Stories tagged “dan”

  • Like Father, Not Like Son

    “Hey Dan! We have a problem!” Dan looked up from his computer screen, which was constantly flipping through the millions of headgear webcams. “Another one of the regulars? Just do the usual! Five times stronger pain, they black out, w...

  • It's All the Same (day 49)

    Dan put his shoulder against the griminess of the garage door and lifted. With a plaintive whine the door opened for the first time in months. The wan light of the forty-five watt bulb was consumed in the tide of afternoon sunlight. Dust, spiderwebs an...

  • Time for A Rest

    My muscles screamed and my head began to pound. We had been walking for 45 minutes, but after the long hike yesterday and this morning as we had packed the SUV, I was beyond my physical limits.“Dan, can we rest?” He sighed and led us to the...

  • Feelings

    The more I thought about how to respond to him, the more questions I had. Does he want to know the truth, that I am fed up with this journey? Would he still love me if I wanted to call for a hero right now? Does he really care for my feelings? “I...

  • Intentions.

    “Kelly, what are you doing?” “I’m going back.” Kelly replied. “But.. Why?” I added. “Why not?” Said Kelly. “It’s so peaceful out here, Dan. Now I know why you come here so much.” &...