Posts Tagged ‘fiction’

A chill wind ¬†went through the entire forest, blowing some of the late summer leaves off the trees. Darrin lay behind one of the larger rocks on the ridge, providing him with just the right amount of hiding space and protection. It allowed him to avoid the view of the enemy and still keep watch […]


Lydia

21Jan13

Frank pulled into the rest area off I-95 heading south in Virginia. He had been driving for almost ten hours at this point with only breaks for gas and he was pretty tired. There was no way he was going to reach Raleigh, North Carolina by the time he had hoped. It was already 3 […]


Jason never understood why his grandmother didn’t like him that much. He was successful, easily the most successful in his family, and much more than his younger brother Tim. What had Tim ever done besides have a constant need for money? Yet their grandmother was always complaining about how Jason could do things differently or […]


A big flash of the fluorescent light overhead jolted Steven back to the present. He stared at the access point again, hoping for some kind of answer to either what happened back then or what was happening now. The door offered him nothing, just the coldness and silence of the cement crusting the inside of […]


Steven had seen it in the basement when he moved in. Uncle Louis told him it was there and still worked fine, so it was really just a matter of retrieving it. He made sure to grab his cell phone and put it in his shorts pocket before heading to the basement. He knew it […]


Something Real

05Jul12

“Tell me something real.” He rolled back over to face her, trying to push off sleep so he could listen to her. “What?” he mumbled. “Tell me something real.” Her face was inches from his now, smiling at him. He blinked a few times to focus on her, the deep blue of her eyes, her […]


“You okay?,” Oscar said, grabbing hold of Steven as he fell over. “Yeah, I’m fine,” Steven told him, getting ready to stand back up. Steven hesitated for a moment before he stood. Looking closer at the ground around the scorch marks, he noticed some small, black ants. Some of the ants were carting off a […]



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