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The Final Expedition - Episode 3

A Microdose of Fiction Series

By Matthew FrommPublished 10 months ago 1 min read
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The Final Expedition - Episode 1

The Final Expedition - Episode 2


“Of course,” Malden said.

“Supposedly, he found his tomb in the Caucasus.”

“Well…didn’t expect that.”

Arthur handed him a letter. “Neither did I. This heavily implies there’s more to discuss, but some devilish Reds interrupted him…”

“...So, the Crown wants a look.” Malden bowed forward, interested.


“Russia it is then! I’ll need a coat.”

“I’ll make sure one’s waiting…in Zurich.”


“You expect a gentleman curator to guide you into Russia? You’ll need Gregor. Keep it tidy, and between us, Jacob. Please.” Arthur said seriously.

“Your worry is unbecoming, Arthur. When do I ever take risks? Nightcap?”


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. Every week, new installments and stand-alone adventures, all under 101 words, will transport you to far-flung worlds. I hope that these stories will provide entertainment while you eat your toast, and start your day on an adventurous note.

Make sure to check out the most recent releases of the current series, The Final Expedition and the Twilight of Ares, which will be pinned to my profile (linked here), and prepare to embark on a journey of imagination in bite-sized portions. Stay tuned for more exciting adventures to come!

The next episode of The Final Expedition will drop on 6/23. Subscribe to get it delivered directly to your feed and enjoy a quick read over your next cup of coffee.

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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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  • Ian Read10 months ago

    Zurich?!? Interesting work, Matthew!

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