Stories tagged “king”

  • My Beautiful Rescue

    I’ve been dancing on the tops of buildings… Every day I wake up to you, and I smile. That smile’s just for you, you know. And when you smile back, it’s flawless. Everywhere I go, I wear your smile, the essence of you, around my ...

    • Author: Granada
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Lord of the Fly (Mature)

    The fair maiden looked at her Lord longingly as she wiped her chin with her sleeve and widened her sultry smile. “Off with you now. Your King has pressing matters to attend to lass.” He paused for a moment, quivered, regained his composure ...

    • Author: Meiz
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Michael Jackson: Human and Oh So Mortal

    It just doesn’t seem real, yet. Maybe because they just keep repeating the same things. All of these tributes…I feel like any minute now, he’s gonna jump up and say “gotcha!” But in my heart, I know he won’t. “...

    • Author: Laine Grey
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The King of the Road Meets the Peon

    Matt saw a dot along the road, several miles down what was once an unassuming highway in Arizona. Thinking it was a semi truck (or at the very least an RV), he kept Dreadnought barreling towards it. When he eventually did slow down, he found out that i...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Diary of a King: Stone Age

    Today, Oog made an amazing discovery. We were throwing stones at the women, you know, having a laugh, when Oog throws a stone, misses, and it slides on the ground. But… it slided in a way, where it seemed to rotate as it hit the ground. So, Oog d...

  • The King and the Peon Meet Death Zone

    The peon came to in Dreadnought’s back seat, bound hand and foot. Matt was driving the immense vehicle down what used to be the Interstate, and the massive truck was speeding at a fantastic rate. “What are you doing?!” the peon demand...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
  • The King, the Peon, and Death Zone Ship Out

    Death Zone was a huge, heavily muscled man who wore a black tank top and similarly black jeans. He had two bands criss-crossing his chest, covered in ammunition. He had several guns of various sizes on his belt, and carried two suitcases with him. Matt...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
  • Peon's Predicament

    The peon sat in the back, hog tied, looking at two of the craziest men, he was sure, he had ever encountered. He was at the bottom of the food chain by a desert mile and thought for sure he would soon become non existent and the thought of how he would...

    • Author: Ath
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Peon Makes a Gamble

    “You ever have trouble out here on the roads?” the peon asked. Matt turned to him. “How do you mean?” “Do you ever get hurt?” “Well, heck yes,” Matt said. “You don’t be the king of the road wi...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • your move

    The ebony queen gathered her robes and sashayed across the black and white marble floor. All the knights could do was watch as she lifted her silken leg and… Time seemed to slow down. The kings face slowly drained of colour. She had aimed the kick ri...

  • Present to Beyond

    ..which wasn’t present at all. Was it? He blinked. Nasra had just walked out of the tent, yet she was no longer here. The runes, less than scratchings in a dust coated stone, worn away as if by the scuff of many insect feet. The offerings, gone, ...

  • King for a Time

    Timothy surveyed his grand throne room from his opulent throne. He rested his chin in his hand and thought. He thought about the previous ruler of this kingdom. Timothy thought about how he had usurped this man’s rule when he had mysteriously van...

    • Author: Charlie K
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
  • Legend of Gabriél (18)

    “Yes, and speaking of la Organización,” Andres said. I looked at the man in black, his face covered everywhere but around his eyes. “Hola, señor. Soy, Erikson, de la Organización,” The man said and bowed down. I was confused ...

  • Skye Sword

    “Where did you get this?” Kron, the blacksmith inquired of the boy on the seat of the wagon. “It fell from the sky three nights ago,” he replied. “That is the rarest of iron.” Kron murmured, “fit to become the ...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Legend of Gabriél (19)

    Meeting el Rey was an incredibly long process. They bathed and dressed me; told me the rules I had to follow when speaking to el Rey. I was nervous, but had to be perfect. I entered el trono, which was filled with gold and precious gems. “¿Quié...

  • The Tower

    “In his hand he holds the whisper, In his mind he holds the shield. In his heart he commands the sorrows, Of a people who cannot yield.” -Inscribed on the Breastplate of Artamoth the Conqueror Fog and mist cloaked the Tower grounds and obsc...

  • Tower Gate - The Tower pt. 3

    Atop the wall surrounding the Tower the guards marched in greater than usual numbers. The assassin watched the guards with interest, wondering how Lord Vulklan had divined Artamoth’s plans. There must be an informant among Artamoth’s men th...

  • Legend of Gabriél (20)

    Had I heard right? El Rey wanted me to fight Andres? Someone who had been so kind to me? El Rey’s face did not show any sign that he was kidding us. Un sirviente lightly threw me a sword. I caught it as an instinct, but this meant that I was now ...

  • Second Chancers - Ready, Steady, Go

    The great hall swept swiftly into action. All trappings of festivities and idleness were spirited away, replaced by the earnest practicalities of war. If the gods had indeed come, they would want to see what manner of men they were, and by all they hel...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Bricking it (Mature)

    King Karl looked the tall architect squarely in the knees, exasperated. “Bob, what the fuck?” Bob’s knees squirmed awkwardly under the King’s well-practiced scrutiny. It had been a long time since one of his castles had collapse...

    • Author: StudioMax
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Lineage - Part 1

    “Bring out the prisoner!” His Royal Highness sat on his regal throne gripping the golden arm rests. He hated this part of his royal duties. Sending a man to his execution is something that only God can command, and yet God laid that burden ...

  • Lineage - Part 2

    “Our mother would turn in her grave, God rest her soul if she found us here on this day,” The King paced back in forth in front of his brother bound in chains. “By my divine duty I must sentence you to death, however I cannot strike a...

  • A Window into Summer

    Summer set in. The days long and beautiful, provided everyone with a font of good will, and as long as you could steer clear of neighborhood gossip and avoid the evening news, you could keep that sense all summer long. Kids rode bikes up and down the d...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Sixth Sword of Dominion: Night's Princess

    Allor knelt before the Sword, as he did each night since it became his responsibility. Sheathed and kept on an ornate stand, the Celestial Sword gave off a gentle glow. Most called it the Moon Sword as if it were a title. Allor knew it was the second o...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Knighted Nicknames of the King's English

    I dub thee ‘Sir Snuggly’ Since ‘Kid Cuddly’ Is no name for a prince Also, henceforth, you must Marry ‘Miss Money Grubby’. You deserve a death sentence So take her as your penance. She’ll be like a bad buddy Wh...

    • Author: Tad Winslow
    • Posted over 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5