Stories tagged “gun”

  • Straight Between the Eyes

    “Please don’t make me, I don’t want to, I, I can’t.” I was almost sobbing, looking up at the large pale orb in the sky. But it just stared back, letting me know I had to. This was it, I had to do it now or it would know. T...

  • Creation and destruction

    His eyes were crossed. The cold cylindrical corridor stared at His face. Air pooled around Him and cooled the sweat which seemed like a constant reminder of His life these days- something cold, putrid- something that is produced to help, but is only a ...

  • Shoot me Please!

    “Shoot me, Please!” I begged him. I’d even given him the gun and round thousand dollars to do it. “But why?” “Because I can’t take it any more, I want to die.” “But Jody,” he fumbled the gun a...

  • Boom! too!

    Well, it would have been a more effective BOOM!, if the gun had actually done something rather than just click. I looked at the gun, feeling mildly bewildered, when Laverne started laughing and dropping a handful of bullets to the dust. “Saw that...

  • The Funeral. (Mature)

    The ruckus started behind me. It was a good few minutes before I could see what was happening. Dad? “Dad. What is happening?” He couldn’t hear me. As a matter of fact no one could hear me . I was in a coffin. I remember now. If I co...

    • Author: Marli
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Down and Out

    I picked up the lawn chair I had stored in the barn to keep it from being dried and cracked by the harsh summer sun. I set it down in the usual place, between the side door of the house and the big elm tree. And I waited. My prey emerged from the roof ...

  • Sessions With The Counselor- Cont.

    He jumped from his seat and started to pace. After he mumbled awhile to himself, he took the pistol from his pocket and aimed it at the counselor. “You have it all wrong.” He stopped pacing and calmly replied, “I want her to die. She possessed me...

  • The Last Race

    “I’ll only be a minute.” Said Joseph “You can warm up the van; I parked it close to the entrance.” Joseph sat in the damped track waiting for a moment of lightening to pass by. Joseph was gripping tightly to the ticket; which held his very la...

  • Lead Foot

    Foot falls again, and The car speeds up. Cold, dark night. I see his blurred outline On this highway horizon. I sense his fear. He runs faster, but He is no match for me. Outsmarted again. Fumble for my tool, The one I mean to use. Cold, black, and mer...

    • Author: Mackizme
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • A Walk To Remember

    We were arm in arm, walking alongside the river. The moon was perfectly reflected on the surface of the water. I snuggled close into you to keep warm and you, being the gentleman that you are, offered me your coat. Our perfect moment but it didn’...

    • Author: thelostgirl
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Busted Hands and Red Paint

    Joe had quick hands. Had. Running a brush across a piece of thick paper in slow, jerky lines, he gritted his teeth. Painting was good for him, part of his rehab. He sighed. He had worked hard for an obscure skill set. They’ll be back, he thought,...

  • Hit a wall

    He’d hit a wall. He was surprised at the amount of detective work that could be done by an average person. Usually it was just a simple matter of the proper amount of money in the hands of the proper individuals. But even with all that, he’...

    • Author: Chad Wright
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Going Wrong

    Damn those wanker bankers who put me in this godawful situation… As I climb up the guttering pipe that snakes up the red brick house in this lonesome part of the countryside, I contemplate the reasons why I told my friend about my monetary troubl...

    • Author: J. A. Keane
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • How not to hold a rifle

    He picked up the Barret 50.cal sniper. And carefully reloaded it, The bullets are as big as my finger! he thought. The gun made a snap as the clip was put into place. Mark breathed heavily and put his eye up right next to the scope He then squeesed the...

    • Author: Henjo
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • 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 ...

  • Penultimate

    “So this is it?” Harold Jamison walked over to his ex-wife, extending his hand to caress the back of her head. “This is how our story ends?” “Yes Jamie.” “But what if I don’t want it to end? I think we deserve a sequel.” Jamison moved...

  • Labeled "Killer Revenge"

    Black. Blood. Tears. My wife wept as she felt the life slipping from my body. I had not meant for things to end this way, yet I had known they would have to. As the shot rang, I felt the warm trickle of blood on my chest. The gun slipped from my hand...

    • Author: Atjagape
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • Chapter 2, Part 1: Ayden (2)

    “Jess! Calm down!” Ayden yells. He knew this was a horrible idea. “You don’t tell me what to do anymore!” Jessica screams. Ayden notices a few drops of sweat running down Jessica’s face, and knows she’s nervous...

  • Unlucky, mate

    Looking down to the pavement he walked on, he spotted an unwanted receipt and a discarded pencil. He hastily noted down the eleven digits. Looking up, he saw a twenty dollar bill riding the wind towards him. Brian reached out a hand and plucked it from...

    • Author: H.S. Wift
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Owl and Raven

    With a smash of glass, Owl entered the room. His target was there, sitting behind a desk. The man jerked upright, sending his chair tumbling back. Owl’s steps crunched on the remains of the window as he approached the desk. Gun in hand. “Ra...

  • My Kind of Woman

    Clanging along the superstructures catwalk I reached Judy in seconds, long enough for Von Boom to get the gear-bird’s engine cycling to warm. Sparks flew as I skidded past Judy just far enough to turn and slice her ropes with one swing of my util...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The $20 Dollar Pistol

    This city stinks. Or maybe it is me that stinks, I’m not sure which. I came here with such high hopes but that has all been smashed, gone when they sold the company I worked for out from under me. The condo got repo’ed last week. Becky and ...

  • War Machine

    The operation of a HyperSpace Advancements Military firearm starts with the simple motion of a trigger backwards into the gun casing. The gun then requests confirmation from the grip, accessing the smart glove holding the weapon. When received, a fibre...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Rising

    “It’s done, Malik,” I murmured. “The cops will be here any minute.” He glowered at me— crying? Pissed. “What are you going to do?” He bellowed. “What the hell are you gonna do without me?” I l...

  • Horse thief

    “Where you goin’ boy?” The men said as he spat in front of Lee’s feet. This sent Lee falling to the ground as he tried to crab walk away. Cooter got off his horse and drew his gun and pointed it at Lee’s feet, “I said where you goin’ ...