Stories tagged “jail”

  • Relative Particle Transference Controller

    “Awful?” said a newcomer. “Wasn’t he thrown off a balcony for giving Mister Mayhem’s wife a foot massage?” Baron Quandry and Magnificus looked up to see Professor Anthrax standing at the doorway to the cell, which st...

  • Psst...

    “Psst.” Prof. Anthrax didn’t look up. He kept his head down when he was working in the prison woodshop. It wasn’t that the other inmates intimidated him; he simply had nothing to say to the thick-necked mouth-breathers around hi...

  • Jailbreak

    In no particular order, she makes sure she has: -iPhone -brush -chewing gum -a photo of him at the cabin -keys -wallet She backs out of the gravel driveway, not bothering to look for traffic. It is late, and he is waiting. On the radio, CentroMatic. Qu...

    • Author: dt
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Secret Door

    These concrete walls are bittersweet A definite curse, yet such a treat The people inside are so much more Outsiders seem like such a bore They can’t keep us in forever, though We know something they don’t know There’s a secret door t...

  • On the corner (Mature)

    Tape #07 (15:34-18:01) “So, why do you do it?” “Do what? Bangin?” “Yeah.” “‘Cuz I was born in it. I got no hope. No help. Just me and my blood out here on the corner. Look at this shit, man.* I don’...

  • It All Comes Out Behind Bars

    When she came to she was not surprised to find herself behind bars. Straw was sitting by his desk, watching her. Bella pushed herself up into a sitting position and smiled at him. “Your boy did a real fine job,” she said. “Reckon he ...

  • Plans on Paper

    “But how do you know that. This isn’t a world where plans work like they do on paper Hannah,” my anger was starting to get a hold of me, yet her voice remained calm and emotionless. “That’s why I cover all instances. I knew th...

  • Gallows Pole

    The silent rumbling of thunder and the loud crack of lightning woke the prisoner from his slumber. It was dawn and today was the day of his execution. He sat chained from his wrists to the cold stone wall. Out the window of his cell he saw the gallows ...

  • Gallows Pole - Part 2

    The small crowd gathered to see the execution. They were planning on seeing this even though a storm was just about upon them. Women in fancy dresses held their umbrellas with laced gloved hands making sure that the rain would not soak their designer g...

  • Behind bars

    “Well, well well, I didn’t believe it when I heard it, but seeing this for myself, it’s about time you are behind bars.” Paul turned around, saw Marty’s ugly smirk and turned back towards the window. “I’m not here for long Marty,” Paul ...

  • Pain and Pain

    Though it was a short run my body felt battle worn. My emotions hurt so that I sent my head back into the brick wall giving me physical pain to match. I sat among the trash clenching my eyes shut to cope with the pain. It felt like a war was going on i...

  • Seven Deadly Sins: Epilogue

    Pig-Pen watched in horror as Kara was sentenced to seven years of jail time for involuntary manslaughter. She was released on good behavior after four years. Each week during her time in jail, Pig-Pen wrote to her and finally revealed that he loved her...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • First Time Jail

    It wasn’t the smell, it was the fear that really got to me. The fear of the unknown. As I walked down the long basement corridor with the cops, I couldn’t contain my emotions, I turned to the men I had spent the last 8 hours with and admitt...

  • As the time Passed

    About 20 men of different ages and races sit in a 10×15 foot concrete room, one wall is solid steel bars. Steel benches circle the walls. “What are you in for?” the large black man sitting just a few feet away shouted at me. I followed...

  • Getting to know the neighbors

    The argument over my crime continued for a few minutes until the largest of the men finally ended it by turning to me. "You in for a misdemeanor? “Felonies”, I mumbled, playing with my shoes and trying to end the conversation I knew I ...

  • The Dinner Bell

    A commotion started in the cells as the CO rang the dinner bell. The cells across the aisle were served first. The dinner menu was a choice of cheese or peanut butter sandwich and a carton of milk. The mere thought of both items sickened me and irritat...

  • They Call It Pedigree

    When she called my name, her podium pressed against the steel bars, I wasn’t sure what to do. She repeated it loudly. “Are you here? Come to the front.” she finished. I rose from my seat on the concrete floor and approached the bars. ...

  • Try Again Tomorrow

    “Juarez”. The CO called out for a second time. “It’s time for court Juarez, come on or you’re staying the night” Juarez didn’t move, he was sleeping on the steel benches next to the toilet. His clothes covered ...

  • The Next Step

    My name was included in the last group called upstairs for the night. As I stepped from the jail cell for the first time in hours, I lined up with 4 other men. “My partner isn’t here and I don’t have enough cuffs, so you’re all ...

  • Under Arrest

    As I sat in the small red chair in the corner of my bedroom, nearly in tears, he uttered the unthinkable. “Yes, you’re now in our custody” Detective Darton said. “What about my trip, and work? How am I going to get to work?̶...

  • Rise and Shine

    I had worked late the night before on a project, finally getting to bed around 2:30am. At 6:30 the banging and shouting on my apartment started. I was startled from my sleep, the noise from the door was alarming and deafening, as I searched my bedroom ...

  • We all heard his anger (Mature)

    “I’m gonna fucking kill you!” he shouted as I rounded the corner. It wasn’t clear who he was threatening, the line of men and women both cops and alleged criminals was long. He was about half way down the hall, cuffed with both ...

  • Is this really happening? (Mature)

    Hi spanish was fast and angry, even if I was fluent, I wouldn’t have been able to follow. He switched from spanish to english as he spoke to the men sitting around him. “They are saying attempted murder, fuck!” He grunted as he threw ...

  • Do I get to go home tonight?

    As the ADA rattled off the 6 different felonies, I stood there quietly. The judge was an older man, his skin and hair showed the classic signs of a WASP aging: sagging and gray. He starred at me as the charges of computer hacking were rattled off. R...

  • The noise of life

    The wallet he took from his left pocket was thick, the leather worn from age and abuse. It’s only a shade lighter than his skin. From it, he removes several white plastic cards. “My boy down in Maryland does them for me.” he said, thu...