Tag Archives: dystopia

Life is Beautiful!

I finished my 20th lap in the heated swimming pool and came out, drying my wet hair with a towel. I pressed the button on the remote, and messaged my butler to get me some Beluga Caviar. As I waited, … Continue reading

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Let the Storm Come!

Photo by jplenio at Pixabay.com Dark clouds gathered ominously over the city, threatening to unleash their full fury at a moment’s notice. But this time around, there were no panicked preparations to weather the storm. There was no need. There … Continue reading

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Those were the Days

Photo by Tony Dinh at Unsplash.com This used to be the most beautiful street in the city, wildly popular among residents as well as tourists. But not anymore. Not since the epidemic, after which the cages had to be emptied. … Continue reading

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Crushing the Revolution

Photo by Free-Photos at Pixabay.com I looked inside the cage and said, “Repeat after me, I will not try to flee again.” But the insolent cad chewed on a nut silently, ignoring me completely. “Open the cage,” I ordered the … Continue reading

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The Elusive Target

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I lie down at the edge of a small cliff, and look at the valley below me, spreading like the sea for as far as the eye can see. I’ve selected this place extremely carefully. … Continue reading

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Starting Over – Part 4

Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith, started another Finish The Story challenge, this one titled “Starting Over.” Here’s the first part: Ask anyone living today what they would do if they had a time machine, and they would respond with, “stop him … Continue reading

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The Writers Shall Inherit the Earth

Photo by Matt Artz at Unsplash “Are you sure these were the last of them?” I asked my General. “Yes Sir,” he replied. I sighed in relief. We’d managed to extract the last group of writers too. Now we could … Continue reading

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