Category Archives: fantasy

The Rebirth

He opened his eyes to find himself in an empty home. He had no idea who he was, or how he’d come to be here. He tried to move, but screamed aloud in pain. His legs were just stumps, like … Continue reading

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The Sleepy Little Town

He woke up to the view of a glorious morning, sun shining bright and cheerful, with no clouds around to spoil its mood. It was going to be a spectacular day, he just knew it in his bones. But as … Continue reading

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If Wishes Were Ribbons…

We stared at the Wishing Tree with wonder. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent So majestic, so magical. I could SEE what great things could be done through its powers. “Cut it down,” I told my foreman, “we’ll use these ribbons … Continue reading

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The Doting Grandma

Sitting alone in her ramshackle cottage, the old lady grumbled as she sewed torn buttons back onto a shirt. “Boys these days,” she mumbled in frustration, “they fight like raccoons, and it is we who have to suffer.” Her rickety … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

As his beautiful wife opens the door, I stare longingly at the ornate interiors of his palatial mansion. All this could have been mine, if the boy whom I’d raised as my own son had not betrayed me. Unable to … Continue reading

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This Means War!

I bellowed with rage and frustration as I saw my son’s Student Of The Year Trophy melt away to nothing. Despite the numerous handicaps that he faced because of his background, our son had not only topped his year in … Continue reading

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The Beggar

It had been a long flight, and now I was exhausted beyond belief. But just as I was about to collapse, I saw the bench in the park. He was sitting on it calmly, eating a double cheeseburger and coke. … Continue reading

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