Stories tagged “lights”

  • Taking a Wish Back

    Thomas clinched his eyes against the harsh light of the bare bulbs hanging from the ceiling, one for each cot. His vision was a sea of pink. “Li-i-ights out!” came the call, and he knew for certain where he was. He was back. His eyes opened...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Night of the Big Storm

    The sound of thunder always takes me back to “the night of the big storm”. It was a summer evening in 1982. Many family members were together at my grandmother’s house helping her pack in the no sells from her yard sale that day. It h...

  • Self preservation 102: Dying is easy, it's living that's hard

    They say the last thing to go when you fall asleep is your hearing. It’s the first thing to come back when you wake up, too. It makes sense, but I couldn’t tell you what came back first this time. Consciousness crashed over me, nearly as pa...

    • Author: dkscully
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Paparazzi : Flashing Lights

    Her heels touched the the street and an explosion of camera flashes erupted as paparazzi desperately fought each other to get italic that picture italic that would sell for millions. They hound and heckle her and eventually swarm around her, as she now...

  • The Lights Glimmered In Her Eyes

    The rain fell heavy, the smell of smoke, metal and a rainstorm oddly blended together. Tragedy loomed the night air. The shouting of firemen and and policemen were almost drowned by the rain. The scramble around the two crushed cars was an almost organ...

  • Scene One [Classy Porn challenge] (Mature)

    “Neil, move the light and reflector over there, this is suppose to be daytime. Thank you. Connie, are you ready?” Connie, nude, legs crossed, sitting on a lawn chair, turned down the page of the magazine she was reading. “I suppose,” she said, ...

  • Restless Nights, Chasing A Ghost

    “Chasing ghosts Williams.” – “What is it to you if I am Charles.” – “Well your working on tax payers money, they wouldn’t fancy the ideal of you chasing a lost cause.” – “Is that how you see human society a lost cause.” – “I...

  • Here we go

    I couldn’t even hear myself think, it was so loud. Standing there in the tunnel underneath the arena, it felt like my eardrums were going to burst. 100,000 people filled those stands, and down here in the home team tunnel, it sounded like every s...

  • Is He Real?

    Jenna popped open the microwave, and got the popcorn while Clara got a huge bowl. As Jenna poured the popcorn into the bowl, they heard the guys snickering. Then the lights went out. “Ok! You know what! I’ve had it! Damon, Byron, turn the l...

  • Unfamililar Faces - 2

    A full on panic rushed through me, i could feel my legs freeze up and my eyes getting caught in a distant stare. I stood there frozen and unmovable.I could see the distant lights of cars becoming brighter and brighter but i just stood there, about to g...

  • What to Do With Kittens

    The kittens mewed and squirmed at her touch. Hues of yellow, red, and pale green bounced off the battered walls. Susanna hummed at first, slowly building to a song, ancient and unintelligible. Two small cats rose within an aura of power and majesty, th...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Otto

    Otto’s life had been a string of distastrously bad decisions. He thought he found his niche as a clown at childrens’ birthday parties. Something, however, went very wrong. Today had been a blur of sirens, flashing lights and yelling. Unsure...

  • To Gather is to Shine! (Day 2)

    I could feel a smile threatening to break out as I watched them come. Writers of different ages, sizes, colors, each carrying a brass lantern. Some had bought oils to mark them as different. Their flames burned in purples, pale greens, and silvers. Sev...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Time To Panic (Day 11)

    “Add seven tablespoons of mustard.” I muttered, scanning the recipe for the hundredth time. I reread it a couple times before I realized it says “teaspoons”, not “tablespoons”. I stifled a groan as I quickly added th...

  • Bright Lights

    I stood on the pavement and watched as a puddle of rainwater periodically changed from shades of green to yellow, and yellow to red. It seemed the downpour had stopped just so Jason and I could get our bags out to the car. The trunk slammed shut with a...

    • Author: jdot
    • Posted about 4 years ago.