Monthly Archives: May 2015

Looking for Lucas (part three)

The foreboding image of the ship came to mind relentlessly; Eagle fair smelled the sea and heard the cry of pillaging gulls. Their sound filled his dreams and was there when he awoke – in Liverpool.  He had slept all … Continue reading

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Looking for Lucas (part two)

While the Eagle household wore an air of mourning for Lucas’s loss, it got little sympathy for its plight among friends and neighbours.  Sir Walter had said it was for the best, adopting the same dismissive tone he might have … Continue reading

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Looking for Lucas (part one)

In the next series of posts Eagle’s black clerk, Lucas Thorpe, has gone missing.   ‘Gone? – what do you mean, gone?’ growled Eagle, irritated by Sukey’s intrusion as he sat at his desk.  The little patience he had that … Continue reading

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John’s brush with magic (part two)

She had one green eye and one blue. The ball struck her in the socket beneath the green, leaving a red eye leaking blood directly below.  Both eyes at the moment of death still sparkled, till death worked its predictable … Continue reading

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