Stories tagged “door”

  • Home Alone

    I walk through my empty house humming to myself. I head towards my kitchen to grab snack. As I rummage through the cupboards looking for a decent snack that isn’t to fattening, I hear the floor creak. I freeze and look towards the hallway that le...

  • When is a door not a door?

    “Who left the door open?” The yell came from the other room. “Oh, not again. I know I closed it when I came home.” “Well apparently you didn’t. You know what happens if it’s not closed all the way” The Ma...

  • The Long Walk

    The door on the other end of the hallway seemed so far away. He leaned his grimy, sweat-drenched face against the cool steel of the entrance and choked back a painful sob. He was nearly there, nearly to safety. But the soul-crushing fear, the frenzied ...

    • Author: Melia
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • An Opened Door (part one)

    “The key could not be used…” I whispered sadly. My gaze fell to the floor, but the eyes of all who had faith in me bore into my soul. All hope was gone now. Something that I had once thought to hold significant opportunities was noth...

  • An Opened Door (part two)

    How stupid I was to almost believe my words right then and there. I was older now, but I couldn’t call myself wiser. If I had wisdom, then I would have been able to use the key. It shined in the fleeting light of the sun that poured through windo...

  • An Opened Door (part three)

    But the people would still need someone. Clearly, the person they were looking for wasn’t me… Even so, how could I abandon them after all they had done for me and for each other? I searched for a hidden truth; some impunity or forgiveness for ...

  • An Opened Door (part four)

    I dared to look up. My gaze was fixed on the little wooden cross that hung on the wall across from where I stood. Jesus had sacrificed himself for the people he loved. Many had doubted him and wanted him dead, but he still suffered for them. It was s...

  • eyes staring through the heart (Mature)

    She stands up in a posture fabricated with false pride. She hears the footsteps getting louder and quicken pace. she hears her name being called from the other side of the door. The other side she never wants to see. She pushed down the sleeves of her ...

  • Rescued by turquoise eyes

    the door slams open, her eyes bloodshot with crystals that keep making rivers across her face. She cant hear the sounds.. she doesnt want to, maybe feeling pain is better than feeling nothing at all… He barges throught the door, she doesnt even l...

  • Now and Forever

    The apartment was dark and musty; the fingers of sunlight had not brushed the living room in days. The whole building was buzzing with the news. Everyone three floors above and below had heard the fight – the screams, the insults, the words. She ...

  • Courage in the Courtyard (part 1)

    To my dismay, that twerp still haunts me in my dreams on occasion. Thankfully, when she appears in them, I do not let her turn them into nightmares. She just taints my dreams a bit with her evil—but I’ve learned by now that her wrath can’t hurt m...

  • Ginger: Arrival

    I hadn’t been traveling down the tunnel toward Generatia for long when I noticed the path was beginning to slope gently upwards. Presently the mud gave way to solid ground, and the dirt walls to something rather like stone on all sides. And then ...

  • Continued...

    As my foot rises, it falls back down to the floor beneath it; I know I am at the top of the stairs. I open my eyes and, with some effort, finally get my hand to detach from the railing. My eyes scan the catwalk, finding another grey door at the other e...

  • Door

    “They cut all the hardlines before they attacked, and jammed long-range comms,” Nicky continued as I dashed down the narrow, dark passage. “But Bluetooth was still open. When your phone got within range—well, I had to wipe your devi...

  • Childish Crush

    Rick felt immensely ridiculous as he walked to Mckenzie’s front door, her umbrella grasped in his sweaty palms. Suddenly remembering he forgot to look in the mirror, he smoothed his hair back in a manner he thought suave. His index finger hesitat...

  • The First Time (Mature)

    That first time was the most horrible thing I’ve ever been through. Not that he was horrible or whatever but the guilt that washed over me as soon as he came in was enough to make me know that I couldn’t go through with this. I had to get o...

  • The Magic Door

    So heres a story…We begin our story on Earth. Corn nuts rule the earth. Humans are harvested to eat. There are human factories that cornuts run to make humans to eat. But one day, a group of Space Squids were flying by and were attacked by Space ...

  • Outside, Inside, and Openings

    Peter shifted, borrowed dress shoes crunching gravel, “Let’s go. I told you it was bullsh…” “We’re not going anywhere,” Ryan shot back over his shoulder flatly. Again he knocked, more resolutely this time, R...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Door At The End Of The Hallway

    “This will be easy. I can handle this.” The thief confidently and carefully checked the door for traps; drop-blades and hidden dart shooters were pretty common proactive anti-burglar devices and his party of three had already encountered a ...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Escape

    In the dim light I nearly ran into it. Valctor and Feela were sobbing for breath. Both looking to me for a solution. Down the tunnel behind us, the feeders were closing the distance – us, their escaping prey trapped. The passage blocked off with ...

  • How?

    “How do you open a door creatively?” Dominic asked, confused by the strange qusetion. “Yeah. All we do is turn the handle. But, you know that I like to be dramatic with everything. So I ask you, how do you open a door creatively?̶...

  • Overkill

    “Alright, so here’s the plan: at twenty-two hundred, the place should be deserted. We secure the area, probably half the block would be fine.” “Okay…” “Then, once we get the all-clear, we start infiltration. We...

  • The Vertical Option

    Tara sat slumped upon the floor, staring at her shoes. Just beyond her toe-tips she saw the tiles rattle. She caught the edge of a dull scratching sound beneath those tiles. Tara smiled and looked at the stone-slab door with its granite sill. She conti...

  • More Than Nothing

    There was no floor beneath my feet, a feeling of nothingness enveloped me; no hot, no cold, not even the air that surrounded me. A dark vastness, nothing to see, nothing to feel, not a single sound to be heard. Yet before me I know it’s there. A door...

  • More Than Nothing (part 2)

    Although this feeling stung, sending jolts through my body, the elation made me feel… alive. Like something extrodinary has just been discovered. The void around me felt so distant, I felt like I could escape. What has trapped me my whole life do...