Ariel Cross
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Ariel Cross is a fantasy author and blogger with a love for representation and subversion. To them, happiness is a warm glass of mead on a cold day.

From the mind of Ariel

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POETRY – Shiver

What is it that sends shivers up your spine? A walk in the graveyard, or a walk to your own grave will have you confronting your own fears.

Ariel Cross
July 22, 2021
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Stop It With the Straight {Pride} Crap

“iF wE hAvE tO pUt Up WiTh gAy PrIdE, WhY iSn’T tHeRe A sTrAiGhT pRiDe???” is not as great a question as you think, buddy.

Ariel Cross
June 8, 2021
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{Do Me a Favor}: Directions for the Devil

Have you ever met the Devil? If you have you may have done them a favor without knowing what it was or what that would mean for your afterlife.

Ariel Cross
May 27, 2021
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Reduce, Reuse, {Recycle}: An Autumn Court PSA

Trevor doesn’t want to be lectured about what or how to recycle. But the Autumn has been watching, and now it’s a lesson he will learn the hard way.

Ariel Cross
April 20, 2021
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A {Space} of Safety: The Thorns of Spring

Terrified after being chased, Aery finds their way into a garden where a woman help protect them from harm. But what happens to the intruders?

Ariel Cross
March 19, 2021
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{The Light at the End of the Tunnel}: The Long and Winding Dream

Life’s challenges sometimes find us in the night, while we’re sleeping, supposedly at rest. Sometimes the long and winding road helps us find the light.

Ariel Cross
March 11, 2021
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{Junk Mail} and Summer’s Wrath

A scam company sends mailers to unsuspecting victims. But this time, they’ve sent their junk mail to the wrong place. And they’re going to pay for it.

Ariel Cross
March 4, 2021
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{Thin Ice}: The Pale Woman of Winter

Ethan follows the pale woman onto the icy lake, entranced as though he’s under her spell. What opportunity, or danger, lies ahead?

Ariel Cross
February 9, 2021
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{Moving Day:} A Prayer for Boredom on Inauguration Day

After all the frenetic, stressful tension and anxiety leading up to inauguration, we could all use some good old fashioned boredom.

Ariel Cross
January 20, 2021
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