, walled towns or villages—stayed the same. But without, once the Change finished, it was all different. ∞ Knowing the Change was … Continue reading

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The Hierophant — Part II (Tarot Tales)

And now, the conclusion of this three-part story. ∞ We are back with the Hierophant and his audience of graduating students. He has given them the why of their existence and now he will relate the how. ∞ Tune in … Continue reading

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Judgment (Tarot Tales)

Part two of this story takes us to a planet called Meeqmar. There we will meet a creature named Mmph who has a grisly tale to tell of his visit to Earth. ∞ Horrified, the Court of the Elders convenes … Continue reading

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The Hierophant – Part I (Tarot Tales)

On a distant planet, the Hierophant, the Keeper of the Secrets, is facing a dilemma: When addressing the first graduating class should he disclose the true history of the planet and its occupants, or not? ∞ In this first of … Continue reading

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The Tower (Tarot Tales)

Three intrepid adventurers have come to an uncharted and supposedly cursed island to look for treasure. They soon find it is like nowhere else they have ever been: refreshing morning rain showers, intoxicating breezes, anomalous vegetation and an impenetrable circle … Continue reading

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The Hanged (Man) Woman (Tarot Tales)

I know the card says “The Hanged Man” but my Muse has insisted I change it to “The Hanged Woman.” And since she provides my inspiration, I listen. ∞ Miranda, the old crone of the kingdom, was beside herself with … Continue reading

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The Fool (Tarot Tales)

The director of a chemical research laboratory has given his drug-addicted son the run of the facility. Enough said. ∞∞ Word for Today: Leitmotif — The leitmotif of Mason’s stories was always the same — love conquers all. ∞∞∞

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The Hermit (Tarot Tales)

Who:     Two astronauts and a robot What:     An encrypted letter home Where:   Lunarbase 5 When:     Late 21st Century Why:       An AI has become sentient during a solar flare Solution: ??? ∞∞ Word for Today: Adventitious — Margaret said to her … Continue reading

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The Emperor (Tarot Tales)

The aging emperor awoke from his haunting dream realizing a decision had to be made. He soon must choose his successor, and that was an impossible decision.  Of his four children, his daughter was the best, but a female could … Continue reading

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