Stories tagged “environment”

  • Quarantine

    It’s 2050. They said the hole would’ve been fixed by now, but they were wrong. Oh, God, those scientists and politicians and environmentalists were so wrong. The hole didn’t close, it got bigger, and it let in the disease. The disease...

    • Author: Laine Grey
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Goodbye Polar Bears

    Good bye polar bear, you had no hope. Extinction isn’t so bad. I’d say that we’ll miss you, but we won’t. You aren’t very tasty. Perhaps if we try really hard we can remember you for a while, just a while, just long enough...

    • Author: Hammurabi
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • 4.17 per second

    What is the value of a man? The philosopher says: “He sets his own value, and it should always be high!” The politician says: “Very valuable, and equally as value as everyone else.” The pious say: “Oh, most precious to our...

    • Author: Hammurabi
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Second Chancers - Stefnir's Vigil

    The soft snowflakes came to rest in Stefnir’s beard, littering its brown hues with white splotches, making him appear older than he actually was. The cold penetrated his furs in some places, but it was of no consequence. His was a land of both beauty...

  • Second Chancers - Black Sail

    The glow was starting to fade on the horizon, losing its blue tint to the grey clouds. Stefnir’s eyes narrowed to a tight squint in an effort to see through the thickening snowfall. Then it was gone. The afternoon sky had returned to its regular,...

  • Second Chancers - Landfall

    Stefnir cowered on the hilltop behind a loose lava rock. His quickened breath turned to steam in the cold air. The cold of his sword’s hilt numbed his fingers slightly as as he gripped it too tightly. Stefnir was a hardened warrior, but was terri...

  • (Day 19) Darkmind (Mature)

    “Does anybody else see anything?” I use the communicator as little as I can since they told me that any sonic disturbance down here can make the more… irritable creatures realize how hungry they are. There is no way, however, that I&#...