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Something to stay awake for

Something to stay awake for

By Mark Ryan
A collection of stories sent to 74 year old Eiko Tanaka from around the world to entertain, enlighten and thrill.
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Something to stay awake for

Erode the ruin
Taken by the sea. A choice, if not blurred in the depths of despair, is a choice regardless. More at:
June 04, 2021
Gravitate to grief
Making sense of loss, both the actual and the imagined. Each one hurts a certain way. More at:
April 25, 2021
You hurt me like no other
That soul, that voice, the love; the enemy and the lover. The Satan, the opponent....the one. More at:
April 02, 2021
A loss can stain a heart, a soul, a life. No matter how hard we scrub, it will never be clean. Sometimes those that haunt us, can send us mad.  More at:
March 21, 2021
Turn of the tide
When death lingers on the horizon, angels come splashing to show the needs of others might be greater than our own. More at:
January 15, 2021
Grace & Josh
Kids can be cruel, but sometimes revenge is required to balance the scales. But to what degree? More at:
October 31, 2020
Trolls, not the small friendly ones, but those that require a warning. The villagers will yell 'troll' when they are near, but it's up to you to get to safety. More at: Story by Harley Holland
October 08, 2020
The Woods
Through the woods is quicker, and in some parts so beautiful. Yet there is talk of something within that is not so kind to those travellers looking for a short cut.  Is it worth the risk? More at:
September 25, 2020
Eiko's story
Eiko Tanaka recalls how she came to loose her sight after an encounter with an old woman. An encounter that everyone else would say was with the Wandering Witch. More at:
September 25, 2020
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Eiko loves stories. The fantastical, the bizarre, the creepy and the strange. She used to like reading them herself, but after her own frightening encounter, now she listens to them read to her by her granddaughter Nanoko. Here are the tales sent to her from around the world, that bury into her ear. More at:
September 25, 2020