Stories tagged “Explosion”

  • Countdown

    5 George looked down at the picture of his wife he’d brought on the discovery. He sighed; it would be three weeks before he got back from the International Space Station. 4 Mike nervously checked the ships structural integrity. All the astronauts...

    • Author: Holdini
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Time Flies

    The pair danced back and fourth as flashes of steel separated them. Clanging of their weapons melded seamlessly with the ticking of the massive clockworks. “In the name of Queen and country, I demand your surrender,” the guard in red called out bet...

    • Author: Jamwes
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Gambit

    “So how has the new position been, Mr. Head of Security?” Charlie asked through an over-salted french fry. He studied the board, then moved a pawn forward. There? Easy. Harry knocked over the pawn with a bishop. “Pretty well, so far. ...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Timing

    This little flutter of doubt is now a seed planted in my brain, slowly taking root and being fertilized by this man’s continual presence. He takes a look, I jump. What’s wrong with me? I’ve had no qualms about it, even willing to take...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Explosions and Microbiology

    Cora’s frightened eyes were waiting at the end of the tunnel. Lately, our lives have been less about saving people and more about running from them. Train’s devilish grin appeared as he held up the button. Sometimes I doubt that he’s ...


    LETS DIE!! she yelled as she shoved the grenade into the hollowed out goblin skull I’d been spitting my heroin into. Shit baby, I said, you know nothing like that can kill me, I said. But she was already dead, from the grenade. The cops came and ...

    • Author: Skull Man
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Chronicles of Active Dan

    Active Dan was bloodied and hurtling through the air towards an atomic bomb. Recent surveys show that he spends 37% of his time this way. “You’re a menace, Active Dan!” shouted Colonel Commisioner over the radio, turning audibly red. ...

    • Author: Butler
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Let The Fire Judge

    I met Wendy as she came back up from the boiler room. “What did you DO!” I recognized the expression on her face. “It’s over Charlie.” “No. Yes. Wait, what?” “Charlie, you were the one for me. But you lef...

  • Leaving Home

    I turn the page of the diary. The beginnings of the next entry are there, but otherwise it all is obliterated by blood. The cameras show a riot breaking out following a murder by Warehouse B. In the chaos, someone blew a hole in the hatch. The air ran ...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Body of Evidence

    Some people like to start the day with a jog, but Leonard Dickens had decided to mix things up that morning by exploding instead. A Response Unit was there when I arrived, collecting what they could find of his body and putting them into little plastic...

  • Big Boom

    The flash is truly beautiful. Too bad I’ll be dead before the sound reaches my ears.

    • Author: YoSoyJu
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Event of Nuclear Proportions

    He was sleeping when the bomb went off. The explosion didn’t wake him, he was a heavy sleeper. No, what woke him was the body that went flying through his window, only to slam against the wall, leaving a trail of blood and an arm lying on the bed...

  • Grenade!

    “Watch out grenade!”, “What grenade?” shouted ryan. “That one heading towards us!” yelled the man. “Oh yeah i see it” replied ryan. BANG

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Burnt Metal

    It is always difficult to remember those first days. No one is still quite sure what happens. Hell, you were there right as it happened, and yet despite all of that first-hand experience, you’re still not totally sure what happened. The one thing...

  • Sharpshooting Explosion (Mature)

    I quickly got up on my feet, and took a quick look around the area. That grenade hadn’t been thrown. No, the angle was wrong. Spotting the orange and green uniforms of the indigenous forces, I quickly scrambled up a ledge and hid behind a protrud...

  • Trouble on the Io

    The ship shuddered as another explosion rocked through its core. Alarms were blaring and an anxious crew was already in the process of running around, managing their various sectors of the enormous craft. On the bridge, Captain Delany was wringing his ...

  • Quieting the Noise

    An extra dose of stims, a quick cup of the tar they call coffee, and I was bouncing down the corridor towards Harrigan’s office. I took a second to lean against a bulkhead, to quiet my mind and body. No sense ruining a good impression doing a spa...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • The Special Books

    Once the ash settled from the explosion, the book store was still intact. I scrambled past the corpses of book spines, opened the door, which fell off its hinges, and ran to the back of the store where my grandfather was. At least, that’s where h...

    • Author: E. Williams
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • It Looks Like an Adidas Commercial

    Rustenburg The black and white ball spun so fast it became grey. Robert Greene, England’s goalie, knew that it was up to him to prevent these American upstarts from scoring. They were decent players but enough was enough. He dove for the ball- an...

  • Lean on Me

    “Man, swallow your pride! How am I supposed to know you need help if you won’t tell me?” I yelled over the roar of rushing air. It was a hot, dry heat and the open windows on the truck didn’t do much of anything but it was bette...

  • Levels of Failure

    “…technical difficulties resulting in life support failure. Please stay calm and make your way in an orderly fashion to a designated exit area.” The voice coming over the loud speakers was female, slightly British and sounded pleased ...

  • Tight Rope

    When I was younger, I would always be shuffled into the back of the tent where nobody else was allowed. Clowns with only half their make-up on, smoking up against massive crates and shouting down their cell phones. I thought that was funnier than their...

    • Author: Murj;
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Diamonds in the Night: An Act of Desperation

    Jacqueline could feel her hands slipping; she had only seconds to come up with a plan. Luckily, she never came to a party unprepared. Reaching down to her belt, her fingers found the grenade. Activating it, she waited a second before letting it go. 3, ...

    • Author: Seven
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Brave New World From The Last To The First

    “Keep ’em busy!” Sera exclaimed, but it was completely unnecessary as well as completely inaudible to her partner. Bolts of plasma were already hurtling toward the Marauder interceptors as Sera struggled with her own inertia to pull o...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • My Day With Princess BLT

    MY DAY WITH PRINCESS BLT (Binky Lemontwist) woke up at BLT’s house (weird) eat frosted flakes with strwberries… classy we’re off!! inviting all you people out there to a convention :D rain… rain… rain myyy house bro! when ...