Stories tagged “dinosaurs”

  • Dinosaurs at the Gate

    Bollywood wasn’t known for special effects. Rance knew this even while staring at the swirling kaleidescope of color erupting over the Hindu temple fifteen miles north of Pune. Nearly in Rajgurunagar, the producer had chosen it because of its sea...

  • This Is A True Story, It Really Happened (Mature)

    No one is going to believe this. I don’t even believe this. I’ve found a dinosaur. An honest to god fucking dinosaur. The extinct kind! Well, not extinct, I suppose. This one is alive. I think it saw me! I’m not sure what species it i...

    • Author: Vann Diras
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • This Probably Never Happened (But Historians are Still Debating)

    The cheering filled the ears of the Noble Knight. The sun was shining behind him. This was a good sign. He mounted his steed. His faithful jousting horse had been with him since as long as he could remember. He had gotten it from his father when she wa...

  • Steel jaws on pink flesh.

    The gladiators wheeled their massive reptilian steeds about to face each other and raised their lances in mutual salutes. It was fitting, in this ancient sport, to use ancient beasts in such a way. Shining titantium scales covered their steel bodies, a...

  • Despair

    The Dinosaurs! They’re dead! ALL DEAD!!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! And NOW…let me just say that this originally started as an answer to the ‘despair’ challenge of ‘One Life, One Chance’. But I discovered that I’m simpl...

    • Author: Leecat
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Dear God, From the Martians

    Dear God, Can you please do something about that planet earth next door to us? They are so freaking loud ALL THE TIME. We haven’t been able to get any sleep. It’s just plain rude! They’re old enough to know better, they’ve been ...

  • Impact

    I’m in the living room having my first beer of the night when I hear a crash and a scream. The crash doesn’t scare me—my Mellie isn’t exactly the most coordinated person I know—but the scream does. I grab my gun, which is ...

    • Author: emily
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Jurassic Park in 10 Words

    Dinosaurs are safe because they can’t escape. They just escaped.

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Future Is Past

    Wendell Beeks arrived on stegosaurus. The second he dismounted Hanna began to make a scene, starting an animal rights tirade which proved to be her narration for the whole evening. It was spurred by Wendell’s saddle apparatus, which was affixed s...

    • Author: lauren OH!
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Cowboys and Dinosaurs

    He rode into Lodestone on the back of green and red Struthiomimus. At his hip was his Smith & Wesson. In his saddle holster, his .30-.30 Winchester. On his back was his sawed off shotgun. He was a bounty hunter. The man was looking to fill a bounty...

  • He Who Has the Weaponry Makes the Rules

    He burst open the doors to the saloon, ripping one off its hinges and sending it clattering to the floor. The several Compsognathus that had been there scattered in a flurry of yelps and chitters. The piano player noticed and slowly stopped playing, th...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Deus Ex Machina

    What had he done? Why did he do this? What was he thinking? John had spent years of his life building the time machine. He wanted to explore all of history. He wanted to see the dinosaurs, well now that’s all he would see. He opened a time portal...

  • There is a God...and I can prove it! - Part 4

    Friendships Relationships Sailing ships Field Trips Dinosaurs—Not Barney, but the real ones which I know were extinct before we even got here, but at least we get to ponder about something. Curiosity Aristocracy Getting an A in Philosophy and kno...

  • Stego the Dino

    The Dino was after him – about to catch up! He had to keep going, faster, further… So he ran as far as he could; Which wasn’t very far since Stego was on a treadmill in the local gym, just round the corner from his home. You see Steg...

  • Bone to Pick

    “You looking for me, Othniel Marsh?” asked a man with a thin, pointed face, his mustache overshadowing his lips like an eagle’s outstretched wings. Cradling his drink in his hand, he slowly turned to face the balding, bearded man who ...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Real Paleontologists Sweat

    Doc Williams thumped the belly of the triceratops affectionally known as Pokey. “You’re all done, big fella. Now quit trying to play with the big boys before you get seriously hurt.” He warned. Pokey snorted and started to lumber away...

  • Dinosaurs Are Badass, A Haiku

    We would roam the Earth, heads held high before the end. Now they search for us. (Dinosaurs are cool)