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The Final Expedition - Episode 16

A Microdose of Fiction Series

By Matthew FrommPublished 6 months ago 1 min read
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You can catch up on the rest of the series HERE

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“Finally, a calm night’s rest,” Gregor said as Malden stepped out of the telegraph station. His telegraph to Arthur had been short but confirmed all of his suspicions.

“I prefer the food to the sleep, personally,” Jacob said. “I arranged us transport. Won’t be a pleasant journey, but we’ve had worse.”

“Unfortunately, my friend, this is the end of my road.”

Jacob looked at him, taken aback.

“The motherland calls. Its soil has become too drenched in blood. I–”

Gregor crumpled. Around them, crowds parted like the Red Sea.

Jacob dove as brick rained down like the rains of Passchendaele.

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Author’s Note

Welcome to A Microdose of Fiction, a series of genre fiction micro-stories that offer you an exclusive glimpse into expansive worlds. We're coming up to the end, so it's a perfect time to catch up. If you've enjoyed this, please leave a like and an insight below. If you really enjoyed this, tips to fuel my coffee addiction are always appreciated. All formatting is designed for desktops. You can check out all my works below:

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About the Creator

Matthew Fromm

Full-time nerd, history enthusiast, and proprietor of random knowledge. The best way to find your perfect story is to make it yourself.

Here there be dragons, and knights, and castles, and quests for entities not wished to be found.

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  • Lamar Wiggins6 months ago

    Ugh!!! Not looking good at this point. Nice cliff hanger and episode!

  • Addison M6 months ago

    This has been an excellent series. Each a delicious breadcrumb of intrigue or a cliffhanger. Wonder if/how Jacobs going to get out of this one.

  • Mother Combs6 months ago

    💚

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