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Byte Fiction

Take a break and enjoy short fiction stories. /Imagination precipitates reality./

It's a Succulent Affair

23 Nov 2021 1 minute read 7 comments Scopeman

With me and succulents it was not love at first sight. I could not tell you what it was about them, but I never quite fancied them. This is me who as a child had dozens of plants, including a few succulents, in my little nursery at the back of our fa...

Reflections of Sunshine - Part 2

3 Jun 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

II. I slept and I saw her again, radiant and glowing. We played, we laughed, we cuddled and I felt warm. I had missed the feeling. Then we spoke, voice like silk, Jerusalem bells ringing…the sound of innocence, though slightly tempered by experience,...

Reflections of Sunshine - Part 1

31 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

Life is a moment. Hereafter is uncertain. People die of common sense, or a lack of it, one lost moment at a time. I know this because I have experienced what it’s like to lose someone, one moment at a time. This is the true story of my very great lov...

Beneath Her Beautiful (Book Excerpt)

16 May 2021 4 minute read 3 comments Scopeman

Here’s a picture of Chimdinma. That opal rosary of hers was basically priceless. She kept it pinned to the inside of her bra, over her heart, at all times when she wasn’t using it. Partly for divine protection, partly out of the convenience of never...

Lovers or Friends - Part 1: Your Weekend Dose of Literary Goodness on Publish0x

2 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

I. He was going to propose to her. He had everything planned out. The engagement ring, the restaurant, his line; every aspect was considered and taken care of. He called her to confirm the meeting, she had tests in school the next week, but they agre...

Pink Affection: In the Dormitory's Bathroom - Your Weekend Dose of Literary Goodness

25 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

The first time I kissed Kelechi it was unintentional. I’m not saying I did not like it eventually, but she made me do it. All the sweet words she whispered in my ear made her hips so adorable and desirable. After I kissed her, she smiled, and I knew...

THE DEPARTURE - Your midweek dose of goodness for a Crypto bullish week

21 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

It was five in the morning. A sound woke me up. I had never heard a man cry before. It sounded like an animal, trapped, and begging for freedom. I went downstairs wearing only my undersized bathrobe and my underwear beneath it. My father never smoked...

LILIBETH - Your dose of weekend goodness after the recent Crypto plunge

18 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

Kate was tossing and turning in bed, her tummy round and big as if a beach ball was stuffed inside. ‘Patrick’, she cried.  ‘Patrick!’ she cried out louder. Amidst tired yawns and stretching he responded, ‘Yes Kate, what’s the problem?’ ‘I think the b...

Walk Away or Stay Put

17 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Scopeman

He would beat her for the most trivial of reasons. If breakfast was not ready by 7a.m every day, except on weekends, then she had served trouble for herself. He would take out his belt, the one he never wore, and swing it this way and that. When he’s...

KIRIGI – a flash fiction story

15 Apr 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Scopeman

As soon as he hung up the phone, Kirigi knew that he had to get moving, there wasn’t much time before people began to hear the news. The Head of State had just died. They were going to announce that he died of internal bleeding caused by the rupture...