Stories tagged “betrayal”

  • Natural Selection: Redifined

    Natural Selection: Redifined (nat-u-ral se-lec-tion) -noun 1. Making an automatic decision. 2. The subconcious choice of one over another. More specifically, choosing your lying, cheating ex-boyfriend over your best friend. Antonyms: 1. Loyalty Eg. Her...

    • Author: Granada
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Always Read the Fine Print

    “They say people are born with an innate goodness, a willingness to help others that is only erased after years of neglect or abuse. I disagree. You see …" The roar of an approaching transit grew louder and I shifted my grip on the danglin...

    • Author: crauscher
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • What did you sign me up for?

    I tightly close my eyes and grip my suitcase, as if it were the most important thing in the world. What contained my clothes, my toiletries, my teddy bear, seemed to be greater than anything else in the world. I had no idea it was going to be like this...

    • Author: Spooky M
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Truth of Eddie, Or A Logical Look At A Vampire (Mature)

    She awoke to utter darkness, the stench of decay causing her to gag and would have her vomit if she had anything left in her stomach. She tried to remember how she got there, the cold floor and manacles on her hands giving her no clues. “ArenR...

  • Answering Machine Messages

    BEEP Uh, Liz? This is Kel. I was wondering when you were coming out of your house again? I miss your smile, Hon, and I think you should join me for coffee tomorrow. Please? Flattery. Nope, not this time, Kel. BEEP Hey, Liz, it’s Brian, look IR...

  • Deer Crossing

    “But Bambi, I…” Faline stammered, eyes wide and tearful. “Times change. Needs change,” Bambi said cooly. Thumper chuckled and flicked his cigarette against an oak, watching if it would spark the detritus among the roots. E...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Something of Worth

    The mages stood at a table, examining an object. That’s all two of them could say – it shimmered in vague translucent outlines. It might be a cube – but might not. The shaman, Wing Eyes, spoke first. “So – what is this?...

    • Author: TextMason
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • To My One True Love

    I’ll just open the damn thing and find out once and for all, Zach thought, taking a long drag from his cigarette, and then ramming it into the ashtray. If it’s John, he’s got something comin’, lemme tell you… The letter he...

    • Author: Jay
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Lover's Lament

    I have fallen, my love. Fallen down into a pit of despair. I feel split down the middle, cleaved in two, rent into… bah, do you see my torment? I have been reduced to pathetic, redundant synonymizing. A pox on my emotions! I cast them into oblivi...

    • Author: Jay
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Phone Chatter

    “Oh my God! She sticks her face in everything I do! Like, I can’t even call Brad. She’s all like, What cha doing? Who ya talkin to? Like it’s any of her business!” she rants into the phone. After a brief pause, “Oh y...

  • Ooops!

    Marli slipped a gun out of her purse and pointed it at Elsha. “Wel,l your employers are paying good money to get you back,” she said when Elsha’s face turned pale with shock. “Marli, how can you, we’re friends, back when w...

  • October

    ‘No!’, she screamed at the top of her voice ‘No?’ he asked hurt, surprise, defeat crossing over his face. She turned back to face him. For a few seconds they just stood there staring at each other. She dropped her bags, covered...

    • Author: loading...
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Three Bullets (Mature)

    Three bullets finished him off. Three. The magic number. 1. One in his leg. One bullet for pain and inconvenience, and for every punch that landed in the soft flesh of my darling baby girl. 2. One in his back. One bullet for his seething, back-stabbin...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Sarah, come closer. (Mature)

    I can feel the sweat tracing the curve of my inner thigh. She is staring at me again. She smiled, so eager to please. She wants it. I know she wants it. She is begging for it. She recrosses her legs. A flash of skirt and a fleeting wink of bright pink ...

    • Author: mannor
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Shut the Door, Have a Seat (1) (Mature)

    Melinda Harris is the fierce bitch in charge at the wildly successful advertising agency she created in a man’s world, from the ground up. Today her secretary cancelled her appointments because she has something she needs to say. Melinda sits on ...

  • Shut the Door, Have a Seat (2) (Mature)

    “I think I’ll start with you. Simply put, you are an asshole. A thirty-nine year old asshole,” Melinda added, “Cheating with a high school freshman! I wish I could cut it off,” Melinda motioned to his groin. “You see...

  • Shut the Door, Have a Seat (3) (Mature)

    Melinda looked at Stella, her chubby, newly pubescent body, dark hair, combat boots and pink babydoll dress and realized what she was: Majorly confused. Clearly the beginning stages of schizophrenia Melinda thought, smiling to herself. “I donR...

  • Lucky Me

    I stared at the money. I had never seen so much money before—ever. “I… I’ll take it.” “You won’t regret it!” she said as she slid effortlessly into her recently detailed 2005 Ford Focus, fired up the four cylinders and drove off into th...

    • Author: Alex Pope
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Sting

    I felt as though a million bees had stung me, even worse. I couldn’t describe it, the feeling of hatred towards someone you used to think was the most wonderful person in the world. The feeling of knowing that all the tears and laughter you had s...

  • Lucky Me? (Mature)

    I looked at the money, then thought about the last six hours. “Fuck,” I said to myself, as I saw the blood. It wasn’t supposed to go like this. It’s not that I liked her – I didn’t. I had what I wanted, but now I had to… do something unpl...

    • Author: Alex Pope
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • The Day of Swearing

    Things went wrong the first time on what I refer to as the ‘Day of Swearing’. I’d made a half dozen or so brief trips back, just experimenting, just looking. They went fine. I was fine. Everything was fine until I thought of her. She ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Betrayal (Mature)

    But doesn’t the fact that I’m waiting for him mean he’s worth it? I couldn’t look at her. I had known all along the reason that he truly wasn’t worth it. Three months back we – and I mean me and Jacob – had bee...

  • Someone else's bucket

    Vic rolled up the tent, and fumbled ineffectually at it, trying to attach it to his backpack with cold-numbed fingers. Vivian said in a bright (brittle?) voice, “Here clumsy, let me do that for you.” She reached past him and locked it in pl...

  • Partners

    “You sure you want to do this?” Dennis sat quietly in the car. “Yeah, I’m sure,” Dennis finally said. Dennis did not want to get out of the car, he knew if he did he would betray his old partner from the 53rd. “Let&#...

  • Lineage - Part 1

    “Bring out the prisoner!” His Royal Highness sat on his regal throne gripping the golden arm rests. He hated this part of his royal duties. Sending a man to his execution is something that only God can command, and yet God laid that burden ...