Stories tagged “gun”

  • Never A Good Girl

    She was thoroughly pissed off. What did they take her for? An amateur? A weakling? She was not going to back down. If the men would not accept her, then she would just have to make them. There was no way she was going to be the one pushed around. Click...

    • Author: rain
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Old Hands and Bad News

    My mobile started ringing so I could avoid the question, I don’t normally answer withheld numbers but I was glad for the distraction. I recognised the voice of my father-in-law. “Hi Jim, how’s it going.” “Not well Tom, I&#...

  • The Restaurant of Horror (Mature)

    Lilian cautiously entered the resteraunt, examining every inch of the room for an enemy siting. She no longer worried about trying to avoid the puddles of blood all over the ground. Suddenly she heard something from behind the bar. She quickly turned h...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • ZOMBIES!

    The door was several inches of pristine steel. Even still, there was a distant thunder as the creature on the other side hammered on the door as hard as it could. John’s eyes were dragged back to his friend by a new sound. A low groan from a thro...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Safari

    The rhino stumbled, crashed through a bush, and plunged, bellowing, into the gorge. “Damn, damn, dash it all!” Lord Crowley lowered his rifle, but kept squinting his right eye as he gazed at the hole in the vegetation. “Not too cunnin...

    • Author: jesteram
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Big Hard Chilly Sleepy Goodbye (Mature)

    It’s a hard city, and a hard night. Luckily, I’m hard man, or it would be luck if I believed in luck, which I don’t, except that you make your own luck, and you have to, especially in a city this hard. Speaking of hard, I’m Joe ...

    • Author: Skull Man
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Crossed

    The rosary dangled to and fro, pinched at the end by the fingers of the only man I could ever consider my rival. Especially now, what with him having kidnapped me and all. He pretty much thought he had the upper hand, though, gun clenched tight in his ...

    • Author: Mogs
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • What it Takes to Prove Yourself (Mature)

    The colonel’s lifeless body slumped by her feet. Blood poured out from his chest and back, but his face was one of defiant laughter. Disgusted by her enemy’s disrespect she took aim at his face. With a quick pull of the gun’s trigger ...

  • All The Ingredients Are There (Mature)

    See Warren, age 5, playing with LEGO at school. He slips a LEGO man into his pocket to take home. Noone notices. Later he will tell his Mum it was a present from his teacher. See Warren, age 9, standing in a hospital corridor awkwardly watching his Fat...

    • Author: Ben Paddon
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Ingredients Aren't Always Apparent (Mature)

    See Charlie, age 5, playing piano. She’s learnt the right-hand for Beethoven’s 5th Symphony and her father tells her he’s proud of her. She smiles. She’s proud too. See Charlie, age 9, as she wanders around her parents’ ne...

    • Author: Adam Croft
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hung, Drawn and Quartered (Mature)

    Four in the fucking morning and Stevie Roy scratches the itch. Loads the shells into the 12 gauge, wipes the sweat off his brow and sets the alarm clock. Wakes up and ambles over piles of clothes and old beer cans. Finds his hat and the keys to the tru...

  • Undo (Doing the Bare Minimum)

    The smoking hot barrel drops to the floor. What have I done?

    • Author: Wilson A.
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Unbearable Love

    Candace removed James’ hands from her arms. She looked at the man who she loved for most of her life. She choked on her words, trying to say it as best as she could. “We need to see where our future takes us.” Candace opened the door ...

  • Restless Nights

    I waited by the doorway, listening to the rain drops hitting the side walk. I could see a shadow walk pass the curtains. Rushing threw the living room, trying to hit the lights. I could tell they did not want me there; I had a feeling I wasn’t go...

  • A "Just So" Story

    Gunman-ji closed the gate of Diplomat-sahib’s compound and then ducked through the small side door to resume his post. He looked up and down the street both ways, ensuring that no bad elements had followed Driver-bhai home on the circuitous drive...

    • Author: TSlothrop
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • Claire

    Click. His eyes opened. He could taste the metal of the gun, but he was not dead. He took the gun out of his mouth and stared at it. Apparently that bullet was a dud. For a full hour, Jason sat on the couch, gun in hand and stared. He was alive. He had...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The game

    It wasn’t the enormity of the house that had me speechless, but the lighting. Brilliant halogen spotlights accentuated each of the distinct characteristics of the palatial dwelling, from the gothic archways to the flowered tresses. I stepped insi...

    • Author: Brodo
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Sightless

    The room was pitch black, but the cold metal on the table was definitely a gun. The voice was also definitely a voice, clear and soft on some invisible speaker. The calm tone was infuriating. “Consider it an experiment in human nature, Dr. Steven...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Where is he?!!?!

    I strolled down the sidewalk, not a care in the world. I passed a street sign, it read, “Drury Lane” Chills ran down my back, this neighborhood was notoriously bad. Suddenly, my knees buckled, a piece of cold metal was pressed against the b...

  • Why I Hate The Bus

    I take this bus to work and back every day. Every day I sit in the seat at the back, tired and miserable. Sometimes I stare out the window at the grey skies and littered streets of my shitty town, but usually I just watch the people I’m forced to...

    • Author: Silven
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Whatever he had held in, snapped

    He wrapped his arms around my waist as I wrapped my arms around his shoulders. I felt like I was on top of the world. My heart skipped a beat when he leaned in and kissed me gently on the lips. Will swatted at Darrell with the camera again, “Fin...

    • Author: Turtles :)
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • If I can't have you, no one can! (Mature)

    He pointed the gun in my direction. I tried to move, but Will pushed me back behind him again. “Shane, calm down you don’t have to do this!” I said trying to hide my fear. It wasn’t working. “That could be us you know! Da...

  • You can see it comming, if you look. Part one

    If you want to live to the end of your shift, don’t get complacent. I had been working for an armored car company and had cultivated what I called a healthy paranoia. 11 men in seven years had died in my company alone doing my job. I had no intention...

  • You can see it comming, if you look. Part two

    My hand was resting on my sidearm, a Sig P226. When I saw the gun I knew I didn’t have a chance. I considered my options. It is amazing how quickly the human mind works when it has to. His gun was out. It was in his hand but not yet pointed at me. I ...

  • The Camp

    10 years ago, Bill and Jackie were taking their son, Atticus, to his first day of the 1st grade when the outbreak happened. Since the worst of the outbreak happened in military towns the Colby’s home town was not hit as hard, but never-the-less it wa...

    • Author: Rafekee
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.