Tag Archives: dystopia

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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Games People Play

“I WON! I WON!” “You really are way too smart for me, this is the 10th time in a row that you’ve beaten me.” “I’m the smartest person in the world, I’ve been saying it for so long, but nobody … 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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