Stories tagged “death”

  • Only the End

    Neglous remains still. Great clouds of the tempest gather above. Small, furtive drops of rain are warning shots of the coming deluge. A groan erupts beneath the ground, eons of fire bent on escaping contained by little more than rocks and dirt. A champ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Welcome - Part 2

    I touched my face just to realise that is was naked, by naked I mean, I only had a skull, no skin, no muscle, just bone. I terrified, it was like a real life horror movie. Y put down the fabric that was covering the “holes” where I uses to ...

  • Welcome - Part 3

    Manuel: This is the Land of the Dead, let me give you a brief introduction to this new life, or death, or whatever you wanna call it. “When you die, your soul goes to the Land of the Dead. Before you’re waken up, God choose if you’re ...

  • Birthday Girl

    Today is my birthday. Not just any old odd-numbered anniversary mind, but the centenary. The big 100. Traditional congratulatory letter from the Queen imminent. (Apparently the letter is ‘personalised’, but surely they use a generic templat...

  • Remains of the Hot Day

    The day is hot. Spot, every spot heated up, up, up. Down, down beats the brightness from the hole in the sky. Air rises. Hope falls. I love it! From craggy perch to rustling weeds I get to flit. I get. I flit. I flop and flap. I chortle and giggle. All...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Welcome - Part 4

    There was a big missing there. So I freaked out! Manuel: Calm down, you’re here because you were “not that good” and because of that you have a hole there. We need to find that part and then you can go to heaven, and I will get my thi...

  • Welcome - Part 5

    We crossed the doors of the old building and there the sun flashed my face, it was like a dead new york, old buildings, many cars, many noises, and many skeleton people…and animals too! Manuel: You have a missing triangle, that has a meaning. Me:...

  • Let His Gaze Fall . . . (Mature)

    The serial killer inaccurately called the Black Widow, aka the Dame (or Diva) of Death, waited in silence. It wouldn’t be long before he showed up. She wiped clear oval in the fog on the bathroom’s mirror and used it to check her make-up, thumbing ...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The End of The Beginning

    It should be raining. The world should stop. Every being on this earth should stop what he or she is doing and join everyone in a planet-wide moment of silence. The sky should rip itself open and spill oceans onto cities in every country. Yes. It shoul...

    • Author: Cal Stokes
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • What I Know Now (Mature)

    “You will understand soon enough. You will see the world through his eyes. You will make the same choices you hate him for making. You will hurt yourself and everyone around you. You will drink too much and not cry enough. You will break. Again a...

    • Author: Cal Stokes
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5