Stories tagged “hole”

  • Existential Death Hole

    Jeron screwed up his eyes, trying to comprehend his friend’s glee, “You’re kidding right?” “I am…dead serious,” Kyle intoned dryly, before bursting into giggles cut short only by his voice cracking. “Real...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Ginger: The Ruins

    The hole was too well-hidden to be found, it had to be. Someone had ratted us out. The pirates had taken everything. Our food, our Memories, but worst of all, Bag Man’s whole collection: everything we’d worked so hard to keep safe. What was...

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Ginger: Bag Man's Message

    I didn’t cry. I don’t cry. I’ve seen too many things. I did lower myself into the compartment with Bag Man and I held him for a long, sad time, his burgundy blood staining my coat and trousers. His body was cold, lifeless now, the spa...

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Quarantine

    It’s 2050. They said the hole would’ve been fixed by now, but they were wrong. Oh, God, those scientists and politicians and environmentalists were so wrong. The hole didn’t close, it got bigger, and it let in the disease. The disease...

    • Author: Laine Grey
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Of Comas and Killing Death

    “So what does this get us?” Jeron asked. “I mean, sure, he was in a coma, and sure, he met Death. But—” “But this means the method works!” Kyle said, ecstatically. “I just have to go into a coma, and boom! I ...

  • SuperHero Black Hole: Part III

    You have to understand that my ability, as freaky as it sounds, is as weird to me as it is to you. The time I first realised I had this ability was on Monday, September 28th, 2009. It was 6:05pm. I had finished watching a repeat of the last ever episod...

    • Author: J. A. Keane
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • SuperHero Black Hole: Part IV

    Seeing my dad this way, MINUS the ugly scar that had cut a vicious curved line into his face for nearly two months after the anti-climactic aftermath of the car accident that had left him with that gaping, bloody gash in his face, was…well, if yo...

  • SuperHero Black Hole: Part V

    Now, before my story goes any further, there is one last facet of my power you must know about. And it’s the most critical part of my power. Using me as an example, and pretending that someone else might have the same power as me, I’ll desc...

    • Author: J. A. Keane
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • revelation

    the only revelation in getting back my soul would be to see your rotting flesh lying in a hole

  • Keywords

    This campfire society is a call to isolation. Away from technology’s test, no need to duck bullets. Sequestered away from that teeming death hole, One may take pride in life and philosophy, comedy and fears. It is a speed run from darkness to lig...

    • Author: Tesseract
    • Posted about 7 years ago.
  • The Hole

    The presence of the hole didn’t take me by surprise; I had wandered through these woods daily for the past seven years and watched it slowly being carved through the earth. It was just a divot at first, really, and was simple to ignore. With each...

    • Author: Holly K
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Car Crash Mentality

    Well, when I say “it” and “she” hit me, I mean to say: First, she hit me. A sharp, sudden, quick and painful punch in my face. (I distinctly remember the feeling of her skinny knuckles ramming against my skull – bone again...

    • Author: J. A. Keane
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Girl Speaks (Superhero Black Hole: part 17)

    “What is going on,” I ask in the speakthink way I have to talk in here. The Girl steps out from the darkness, into my line of vision. Her face is calm, but her eyes betray her. It’s not an evil look, exactly…but it’s not a...

    • Author: J. A. Keane
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Darling... (Superhero Black Hole: part 19)

    She stops her wicked cackling inhumanly suddenly. (It’s the only way I can describe it. For visual reference and comparison, go watch any of the scenes set in the Black Lodge in Twin Peaks, and you’ll get the gist of it. (David Lynch must h...

  • Premonitionised (Superhero Black Hole: part 21)

    The screen flickers white. The countdown from 5 to the film’s beginning passes. The lines and moldspots and cigarette burns momentarily crowd the screen, then disappear. And then… …an image. A multitude of images, one after another a...

    • Author: J. A. Keane
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Aftermath, Before Another (part 23)

    I awoke. My lungs gasped for air. Pain everywhere. I couldn’t think for the pain. Aches, stabbings, stingings, all kinds of pain. Pain, pain, fucking PAIN. Breathing harsh, quick breaths in and out of the icy air— (smoking imaginary cigaret...

  • Flash Waaaaaaay Back (part 26)

    Blinding flash. High-pitched scream. Loud bursts of noise. Unknown pain, fierce, stabbing, my head. Silence. It all stops without warning. But one thing is for sure: I’m not in the Inbetween anymore. I’m not in the middle of the road, eithe...

  • Confusion (Superhero Black Hole - part 27)

    “Is this actually happening?” I say. Well, my Other Me says this. My Other Past Me. Or, seeing as I’ve just come from the extremely distant past, he’s technically my Future Me. Or whatever. I’m as confused as he is. ...

  • Point A to Point B Via Point ש֗ (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 28)

    “Compared to all the timeline-jumping I’ve done,” I replied, “this is getting from Point A to Point B in a straight line.” Other-Me exasperatedly exhaled, issuing a voluminous cloud of white breath. He glanced uneasily bac...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Me, Myself, and I (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 29)

    Me₃ looked rather bushed. “Oh goody,” he flatly announced, “I got to you in time.” “What…the…crap,” both I and Me₂ stammered. Me₃ straightened up. “We seem to have a common problem—or, rather, sever...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Head Trip (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 30)

    “For the purposes of this lecture,” Me₃ explained, “the ‘Présent’ is 9:45 PM on the night of the car accident.” He moved the slide forward, and red dot appeared in the center of the screen. “The two of you, ...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Paradoxical (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 31)

    I stumbled over my words. “When I…when I flashed way back.” “Precisely,” Me₃ responded. He pointed at Me₂. “When he came back, he came back prior to his departure from the timeline and in the so doing ran into you.&#...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Triple Time (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 32)

    “You see,” went on Me₃, “originally—well, originally to me, at least—I kept on trying to deïce the road. You,” he declared, pointing to me, “were unsuccessful, much as you would have been had I not intervened in the...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • Future Shock (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 33)

    “But the future is open, full of possibilities!” I protested. “The past is written, but the future is a blank—” “True enough,” Me₃ interrupted. “But if you put your mind to it, you can travel a little bit i...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
  • A Gambit, A Dance (Superhero Black Hole, Pt. 34)

    “What the deuce?!” I shouted, then took a swig of Coke to calm my nerves. Me₃ indicated the screen. “I went back into the future. By giving up the ghost with the accident…sorry, bad choice of words…I loosed myself from Lactrodec...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 6 years ago.