Stories tagged “guns”

  • Officer Jones is on the Case

    Officer Jones took a deep breath before leaving the patrol car. In her limited time with the Police Department, she had made mistakes. She could not understand the laughter of the other officers, the anger of superiors, or the presumption that she woul...

  • Mind Games

    “Listen to me, get on the train.” He said in a nervous tone. “No, i’m not leaving you.” she replied, tears streaking her face. “Take the kids, get on the train and leave, get as far away from here as possible.”...

  • A Cautionary Tale

    “They came at night, destroyed our crops, killed our women and children yet we have done nothing about it! These beasts have made the ground within our parks tremble for decades, but we have just stood by and watched. There was no way to see it c...

    • Author: Holdini
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Gunshot

    He had never heard a gunshot before. He held his stomach. His hands felt nice and warm as the blood oozed out of him.

    • Author: ernmander
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • The Journey

    We head out. Our group could always use more and better weaponry, and maybe we can find something nourishing, or at least edible. Every dozen or so feet, we stop and listen. The noise we hear is neither near nor far, but it’s too close for my lik...

    • Author: Spooky M
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Another Hole in the Head (Mature)

    You know, I didn’t mean it. I mean I don’t even really like this job. It’s just one of those things you fall into. Who wants to be a long shore man? Or a grip for porno movies. I, I mean grip as in, you know, a stage hand, not “...

    • Author: BA Boucher
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Right Behind You

    Pammy Barnum wasn’t always a killer, least, not an active one. Never shot anyone in the time I knew her, and I knew her from when she was three. Oh, but she knew how to shoot. Her daddy saw to that. “I seen enough nonsense and bad folk out ...

    • Author: Geebs
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Choices

    A gun is a way of making choices, Pamela, her father’s voice echoed in her head, the memory redolent of sunlit afternoons. But it ain’t the only way. Remember that. Her young hands were practiced as they ran over the contours of the gun. Th...

    • Author: lostsalient
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Man Who Killed the Man Who Killed Kennedy (Mature)

    “But ya can’t kill John F. Kennedy, Jack Ruby!” “Wanna bet?” he smirked, “I didn’t get to have a name like Jack ‘Sparkling’ Ruby by being 1960 Chicago’s biggest fag!” At this, the entire bar erupted into raucous applause, cries of...

  • The DragonForce: Revival Reunion

    Years had passed since the last sighting of the powerful, beautiful, amazing Dragonforce. After being defeated by the heroic squad of heroes, all the villains had given up and moved on to better things, like professional-underwater-basket-weaving. But ...

  • Hidden Weapon

    Fourteen year old Clark knew where his dad hid the pistol, but had never thought to looked for the weapon, until today. His new friend, Merle Webster, was all about guns. Clark let slip that his dad had a Colt .45, and right away Merle wanted to see it...

  • Deserted

    I hold my breath, steady my rifle, and quickly blink away a bead of sweat running down into the corner of my eye. “Two point five”, my spotter mutters. I nod, almost imperceptibly, making sure the movement doesn’t knock me off target....

    • Author: Brodo
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Fic' Between (5/7/2009)

    “When in the course of human events it becomes necessary to break the political Bands which tie one people to another…” He stopped. “I can’t do this anymore. The Declaration was not a speech!” “It’s like ...

    • Author: White Hat
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Copyrighted

    I stand myself up at the end of a long valley. It is truly something awful; I barely manage to stand under the weight of my metal trappings. The sky is a distinct red; the city a distinct dead; but my batteries are distinctly unfed. Although my metalli...

    • Author: Clotifoth
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Upon Reflection (Mature)

    I’ve heard people say that, when they were faced with a near-death experience, time seemed to just slow down. Their senses heightened. They experience, for the first time in their lives, the act of living. I came to the conclusion that these peop...

    • Author: Ben Paddon
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • More Lessons

    He nodded, looking thoughtful, “I guess that makes sense, sort of, since a turbine will run on anything that’ll burn. I… Uh, I’m not all that certain I want to hear any more about it, though.” “Good, I didn’t w...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Ooops!

    Marli slipped a gun out of her purse and pointed it at Elsha. “Wel,l your employers are paying good money to get you back,” she said when Elsha’s face turned pale with shock. “Marli, how can you, we’re friends, back when w...

  • The Deal Is On Hold

    “What have you got, Julio?” Detective Arlen Mills asked, meeting the officer at the top of the stairs. Julio Mendez fell into step beside him. “A hotel maid heard gunfire coming from a room on the end. Called 911. I’ve never see...

    • Author: kaellinn18
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Escape Velocity: Zero

    Jordan LaMonica was often stung by the majestic brutality of the universe. In its every corner was wonder enough to induce rapture, and danger such as would stop the heart cold. It was both chaos and order on the grandest scale. The mysteries of a sing...

    • Author: ZorkFox
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Escape Velocity: +1

    Crouched on the deck, Jordan made an easy target for the pirate: a twitch of the blaster could cover him in any corner of the airlock. He dropped his hand from his wristpad to his thigh. “Shouldn’t you be boarding an escape pod?” Rami...

    • Author: ZorkFox
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Escape Velocity: +2

    Mendoza Ramirez, captain of the pirate ship Conscious Consumer, sometime blackmailer and frequent murderer, was impressed with the speed displayed by his prey as it whirled to escape. But no one is fast enough to dodge bullets, let alone blaster bolts....

    • Author: ZorkFox
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Escape Velocity: +3

    Bellowing in agony, Ramirez jerked instinctively away from the pain in his foot; off balance from kicking Jordan, he stumbled. The blaster discharged wildly, slagging something invisible in the smoke. Jordan kicked expertly at Ramirez’s groin, bu...

    • Author: ZorkFox
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
  • My Twelve-Year-Old and Her Gun

    The man started after me, but he stopped cold when he heard the shotgun blast. It was Sarah, my twelve-year-old daughter. She was on horseback, holding that Winchester like a natural. Sarah moved closer. The taller man reached for his gun. She fired a ...

  • Shots and Spurs

    “He’s scum, Bryce. He’s pure scum, and he’s lower than whale shit.” Bill, the toothless bartender, said. Most of his teeth had been knocked out breaking up fights in the bar. The rest just fell out. Bill poured Bryce anoth...

    • Author: Charlie K
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I don't even know what this story is about.

    I argued with my wife, then decided that I wasn’t living life how I ought to. I went to a bar, had too much to drink, and got into a fist fight with some guy who really only cared about keeping my groping hands off of his girlfriend. His intentio...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5