Stories tagged “deconstruction”

  • My Secret Identity

    He used to be an engineer for NASA before the incident, so he still had some days left until his security clearance expired, so he got some materials for his suit. A fabric that can isolate extreme temperatures, he is still vulnerable to burning heat a...

  • Dark Knight Reruns

    He is the masked Dark Revenger of Nighttime, I am the Symbol of Bright Hope, the glitter of light that tells the innocent she can take care of her own life. Or so it goes. He told me the last BrightBird went solo and became the masked adventurer known...

  • The Funeral of the Sardine

    They’re coming to take me away. I can’t really tell the difference between them except for her. Well, I think it is a “her”, she looks softer than every other of those lumbering awkward giants. I have the personal theory they fe...

  • Curriculum Mortem

    “You have what it takes, huh?” “Look at my resumé, I bet you will be impressed” “Ok, you have done some serious henchman work, The Vile Vulture, The Prankstah Gangstah… Double Dare? I thought he only employed twins!...

  • What no one told you about Extreme Metal and Art Films

    Extreme Metal does not exist. It’s all a joke, you see? all those long-haired kids and old folks furiously clutching their lasts scraps of youth are pulling a collective prank on you. Only one Black Metal song has ever been recorded, it’s r...

  • I was the weak girl, the fierce girl, the girl-next-door

    I am sick of fairytale endings, of dashing princes, magic sword-fights and swashbuckling adventure… There never seems to be enough room for the painfully honest and agonizingly true. I mean, look everywhere! You see guys with fair hair, blue eyes...

  • Anticlimax

    The zombie apocalypse was, at first, thought to be the doom of humanity, but it was anything but. People driving away from cities managed to crush some zombies. The bugs and stray dogs managed to kill some. Granted, they were zombified, but only the do...

  • The Way Things Were

    I didn’t want it to end this way, you know? I thought we could just keep going, live and let live. But they’re not gonna let that happen, are they? Everything used to be so great. I’m gonna miss those days. That period of joyful innoc...

  • Abuse

    They were in a bad marriage. Punches were thrown and there was no retaliation. Hit after hit was received, and none were dealt back. Counsellors were talked to, and they all said the same. “Don’t assign blame,” they say. People who se...