Tag Archives: Short story

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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Targets Targets!

“Get up,” he called out, insistently, incessantly. I shook my head and tried to get on to my feet, but tumbled down, again. It was just too cold, and my body needed rest, desperately. But he just wouldn’t give up. … Continue reading

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Redundant!

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood at Pexels.com No one needs a postman anymore. Not his customers, the billions of hearts he used to connect to each other. Not his employer, the Govt., which now looks upon him as a redundancy. And … Continue reading

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The Royal Bodyguard

The sword almost slipped from his hand, as his opponent feinted sharply. He was weary with exhaustion, but giving up was not an option. Giving up meant breaking the trust of the king who had made him his royal bodyguard. … Continue reading

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Annihilation

Photo by WikiImages at Pixabay.com Through the helmet, I looked at the Space Station and my heart shattered. Those beasts had massacred my friends. I was the only one left now. But I refused to lose myself in despair. Revenge … Continue reading

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Obsession

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson I stared ceaselessly at the building from way down below Waiting for her visage to finally appear at the window The heavy snowfall and the dark, moonless night Together made me feel that my chances … Continue reading

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Kids These Days!

Photo by Luis Quintero on Unsplash.com I hunted around for a coin, but nothing….I was as broke as I’d been this morning. “Wouldn’t happen to have a quarter on ya, would ya?” I asked the girl. The unreasonable brat just … Continue reading

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