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TheWorldIsQuietHere

Joined May 2011.

9 stories, 1 challenge, 6 comments, and 0 friends

Stories

  1. One Last Chance

    Mary broke away from her husband and collapsed, sobbing. She paused to plead with him. “Please! I miss him too. But this isn’t right! This isn’t right with God!” Victor thew down the book he held. “God!? Where was God when...

  2. Shop of Memories (Part III)

    The bell clanged at the door as the customer I was speaking to on the phone entered my shop. “Let me see it.” I pulled out a small display case and placed it on the counter. “The chain is in perfect condition.” I still remember...

  3. Shop of Memories (Part II)

    Then it all ended. As she showered one afternoon, I picked up the necklace to examine it closely. Its sapphire held an expansive ocean that was mesmerizing. It was truly the most magnificent sight on this Earth and it was all mine, because she was all ...

  4. Shop of Memories (Part I)

    “Yes sir, I’ve got it right here. Come on down and we’ll work out the price.” The receiver clicked as I placed the antiquated telephone back in its cradle. It matched its surroundings, a treasure trove of valuables of yesteryear...

  5. Mistake

    “What have I done?" The gun, a terrible reminder of what I’d done, fell out of my hand and landed with a hollow crash that thundered through the room. With a sullen expression, I stared my victim in the eyes. He just stared back as he slo...

  6. Langenkamp Lake

    The truck rumbled over the dirt county road as its contents bumped and slid in the bed. I glanced over my shoulder to make sure I was alone; the lake was approaching and I didn’t want to mess this up. She was to meet me on the north end of Langen...

  7. The Accident

    Jen trembled as she hid under weeks of foul garbage. Silently sobbing, she prayed for her life. The man in the alley had been following her since she left Nate’s house. The gun he was carrying clued her in to his purpose. Patrolling the alley, he ma...

  8. The end

    As I stood to face the impending cataclysm, a wave of euphoria swept over my body. Too long I had waited to feel death’s firm embrace. Nothing on this earth was truly good. Any semblance of hope or love was just a grand delusion perpetuated by ge...

  9. The Tree of Knowledge

    He sat in the black sedan, hands on the steering wheel, as it rolled over the rough dirt path. It had been almost a year since he had made this trip last, and the guilt had been consuming him again ever since. As the sun was setting on this beautiful d...

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