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The Final Expedition - Episode 4

A Microdose of Fiction Series

By Matthew FrommPublished 10 months ago 1 min read
Created with Midjoureny

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Malden lay in his dilapidated Whitechapel apartment, hoping the scotch would drown out Mrs. Rossly’s heavy footsteps above.

He tucked tomorrow's train and ferry tickets away in his journal. One ways? Arsehole.

It was a curious task. These rumors and tales surfaced occasionally, and he let himself foolishly hope this an adventure worthy of the penny dreadfuls. He was tired of senseless graverobbing.

The empty bottle rolled and shattered against the floor.

Instantly, Jacob was back in Flander’s trenches. He dove under the table and covered his head.

Luckily, it was only the shakes this time… and not the screams.


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 6/30. Subscribe to get it delivered directly to your feed and enjoy a quick read over your next cup of coffee.

SeriesShort StoryMicrofictionHistoricalAdventure

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 Wiggins10 months ago

    Interesting developments. Thank you for the dose.

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