Stories tagged “accident”

  • Blinded

    When the lights were on, life was vibrant. The people danced, colors swirled, music blared and smiles shone as bright as the glitter and sequins. The night was dark, but after the club closed we drove around, the crew attempting to keep the party going...

  • A Silent World

    Harold’s world was colorful, scented, textured, and even flavored, but very quiet. Harold was born deaf. This didn’t stop him. He was up and running the minute his legs could support him. he climbed to the highest branches to see the whole ...

  • The Lights Glimmered In Her Eyes

    The rain fell heavy, the smell of smoke, metal and a rainstorm oddly blended together. Tragedy loomed the night air. The shouting of firemen and and policemen were almost drowned by the rain. The scramble around the two crushed cars was an almost organ...

  • Wait.

    Every waiting room in the world has the same coffee – burnt from sitting on the burner too long, stale from an institutional-sized can of grounds that seldom gets resealed properly. Emergency Room coffee is even worse. On top of the stale and the...

    • Author: Inara
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Observer

    I watch the paramedics work. They’re trying so hard. I can’t see who they’re working on, but they’re determined. I try to recall what happened. Everything flashes by in a blur. The party. Taking the keys from Tom. Driving him home. We started a...

  • Unexpected Changes

    He couldn’t remember much of the accident. He remembered it had been a long day. Then he remembered the pain, and the car feeling like it was sideways. He found it weird that it was night, as he’d been driving in the afternoon. He must̵...

  • You Don't Always Need Protection

    Darren’s mother is always on his case about the same damn thing. Wear your helmet. Wear you elbow pads. Don’t forget the long sleeved shirt. Yadda, yadda, yadda. I mean, Jesus Christ it’s only a freakin’ skateboard. He’s t...

    • Author: Mayra
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Never Fall In (Mature)

    The toilet belched and a few strands of black hair unfurled from around the U-bend. Mr Tims yanked at the handle again but the cistern roared in response. He grabbed the toilet brush and rammed it into the bowl, trapping the hair against the stained po...

    • Author: Spiderj
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Survivor's Guilt

    Anna closed her eyes and again imagined her step father standing above her 24 years ago, thin lips and thinner hair, asking her about her day. Anna’s 1868th day on earth had been unremarkable to that point, and might have remained so had her moth...

    • Author: dt
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Mistaken Identity

    Oh, that’s your car? My bad. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    • Author: Reiko516
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • A Burden on the Family

    Home. Always at home. I’m a slob, sitting around all day. I rarely move from the sofa, and whenever I do, it feels like I’m only getting fatter. Counterintuitive, to be sure. But it’s fairly well kept me in my place. People don’...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • The Love Of The Crime Series (Mature)

    Fuck Is all I could think of. I was a week into my new job as the local sheriff, and now am left to burying a kid. I am left to look upon to bring justice to an early end to a kid that should have lived till his elder years. All I was left with was a...

  • Is This Seat Taken?

    I got back to my room with fresh bruises and a couple of scratches. One of my mother’s heels had made contact and slashed my wrist. It wasn’t deep, but it was bleeding. I cleaned it up and put a bandaid over it before I passed out on my bed...

  • Don't Stand Between A Lioness and Her Food (scriptfr. challenge)

    The jeep was ruined. The only thing worse was the body of the charging rhino it ran over. At least there was plenty of whiskey while they waited for the next jeep. Mitchell had been running medical supplies as a publicity stunt to get his name back in ...

  • Nails for Breakfast, Tacks for Snacks

    I sat at the kitchen table quietly munching my cereal, “Charlotte dear,” My mom said, “I’m going to work okay? Have a good day at school!” She leaned over to kiss my cheek. My mom and I were close but I still stared at her...

  • The End is The Beginning

    There were two people in line ahead of me. I wished there were a thousand. With a whoosh they were vaporized and the teleportation operator waved me forward. “Don’t worry, they were delivered safe and sound. And you will be too.” She ...

  • Milk Murderer

    When I reached the kitchen, it was too late. Our little culprit was grieving and the victim’s pale innards were spilling out onto the kitchen floor. I know she didn’t mean to do it. And really it is my fault. I should have watched her, guid...

  • Damage Control

    James groaned. “This wasn’t even necessary. We were taking them back to the base. They could have taken care of it there without anyone getting hurt.” “You don’t know that!” Sera insisted. “Hmph, fine way to ac...

  • Family Reunion

    Dylan was the black sheep in the family. Therefore, all the little cousins loved him. The rumble of his motorcycle pulling up outside made the adults all cringe, tension in the room forming a white elephant so large it stifled the conversation. Dinner ...

  • Fallen Daisies (1)

    “Oops!” Alice mumbled as she tripped over a tree root. She could see the meadow off in the distance; hear the bees buzzing and the little brook bubbling. In the dark forest, shafts of light peeked like little children through the thick canopy. Stro...

  • Fallen Daisies (2)

    There were still patches where they had been pushed to the ground by animals that used them as resting places. The peaceful atmosphere strongly contrasted the memories it brought. He was perfect. Maybe not to everyone, but for Alice, he was her soul ma...

  • Fallen Daisies (3)

    He was gone because of her, no matter what people told her. ‘It’s not your fault, to road was icy, there was nothing you could do, you’re lucky to have survived!’ Alice still felt responsible for Ben’s death. She would rather have died with h...

  • Fallen Daisies (4)

    As she turned into their street, the wheels of the car skidded on the slippery road and the car went hurtling into one of the apartment blocks, passenger side first. Alice tried to regain control, but there was nothing she could do. In the split second...

  • Fallen Daisies (5)

    Warm, salty droplets trickled down her pale cheeks and fell into the ground. She ran her fingers over the bumpy scabs on her legs, and, with a force she was unaccustomed to, ripped them open. Her blood mingled with her tears on the muddy ground as she ...

  • Shoved to Bernadelli's

    The street was busy, but not unusally for a lunchtime on a Tuesday. Chris skuttled into the foot traffic, hoping to make it to the local deli before there was line. Suddenly he felt a large shove and stumbled into the crowd. He ran right into a woman a...