Tag Archives: Thriller

The Protector

Photo prompt courtesy Lakshmi Bhat I stood glaring intensely at Teddy, willing him to follow me to the other end of the garden, but he just refused to budge. I fumed with anger and frustration. Why couldn’t kids understand anything? … Continue reading

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A Giant Awakens

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I woke up to find that I had gone blind….or maybe it was just the world that had turned dark. I frankly couldn’t say which would terrify me more. I had been the last of … Continue reading

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One Night Stand

“Be mine,” she’d said last night. And so, we ended up together. “Call me,” I whispered as I was about to leave. “Wait,” she cried out. “I meant later,” I quipped. “There is no later,” she replied, “Not for you.” … Continue reading

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The Fragrance of Life

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I could smell them from miles away, the sweet fragrance that I had been missing for I don’t know how long. Drawn towards it like a moth to fire, I walked into the garden like … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Kill You…

Photo Credit: Joy Pixley The Great Race was about to begin, and I was nowhere near ready. But failure was not an option, for failure meant death, and having seen it happen multiple times over the years, I can tell … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Storyteller

Dear Readers, Today is the last day of this year, a day on which one typically reflects on the year gone by, and makes resolutions for the one on its way. I have been avoiding any reflection over the last … Continue reading

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Buried Secrets

The tranquil picture of an ancient tree by the pristine lake was suddenly shattered by two horrified screams. “Is that a hand?” Stan cried out. Dave replied brokenly, “Y…y…yes….But…but….how is that possible? We had buried him right proper, I could … Continue reading

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