Tag: shortstory

Inheritance – Very Short Story

The sounds, oh the sounds that old houses make. Some of them he recognised, some he didn’t. But it wasn’t the sounds that worried him, but the how the very walls seemed to move as a particularly strong wind hit against the house, the… Continue Reading “Inheritance – Very Short Story”

Her Reign is Eternal and All Encompassing – Poem?

Standing on a cliff, he watched the trees bend under the wind, like waves of the ocean slowly reaching the shore. His eyes were heavy and a yawn escaped him. The wind roared ever closer and a strong gust made him stagger, the wind taking… Continue Reading “Her Reign is Eternal and All Encompassing – Poem?”

In God (Fire) We Trust – Very Short Story

The fire flared in bright red and yellow, casting tall shadows on the grove surrounding him. With a step, he backed away from the flames as it was reaching towards his face, burning against his skin. He quirked his mouth in amusement, imagining his… Continue Reading “In God (Fire) We Trust – Very Short Story”

Village of the Damned – Very Short Story

The people waved and cheered at the soldiers marching through the town. Commander Vergan moved his hand back and forth in response, grinning excitedly at the crowd. They had expected fierce resistance from the populous, but as none came, he, and his men, could… Continue Reading “Village of the Damned – Very Short Story”

Thank Ye God for the Gift of Death – Very Short Story

The hill rose before them as they struggled on the rain-soaked field. Mud cluttered against their shoes, weighing down their already tired legs. He panted heavily and he could feel his throat drying up, despite the humidity in the air.  The wind blew across… Continue Reading “Thank Ye God for the Gift of Death – Very Short Story”

The City of ‘Deadlight’ – Very Short Story

He jerked his head up towards the sky and let the warming rays of the sun rejuvenate his spirits. With a deep breath, he returned to his notebook and scribbled skilfully the lines and shapes of what he saw. An hour went by and… Continue Reading “The City of ‘Deadlight’ – Very Short Story”

Western Courtesy – Very Short Story 

The music and the motions of the violinist mesmerised him. The beauty and the skill in creating those notes were unmistaken. It formed the perfect atmosphere for the purpose of the party. He glanced around, finding people in fancy suits and pretty dresses that… Continue Reading “Western Courtesy – Very Short Story “

Justice they Deserve – Very Short Story 

I groaned in pleasure as I stretched out my limbs and felt blood stream back into my lower back. With a yawn, I entered a quaint, yet shaggy, diner next to the road. I hadn’t eaten since last night, too afraid to stop at… Continue Reading “Justice they Deserve – Very Short Story “

A Lord Hated – Very Short Story 

Fame lent him no comfort as he sat in his study, watching the mob on the other side. Only a wall prevented them from amassing on his property. As he watched, he felt like a lord, a lord hated, and protected by the provision… Continue Reading “A Lord Hated – Very Short Story “

Life Unwanted – Twitter Fiction Contest

Logitech has an interesting giveaway this week. The prices are okay, but the fun lie with writing a story in eight tweets or less. Though I think eight tweets is a bit too generous, it is an good opportunity to write whatever comes to… Continue Reading “Life Unwanted – Twitter Fiction Contest”

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