Stories tagged “duck”

  • Test

    “This is only a test.” “Um, that being the case, do you suppose it’s wise to be using real bullets?” “Shut up and get into your duck suit.”

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Negotiation

    “Does it have to be the duck costume?” “Yes.” “But Jolly got to be a bear last week. Why do I always get stuck with the duck.” “Cause Jolly always brings in the proles and you, mister, bring in squat. Now, get ...

    • Author: Scaramush
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Quandary

    I look down at the bedraggled cluster of neon yellow feathers that Gib so blithely calls a duck suit. Even as I watch, a serrated yellow plastic oval detaches itself from the main mass and floats to the floor. “Come on, Gib. The duck suit sucks: ...

  • Duck time

    It’s a very hot day, a leaden sun bearing down on the small fishing village by the Ionian Sea. For a girl from Northern Europe, not the best day to go out and be active, she decides. Her phone rings. “Do you know how to kill a chicken? No?...

    • Author: Taina
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Is It All Fun and Games?

    “Duck, duck, GOOSE!” Jesse screamed with delight as he ran as fast as he could around the circle. Tabitha could not get up fast enough to catch him. No one ever could but it was a fun game for the kids anyway. Mrs. McQuaters stared blankly ...

  • Duck Creed (avatar challenge)

    This is my Duck. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My Duck is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. My Duck, without me is useless. Without my Duck, I am useless. I must use my Duck true. I must use my du...

  • Truth be told.... (limerick challenge)

    I hear of a man with a duck who had the most terrible luck Diabetes it seems had invaded his jeans and now he could no longer… unthinkingly consume large quantities of carbohydrates.

  • Return of the Pumpkin Lord, episode 1, part 3, chapter 6

    The fools! They were so sure of their victory, so sure they had defeated the mighty Pumpkin Lord. Death was merely a setback for a being such as itself. Halloween marked his return to the realm of mortals and with his full strength restored, the night ...

    • Author: Silven
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • {Utopia} Radical Yellow Duck

    Radical Yellow Duck. Those three words form a name, a connection, which implies a deep bond between the man behind the machine and the machinations of his impressively powerful mind. Radical Yellow Duck first came to my attention when he sequeled a wor...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • red sky in the morning

    I woke up in a rowboat with a makeshift sail stitched of gray uniform fabric. The sky had a hazy strawberries and cream complexion that reminded me it was almost morning. I tried to remember what sailors said about rose colored skies, but the saying el...

  • Duck

    There he was. The old man shuffled to his bench in the park perfectly on schedule, and the scene was set. The picturesque pond was full of lily pads, frogs, and swimming ducks. Next to it, a big shady tree threw its umbrage over the same bench the man ...

  • Sentient

    That has some unusual coloration. How did you achieve it? The polymer coating reflects more light in the 600 nanometer scale. As a result it shows a more orange tint than the standard yellow. I thought standard was more of a black and white. Yes, but w...

  • Duck Hunting

    I zipped up my duck suit, and put on my trainers. It was time to go. “Right. When i say go, run as fast as you can, i will try and shoot you with this double barrell shotgun, if i hit you, i win” Derick shouted, with a manic smile slathered...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
  • Hunting (Mature)

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    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
  • Initial Trial

    I fought into the bulky mass of pistons, joints and rods, unconvinced by the assurances that this suit was made to accommodate a human being. Dr Jones tugged the clips and seals into place. I was trapped in the contraption. I could feel myself begin to...

  • Tight Fit

    They call it a DuckSuit because ducking is the most exaggerated reflex a human can do when trying to avoid something while standing still; Flying Qantum Fists, Invincible Machetes, Black Adder Bullets, GigaBight Javelins, Bolt Whips, and the precise Fl...

    • Author: 32 Squared
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • ...for Humans Only

    “You can’t order me around, you know. You’re just a machine.” “That’s true. Let me contact your parents. Oh, wait. They’re dead.” “Stop being so mean!” “I’m not mean. I simply have...

    • Author: Trann
    • Posted almost 6 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Stupids Bullets

    “Everyone to the ground” – Gib yelled Mildred crouched, I bounced against the floor and closed my eyes, while involuntarily rolled over the suit’s yellow belly. I didn’t know what was happening, but when I saw mildred̵...

    • Author: Laggel
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Weapons Training Guide

    I am the daughter of a society on Mars. We live in isolation, fighting our way out of this dark hole, void of Earth’s poetic technology, such as firepower based on philosophy and metaphysics. Starships sail near. When we see them in space, we sen...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
  • Jungle Jane Junior

    I got the call on my radio at 6AM. I dressed with speed, praying the Jeep would run. Working in isolation from society was nice most days, but not when I was the only civilized one, a daughter of Jane Goodall. There is no room for fear when approaching...

  • 12. Tale Told by an Idiom

    Bullets inside me, perforations, piercings. You’ve probably wondered how I made the transition from life to Afterlife; now’s your chance to learn. Before I explain, I just want to thank you from the bottom of my cage for your patience and a...

  • 17. Conclusion: My Dark Campfire

    I PILOT my FEAR from EARTH to MARS, I hurtle through SPACE at the SPEED of LIGHT SOCIETY may CALL to me from afar; But I RUN through DARKNESS in my fright. I’ll never calm my DAUGHTER’s FEARS, Or take PRIDE in her laughter at a COMEDY show....

  • In the End

    Bullets bring bitter ends to babbling boys Too twisted by teenage recklessness to realize the reality of rape And its critically cruel consequences If only their bloody corpses were not the beginning of dreary captivity For those who judged justice a f...