Category Archives: Ghost stories

Longing for Shadows Part X

**Continued from Part IX** “‘She’…” Rowan repeated as they came to another staircase.  “But our… Our… I don’t want to say ‘soul,’ but whatever it is, it isn’t gendered is it?” “No,” he told her as he gazed down the … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows Part IX

**Continued from Part VIII** The Necropolis was the most crowded city Rowan had ever been in.  Had it been a painting, the artist would have had to use their smallest brushes to painstakingly assemble each bit of black, gray, indigo, … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows Part VIII

**Continued from Part VII** There were two armored guards standing just outside the gates. They were tall, taller even than Peter, which seemed pretty rare. Their faces were hidden in the shadows of their helmets, and all that she could … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows Part VII

**Continued from Part VI** “You have to be careful here,” Peter told her.  “You might still be living, but the world of the dead doesn’t care.  They’re just as willing to keep you here as they are anyone who’s actually … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows Part VI

**Continued from Part V** The world of the dead had no sun to shine down on it.  Although it seemed as though it was always nighttime, it was not entirely dark.  The city of the dead had countless lights glowing … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows V

**Continued from part IV** The moment before he replied, confirming or denying what she had said, seemed infinitely long. She did not think until after she had uttered that name that perhaps it was not him after all. “The last … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows IV

**Continued from Part III** When she had said the final word, the magic words echoed through Rowan’s mind. She could hardly believe that she had said all of them, but they had rolled off her tongue with such ease. She’d … Continue reading

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