Locust-furnace
In: Short Story 7 reviews
A whirlwind romance, a wedding tradition, a cold, dark lake. What could go wrong? 981 Words
Kevin J Miller
In: Short Story 3 reviews
In a near-future police state America, a police department analyst discovers the truth about the government's new enemy.
Michael Proctor
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Ellis May assumes the identity of her identical twin sister after an accident, but finds that trading her troubled life for a new start may end up confining her to a different kind of trap.
mark william mills
In: Short Story 4 reviews
A man, driven to suicide by crippling anxiety and addiction, finds his plans altered by a woman standing before him in a checkout line.
ginatroisi
In: Short Story 2 reviews
Sam, the protagonist, is struggling to assess what he and his wife, Maggie have left together after they endure a family tragedy.
Joe P
In: Short Story 3 reviews
A hearer of the World Wide Hum is out with his service dog Barkley hunting a demon. When they wander into a local pawn shop, they find a device that turns off the hum but allows the demon to kill.
jvurro
In: Short Story 4 reviews
Death makes a routine stop and trouble ensues.
Yegwen
In: Short Story 5 reviews
Years after the war, a genetically modified soldier struggles to fit in the society.
Daltonwriting
In: Short Story 5 reviews
A man breaks a tooth and needs an immediate dental appointment. Little does he know that this is an appointment that he will never forget.
wolf0704
In: Short Story 2 reviews
A psychologist starts to be swayed by his patient and goes along with her as she returns to being a criminal mastermind.
nico_22
In: Short Story 6 reviews
London, 1965. The West End is becoming the cultural centre of the western world. But, across town in the East End, life is hard, particularly for Frank Cornell.
Joe P
In: Short Story 3 reviews
An alien was living inside a girl. Now she lives inside the body of a local sheriff and is hunting for another one of her kind.
Yegwen
In: Short Story 2 reviews
Days after Earth declared its independence from the Orbital, Captain Everard Hoff faces the impossible task of maintaining order amongst protests in front of the Orbital Congress.
HillarynDodge
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Exploring a ruined house while seeking shelter, a boy's faith in hope is put to the test.
smithreynolds
In: Short Story 7 reviews
MUNDO and BLISS have been estranged for years. Bliss returns to bury Mundo's father. Pablo is Mundo's uncle, brother to the deceased. Pablo is featured in previously submitted short/short called FOG.
mark william mills
In: Short Story 6 reviews
An excitable man waiting in a checkout line gets slapped out of his thoughts and into reality by Marilyn Monroe.
Ric V.
In: Short Story 6 reviews
Two friends meet for their weekly drink at a nearby lounge. In the midst of their evening, the state of their friendship is brought into question.
laurieberke
In: Short Story 4 reviews
I wanted to explore how a catastrophic event would affect a dysfunctional family. I got the idea from a podcast series that I was listening to, trying to stay awake on the 20+ hour drive to Florida.
Daltonwriting
In: Short Story 3 reviews
A young boy is caught in the middle of his parents marriage that is falling apart. Desperate to find a solution and keep his family together, he turns to the power of gemstones.
I'mCrowThough
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Seeks to capture the struggle of a small child grappling with concepts and emotions that are magnitudes too large for him.
Joe P
In: Short Story 5 reviews
The last survivor onboard a space station spends her time listening to rock n roll, until a marooned soldier breaches the hull.
VividVoid
In: Short Story 3 reviews
A man sees a face staring at him from a window across the street. He visits insanity trying to figure out what it is.
Brad
In: Short Story 4 reviews
A slice of life short story about a shared moment on the roads.
chris_diplacito
In: Short Story 5 reviews
Life can be suffocating.
VividVoid
In: Short Story 3 reviews
Domo wants to escape the money game. As an investor, he knows he must take risks. But this risk is quantum. He buys ten-thousand black hole vacuums in an attempt to sell them to America.