Goddess

The Keystone

I shoved my other hand into my pocket and fingered the silver key there. The energy coursed through me as the key dissolved into my palm. The black bag flashed with a silver light, but I bet none of them noticed. […]

Goddess

Charmed, I’m Sure

“This one is to my apartment. It’s the backup key.” He managed a smile as he handed it to me. The metal glimmered as I touched it, but he didn’t notice. […]

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Give Them a Chance to Surprise You

Keys are special and not because they open doors, but because they hold an impression of both the door and the opener. A bit of mortal life force clings to an opening, and that is enough spark for me to connect with the human. […]

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Vegas Breakfast

I swear his almond brown eyes were puppy-dogging and I had a thing for dogs. Besides, one of the God elixirs the mortals had managed to find was coffee. “Fine, breakfast—but separate bills and a one-time thing. Got it?” […]

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The Routine

Mortals had a weird idea of object value, and Americans were even quirkier. The cliché said one man’s junk was another man’s treasure, and it was true, but the drive was all marketing. […]

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Nightly Happenings in Vegas

I’d walked from my night job to meet my client. The moon was a waxing crescent and by the time I got to the cemetery it was fully up. I hopped the fence and walked […]