Stories tagged “dark”

  • Colorado

    Click. It was happening. It was really happening. The light was out, and I was still here. I looked around. Nothing. I patted my pocket. No spares. I’d been warned about this, but did I listen? Evidently not. I heard something whoosh past my ear...

  • En Passant

    The battle had raged on for longer than either side had hoped. Dark forces had overtaken the holy and there were but a few righteous ones left. With his queen now captured, the pallid sovereign felt that all was lost and thus timorously, he barked his ...

    • Author: Sir Bic
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Color disappeared

    No noise on this always so busy street. I’m sure I can make it across. Stop blaring your horns!I’ll go deaf! Not again, the signal just changed color is it? “Alice? Let me help you cross the street.” “Thanks. And you are?...

    • Author: Mystique
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
  • That "Something is Wrong" Feeling

    It was a Monday morning, nothing looked different that morning than any other morning, but within minutes her blood ceased to pulse, instead it raced steadily though her: the first of many symptoms that something was wrong. The entire walk her eyes sta...

  • Seeing Without Viewing

    She slipped her hand into her front pocket and pulled out a pencil. “If there is anyone back there,” she began to calculate, “I shouldn’t stop to check it out” She let the pencil fall through her fingers to the ground; it was the perfect cove...

  • Plugged Out

    My body has not moved for millennia. My eyes stare blankly forward. Half of me is frozen. The other burns intensely. My fingers periodically twitch. Nothing comes of it. I see things no one else does. I miss things everyone else doesn’t. Sound pu...

  • Clutches of Dispare

    Darkness surrounds you, envelopes you, craddles you. Every way you turn you find Nothing; large and powerful and strong. Nothing and Darkness are your constant companions. These two help you through. Darkness hides you as nothing protects you. In Darkn...

  • Darkness

    There with Them, the others, who want u near, it fills my mind with pain and fear. You see i fear i’m not the one, i fear that they’ll shine just like the sun. My light its grown so dim and cold, who wouldn’t want them so strong, so b...

    • Author: Phoenixe
    • Posted about 3 years ago.
  • You Remain.

    So here you’ve come to haunt me again. I thought I’d lost you for good- You come around more often now then I really wish you would. You wiggle your way in my everyday life In subtle unexpected ways That leave me wondering where you went An...

    • Author: OpenSkies
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • The Gift of Death

    Soft whispers echo in the hallway. They grow louder and the voices are hauntingly eerie. Black smoke slithers through a crack in the doorway, nearing the bed. I watch in silence as it snakes up the headboard. The ethereal song can be heard faintly from...

  • Dancing With The Devil Himself

    I watch the man in the doorway silently, my mouth gaping open from shock. The man suddenly flicks his wrist at me and the black smoke clamps over my wrist. It feels cold, slimy.. The oily darkness tugs on me and I rise from my chair, forced to walk tow...

  • Wailing Seasons PROLOGUE pt. 2

    “Silence,” The man standing in front of him narrowed his eyes into burnt shades of coal, and his voice was ever authoritative. “You try to soften me with that pathetic chew.” He drew his lip back and scoffed, “ A wife and children. Mmm, and w...

    • Author: Eldritch
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • Wailing Seasons PROLOGUE

    Prologue A thick blanket of dried maple leaves swept over the diligent town, and claimed it the season of fall in the land of Eastone. The earth was dry, and rich which nutrients from the dying summer foliage, and despite all of the warm scents wafting...

    • Author: Eldritch
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • Wailing Seasons PROLOGUE pt.3

    Sadon Rosse; a lanky fellow with a messy tangle of flaxen hair, often dirtied and oily from lack of grooming and his line of work in the stables stood there ringing his hands and pulling at the flesh of his neck nervously. He was recently removed from ...

    • Author: Eldritch
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • Wailing Seasons PROLOGUE pt. 4

    Despite the man’s blabber, Aaron started in a low voice, gathering the crowds attention and nodding for two of his men to grab Sadon and hold him by his arms. They managed to pick him up a bit, settling him on his knees in the cold dirt. Sadon, head ...

    • Author: Eldritch
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • Wailing Seasons PROLOGUE pt.5

    The crowd roared their approval, all edged on by the adrenaline of seeing a beheading take place. Usually not much happened in the quiet streets of Redwolfe, and when a ceremony like this did, it was hard not to be riled up as much as the townsfolk wer...

    • Author: Eldritch
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • Wailing Seasons PROLOGUE pt. 6

    The man’s brows furrowed, and if it weren’t for the half face mask he was wearing, he would have been seen grimacing. Snow…that was a sign of cleansed fates, so said the gods and the fathers of the churches. Tystram grunted something and trudged ...

    • Author: Eldritch
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • "And destroying was the only way I could see."

    I was at home here Whispers hold no more promise than the rain Quietly in a room, dark, holding my disdain I held a basket filled to the brim with trust I gave it all to you wrapped in my own skin because I wanted you to have me I felt ugly all the tim...

    • Author: meep
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • Hospice.

    Every convulsion shakes my core and now the only thing I can hear is your voice telling me we’re bound to a hospice. You wanted to show me that my self-pity and misery was an illusion, you wanted to show me real sickness but all I can see now is your...

    • Author: meep
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
  • Christmas Lights (Paranoid Android)

    Color seeped from the pitch black sky, as the frail figure on the path tightened her grip on her plastic bags. A wind whispered behind, brushing trees. Nothing but darkness now. Her breath stuck in her chest. The old lady stopped. Back in the slums, sh...

    • Author: airborne
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Powerless (Mature)

    I stand nervously in front of the crowd, my senses cut off by a blindfold and blasting music. What if they pair me up with the B.O. guy? Or the guy who’s been left back four years and has more beard than face? Or what if it’s Cole…mmm...

    • Author: Breeze
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Endless Plea

    my mind gets the best of me showing the worst of me nothing can erase what’s said Its all me I’m my own enemy Like a razor in my ear Piercing to my soul nothing is left standing only darkness I’m so cold I hate my reflection I hate y...

    • Author: Sage Autumn
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Dark

    Fear me. You’ll die. All of you are going to die. Look at me. I wander forward, all long black hair and amber eyes and sharp white teeth. Who am I? The blade held in trembling hands will be of little use, didn’t you know? Pretend you’...

  • Solitary Man

    As Tom and his son, Johnny, walked purposefuly down the street, they were struck by the odd site of a solitary man walking into town. Johnny stared wide eyed at the forlorn stranger as his father put a hand on his head and hearded him into their nearby...