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Bad Beat

Joined June 2009.

10 stories, 0 challenges, 5 comments, and 22 friends

Just trying to see what works and what doesn’t, don’t expect a masterpiece.

Stories

  1. Greg's Race

    During the cool, calm evenings of Summer. Greg would slip on his running shoes and take a run around the block. Greg looked at the houses he passed. Every house; built identical but once filled with people, they became unique. Mr Carter, tending to his...

  2. Not in my Back Yard! (Mature)

  3. Not in my Back Yard! (Mature)

  4. My Day

    By Jake – Aged 9. The sun shined today and mummy wanted to go to the shops she said she would buy me some sweets so I went too. The shop lady said I was a good boy and give me a free sweet I picked my favourite sweet strawberry flavour. When we w...

  5. A glorious war? -Prequel

    To think the field once lush with grass and rampant flowers, filling the landscape with an awesome beauty. Replaced by a sight I wish upon no man. There is no beauty in war. The whistle seconds away. We wait, while praying we would never hear it. Prayi...

  6. A Glorious war?

    Dear Mother, Before I left your care and marched to the frontline, I’d heard stories of soldiers in war. The pride of our nation, the bravest of the brave. I never missed a chance to hear one of Father’s tales about how honourable his comra...

  7. Look on the positive side.

    This isn’t fair, it isn’t your time. We’ve been great together, so many good times. I cradled him in my arms, trying to get him back on the rollercoaster of life. Oh, for one last ride. Just one. But it could never last, I knew that w...

  8. How'd it go last night?

    Small Italian restaurant. Table for two. candle on the table, attractive girl sitting opposite. I look to the paintings on the walls, nothing inspiring. I look back at my date, I’m lost for words. The candlelight highlights her features well. Her...

  9. Fixing - Part One

    This city. This fucking city. I hate it, I really do but it’s where I have to work. Not your average daily grind type of job, but work all the same. I have to hunt. You see, the police in this city, they’re scared. Too scared to go after th...

  10. Testing the water

    It was five months since I was made redundant, from both my job and my life. It was five, long months since my family stopped looking towards me for support, I might as well be dead to them, maybe I was. My wife, I didn’t blame her, I loved her a...

Bad Beat's Friends (22)

  • lastsyllable
  • orikae
  • IndieWinter
  • Geebs
  • Druhim
  • AdorableBlanket
  • Robert Q. Thero
  • Olivaw
  • Vann Diras
  • World Forgot
  • Usagi
  • johnham
  • Muse among Myths
  • Soco
  • A Dabble of Thelonious
  • Lock
  • Brian Gefrich
  • Kovak
  • Meiz
  • SlangSkald
  • Glunders
  • hashpipe

Bad Beat's Followers (24)

  • Druhim
  • Soco
  • Robert Q. Thero
  • Olivaw
  • lastsyllable
  • Hacksaw
  • Usagi
  • Lock
  • Geebs
  • World Forgot
  • Brian Gefrich
  • hashpipe
  • A Dabble of Thelonious
  • mlvassallo
  • Quetzi
  • YaYa
  • Goofball Inc
  • Zoel
  • SlangSkald
  • Reid McCarter
  • galin
  • Spex
  • Glunders
  • Red Mint Valkyrie