Stories tagged “grime”

  • Ashes Remain: Prologue Part 1

    I looked up, waking from a daze. My cold, pale fingers shook as they held a small black-and-white photo. It was of a small girl, maybe 16-years in age, cuddling a black kitten in her slender arms. He face was scrubby, her clothes looked like they had n...

  • Unexpected Company

    The ghostly, gravelly voice drifts into the room like a puff of smoke. Alice continues to lie on the floor and sob softly into her knees, small spasms of madness and revulsion wracking her thin frame. “Come now, Alice. Is that how you would greet...