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  • A Thief's Surprise (Mature)

    Lady Creeth stood in the middle of the room, a beautiful emerald silk gown hung off of her. Her blonde hair was tied in a tight knot on the back of her head, and a belt of rubies was fastened around her waist. It was the pendant that the Lady wore arou...

  • A Thief's Surprise (Mature)

    Amira finishes her climb at a small balcony on the fifth floor. She waits next to the doors, listening for any activity in the room. The room sounded empty. The thief decided to press her luck and, quickly slipped into the room. It was lavishly furnish...

  • A Thief's Surprise (Mature)

    The night air was hot and muggy. There was a breeze blowing off of the ocean, but it did nothing to cool the air. Atop a bluff, over looking the docks, and Low-town, the Governor’s mansion sits proudly. Guards stood watch at the main gate, and al...

    • Author: Asgardian
    • Posted 14 days ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Traveler: Albiss

    “…which is why further investigation is necessary before other sky structures are licensed for construction. Thank you.” The auditorium filled with applause as Genria returned to her bench. “Well done,” Cahenna praised in ...

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted 14 days ago.
  • Spy games: The Meeting

    Junior Agent Jason Malcolm quickly made his way through the halls of the CIA headquarters towards the Director’s office. He walked up to the last checkpoint, and held up his badge. “Director Connors is expecting me,” he said to the la...

  • Spy games

    He rushed through the door, and was stunned motionless by the sight before him. A beautiful woman was stepping out of the shower, wearing only a towel. He watched from the door as she stepped up to the sink, and looked at him in the mirror. “Hell...

  • Spy games

    He arrived at his door step much quicker than he had hoped, but when he went to open his front door, a chill ran down his spine. He learned to trust his instincts, and now they were throwing up a red flag. He slipped into his home and grabbed the shotg...

  • Spy games

    “Assistant Director McLauren will brief you on the rest of your mission. Now, as I said earlier, I have a family issue to deal with. So good day gentlemen.” “Good day, Director,” McLauren said as he opened the door for her. Once...

  • Spy games

    The Director grew a stern look on her face as she said, “Mr. Malcolm, Agent Chaikovsky is not your partner; you are her support. She is the senior agent and you will do what ever she says. Is that understood?” Jason quickly snapped to atten...

  • Spy games

    They talked for several minutes until the Director arrived. The Director was a woman of small stature, with piercing blue eyes, and perfect blonde hair cut to her shoulder. Despite her short height, Evelyn Connors was not a woman to be messed with. She...

  • Spy games

    (Don’t read this one. Read ‘The Meeting’ instead. Thank you.)

  • Ascension II: Breakup

    The door did not hold before the metal-on-metal impact, allowing my exit into the sky. The suits administered stabilising microbursts, and I watched the burning shuttle slowly fall away. I sent the confirmation for reactor criticality, causing the reac...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 14 days ago.
  • Ascension II: Tailspin

    Ishikawa curled into a ball in the nestlike pod. He felt the hatch close over him; latches slid into their channels as Reckall spun the locking wheel. He wondered what expression Reckall’s face held, now that he had total power over his erstwhile...

  • Ready Companion and Welcoming Kisses

    A tiny voice came from beyond a hedge, interrupting the war drum beat of trainers on the gravel road, “Hey! Hey, Per! Where ya’ goin now?” Per solemnly replied to the tufts of reddish hair bobbing on the other side of well trimmed bus...

  • The Lesson

    The lesson from you that I’m glad I’ve learned Is to not look back once a bridge has burned You sink in nostalgia as if that makes it last Better off to move on than to drown in the past

    • Author: Jae
    • Posted 15 days ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ascension II: Enter Stage Left (Mature)

    The intra-dental communicator had been silent for 2 years while Pitcher was away in JDC. It was abuzz the last 3 hours. The Black Cruiser, an ostentatious and conspicuous standout had to be ditched in Juno Station’s outer hoods. The inner checkpo...

  • Between Two Valleys

    Maybe I’m not observant. But I’ll tell you what, I’m perceptive. And that is a talent that not everyone possesses. Bubble bubble toil and spoiled, you’d burn me up if you could. Orange and black and blue, the pretty tigress trip...

  • Ascension II: Insider

    “Jeez, what’s eatin’ him?” muttered Lynt. “How the hell a guy like that keeps a woman like Glenda,” Yrtl mused. “I’ve had better conversations with the zombies.” He indicated the noncons, mechanical...

    • Author: JonB
    • Posted 15 days ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ascension II: Metallic Embrace

    The pilot, against all good sense, was still wrestling the near-unresponsive cockpit. His copilot had the unenviable task of damage control. “Staff Sergeant. Seeing as you’re still here, I need Door 1 open.” “Door 1, door 1, doo...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 15 days ago.
  • Ascension II: Smoke and Brimstone

    A dull orange smoke filled the passenger bay, the cabin lights casting volumetric cones that ended too soon. Ishikawa and Drone Three closed the second-last escape pod. Drone Two opened the last one, into which I ushered Reyes and Hart (after a brief n...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted 15 days ago.
  • Frame 313

    Hilda, at the Ehrlich console, watched the chronoframes clicking by, her finger on the DELETE key. “Now,” said Blake. She hesitated, and remembered. ~ “You’re quite sure?” said Brom, the ministry man sent to hold up the Government’s...

    • Author: JonB
    • Posted 15 days ago.
  • You Were My Sunshine (Mature)

    I killed the sun when his passion dimmed For I knew he was leaving me for another Half a world away So I stained his white clouds with glorious scarlet And waited For the shallow darkness to swallow what was left

  • Food for Thought

    I crave the connection That comes from a single source A lonely light in the constant darkness Which (in its solitude) starves me Of all others In my desperation for scraps from a familiar table I miss the feast in which I choose the food And the compa...

  • Basket.

    Sweaty and exhausted they got inside of the huddle. “Okay you guys, we only need two more points and we win this thing!” The whistle blew and they got back on the court. Neil, the team captain, walked beside Gordon. “Look man, I don&#...

  • Reverend Fludd Ruins the Cake

    Reverend Fludd dropped the teapot on the cake, living up to his name. “I’m dreadfully sorry,” he sputtered. Eustace bolted to his feet, upsetting his chair. The Captain and Lady Tor exchanged a look, and the Captain withdrew. “The damage is min...

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