Stories tagged “flash”

  • Escape The Iron Fist

    “Alice” “Come on Alice, we haven’t got all day.” A startle voice spoke “Alice they are going to find us sooner or later we must go.” The startled voice spoke again in a clearer tone “Kyle go on they will...

  • Silent Goodbye

    He held her hand listening to her breathing. He tried to remember when he would hear her breathing softly next to him without the gurgle of heavy liquid falling and rising with every breath. He took the moistening stick, dipped it into the cool water, ...

    • Author: JT
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Gone in a Flash

    “Uh…okay…” Billy said, shading his eyes and squinting, trying to see past the lights. “Are you okay, Sera? You sound kinda funny.” “I’ve been a little sick lately,” Sera said. “Yeah, you might say she...

  • Lights Are On...

    “That’s… You don’t see a lot of people willing to make that kind of decision so quickly,” Lisa said, raising an eyebrow. “For all you know, we’ll have to… take him out of public circulation.” “...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • George in Space

    George pushed the ship’s button. George was always pushing buttons. This was much more fun than he expected or normally found though. Each time George pushed the button he found his attire immediately transformed. First, he was dressed in a gaudy pur...

    • Author: Lyra
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • George in Space 2

    This can’t be good he thought to himself. He pushed the button again, but nothing happened. George heard the compartment doors slide open, as Alicia walked in, “Owh… George, what the?!?!?” George vainly attempted to conceal himself as best poss...

    • Author: Lyra
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Dear Santa, good luck...

    Dear old Santa, Your such an %^$ ! Since that is the way you feel then there is nothing to be done about it. As is fair an equitable you won’t mind me taking half the toys and good luck finishing this years Christmas order because your gonna need...

    • Author: Lyra
    • Posted almost 11 years ago.
  • The Room from Hell

    “Mr. Vince it’s medication time.” A nurse with a squeaky voice spoke. The door creaked open to a dark room; Nurse Marie flicked on the light. Only to see Mr. Vince lying on the ceiling of the room draped in a cloth. As the lights star...

  • The Tunnels

    “Taste this.” Amy held a spoon over the mouth of an elder male who was covered in blankets inside a tunnel. The man sat up looking through the darkness; he spotted a couple sitting in the corner holding onto each other and saw Amy kneeling ...

  • Flash-Flash Flood of Blood (Mature)

    Sickening hags, half naked, draped in the contents of Abercrombie bags— high priced rags sliced up the thigh just to entice a guy. And here I am so sad I had a chance but alas I wear less-than-pants and thus have gained no inner circle entrance. ...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Flash

    Flash. Red. Mason’s heart skipped a beat. Flash. Blue. He looked out the window and couldn’t believe his eyes. They had found him. He had been careful to cover his tracks, but clearly he had fouled up somewhere. He quickly filled a backpack...

  • Ray (Mature)

    You’re a lazy string picker, chord roaming and flying off rhythm before I start mouthing those words I know. On drugs you’re slower. You’ve got those lost eyes, your fingertips quake like seared mice. When I try to match my lines with yours my ch...

  • crab walk gridlock

    The scraggly kid poked his brain out the water at me, bobbing up and down in the murk green salty sea like a floaty barnacle. His swim trunks ballooned around like underwater rocket pants, and he bubble-barbled fishy pleases at me, who was Queen of the...

    • Author: lauren OH!
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Stolen Mass

    Every rotation, she diminishes and I increase. I will be my sister’s grim reaper. I can imagine that, at first, our parents were ecstatic. A twin star birth would be a powerful one, enough to increase our galaxy’s standing against our neigh...

    • Author: MrsMica
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • Lilith

    She looked up out of thin gray walls that curled up over her bare skin. Later she would think of it as a sarcophagus, but for now it was simply the first thing she’d ever seen, along with his hungry face. “Lilith,” the man above her d...

    • Author: MrsMica
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • The Possibility of You [poem]

    All my nerve endings are flashing Like neon signs that read “OPEN.” Electricity trails sparks down my spine And my veins thrum madly Like strings that have been plucked and are waiting To be plucked again. There is music in my blood, There ...

  • Driving In A Daze

    I’m speeding. My surroundings fly past me. My foot is locked on the gas pedal involuntarily. I look through the glass windows, but I cannot see what is ahead of me; everything is blurry, unclear, smudged. I begin to look for my glasses, but I the...

  • Without Objection

    It’s thirteen minutes after eight in the morning. I open the fridge to reach for the gallon of milk to pour over my cereal. Someone knocks at the door and I jump, soon realizing my bran flakes are swimming in a puddle of milk. There goes my break...

    • Author: Danielle C
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • So

    A blonde walks into a bar and she isn’t looking for sex. Exactly.

    • Author: Danielle C
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A White Lie

    Vanessa types away at her keyboard a debriefing report about a current case for the office. The phone rings. She is not startled by the ring. After thirteen years, it’s a ritual. “Bernard and Wilson. How may I help you or direct your call?&...

  • Flash Fiction (Mature)

    David hadn’t noticed her face. He had been busy cursing himself for forgetting his umbrella. He saw a woman in a trench coat walking towards him on the sidewalk, but he didn’t think anything of it. That is, until she stepped in front of him and ope...