When I start on one of these prompts, I write notes about where I see the story going. It's very rare that those ideas make it into the story...For instance: one of the original ideas for this story was a man with a parakeet who could identify demons. 🤔😈
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Cigarette smoke curled into the night air in the circle of light cast by the lone street light. Outside of that circle, however, the shadows writhed with everything dark and dangerous. The gloom concealed the thieves, the prostitutes, the murderers. At least until an unsuspecting bystander got caught in a snare and was swallowed by the night.
Damien was no stranger to these shadows. In fact, he often sought them...
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