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In Darkness Burning by Bailey Queen ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Photo 1: A young man, with striking light eyes, is dressed in ceremonial garb. Is he a magic user? He has seen something terrible. There is a heaviness to his gaze. Photo 2: A second picture below of a man without any armor or garb on shows someone crying. Tragedy. Loss. Despair. Wistfulness. See the photos here STORY… Read more »

Char by M. Caspian ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A round-faced young man stands angled toward the viewer, his vivid red hair falling around his shoulders. He looks out of the picture, to the right of the viewer, and in his left hand he cups the huge head of a gray dragon, its yellow eyes gleaming. Embers and ash drift down around them. See the photo here… Read more »

Catalina Blues by Marlo York ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A black and white photograph of a dripping-wet, naked gunner standing in a flying boat’s cupola, manning his machine gun. His long crew cut hangs in his face, his headphones protect his ears, and he stares out against his enemy with concentration. Behind him on a small bit of wall is a poster showing silhouettes of Japanese warships…. Read more »

Metamorphic Heart by Alexis Woods and K.C. Faelan ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A virile, young Greek warrior kneels before a white marble column. He wears brown pteruges around his waist, bracers on his forearms and greaves on his lower legs. One arm is crossed over his body to grip the handle of his still-sheathed sword. His stare is intense and piercing, even as a host of green snakes slither down… Read more »

Mr. Felcher’s Grand Emporium by Eric Alan Westfall ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Ah. Hmmm. Let’s put it this way. The photo is a composite of six actual nineteenth-century photos, each showing two men enjoying themselves in most deliciously flagrante delicto manner: a supporting chair, a numbered pair, a doggy’s pride, a horseman’s ride, a side slide so fair, a leg in the air. More specific? Well, then: fucking over a… Read more »

The Sacrificial Knight by Kestrel Drake ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Through the mist-swept streets of the capital city, a young knight leads a dragon on an enormous pair of reins. Though the creature towers over the knight, it follows willingly, its intense blue gaze focused on the man who looks back over his shoulder, the connection between them intense and undeniable. See the photo here STORY LETTER: Dear… Read more »

Poetry & Engineering by A.R. Noble ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: An adorable young man shyly hides his mouth behind his hand. His dark, spiky hair and three days’ beard growth contrast with his amazing green-gray eyes. Maybe he’s flirting, maybe he’s considering his next move. See the photo here STORY LETTER: Dear Author, He arrived this morning. With his gentle smile, his soothingly low, confident voice, and a… Read more »

What Matters Most by J.R. Barten ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The photo is black and white. In it is a middle-aged man with a buzz haircut and a short beard. He is wearing faded jeans. He is shirtless, and his chest is muscular and dusted with dark hair. He is smiling, looking down at a baby cradled in his arms. This child is about three months old, and… Read more »

When the Stars Go Cold by Destiny Kyle ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: The two pictures show two different guys. The first one is black-haired, gray-eyed and has pointy ears. He is holding his head with one hand, as if something bad has happened and he is wondering what to do. The second one is blond, blue-eyed, and is sitting in shallow water like he has tripped and fallen. See the… Read more »

Sacrifices Worth Making by Mike Greysen ♥

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PHOTO DESCRIPTION: Sunlight streams through an open bedroom window, illuminating two young men. One, seated on the floor with his back against the side of the bed, sports short brown hair and a trimmed beard. The other, lying horizontally across the top of the bed, has short black hair and a smooth face. The back of his neck and head… Read more »