Stories tagged “memory”

  • Memories

    Dharma yelped as her skin was pulled fiercely by Seneca’s strong hand. She glared at Seneca, hurt, and backed away. Soon she was lost in the crowd, but Seneca caught a last glimpse of her- talking to Glom. Seneca’s feet pounded into action, hurling...

  • Retribution

    She ran faster and faster, though Glom’s voice had faded long ago. Finally, she slowed, panting, and found herself at the docks. The sky was a soaring, majestic blue, with nary a cloud in sight. She pulled the orange out of a fold in her ragged skirt...

  • Remember?

    God, I just keep remembering. Do you ever remember? Do you smile as insanely as I do? It’s kind of driving me crazy, I need to know what you’re thinking. I want to know. Please. I… it’s just, real. I remember it all. It’s ...

    • Author: wytherwings
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Twisted Love - Protecting

    Juan and Rocky were only too willing to help carry the unconscious Rob back. Hannah knew the nicknames and jokes would start but that was something Rob could deal with. If he didn’t want to be tormented he should hold his alcohol better, or not d...

  • And Captain Morris Said...

    Seneca He really is very foreign, isn’t he… mused Seneca as she listened to Sergei chatter on about his journey on the ship, the dolphins he had seen on the way, the friends he had made, and many other things. He doesn’t know when to ...

  • I see you're awake...

    As I opened my eyes and began to look around, the sudden realisation of where I was began to sink in. But why was I here? Last I remember I was walking down the street with Lauren to get some coffee. Where’s Lauren? I quickly turn my head to look...

  • The Colour of Grandma

    A lilac grows beside my house, a small thing getting bigger every year. It was brought, the piece that was planted, from 800 kilometers away, from the place where Grandma’s ashes lay. Above those ashes, a lilac grows grows, its fragrance perfumin...

  • The Moment Adrian

    Adrian’s oxygen was on empty after her starship was destroyed; rocketing her from the onslaught that had brought death to her home world and her crew. Now the weightless behemoth, twisting around its headless form, began making its way effortlessly t...

  • Memories from Once Upon a Time

    I closed my eyes and breathed him in. I leaned my back against his chest and felt him tighten his arms around me. I felt so safe in his strong embrace I could stay here forever… I thought And I would too… if— “Sophie?” He ...

  • Life in Solitary

    i pull on the bars with idle hands distant eyes paint flakes off where the wraith of my rebellion has rubbed away the time floating outside staring up at the sky fifteen degrees of freedom in a circle without end another cup drains mnemosyne and leth...

    • Author: Xanathael
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Engine Driver

    I opened the door and closed another he ran out and you followed I never saw you again if I had, I would have told you that it was a test the lesson this time was if you really love someone you let them go just to see if you taught them well enough to ...

    • Author: TalonJay
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Spatters

    It drips from my eyes, down my cheeks, collecting across the lines of my jaw to drip off and onto my chest, to join the rivers that flow there from around what’s been still been buried. When you placed it there you were not yourself- screaming an...

    • Author: TalonJay
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • I Want to Remember

    I awoke. I had apparently been sleeping for a long time. My hair is rumpled, my clothes are off. I’m sitting naked in a dark room. There are no doors. There aren’t any exits. I can’t get out. My memory seems very unclear. I can’...

    • Author: Sam Ervin
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Survivor's Guilt

    Anna closed her eyes and again imagined her step father standing above her 24 years ago, thin lips and thinner hair, asking her about her day. Anna’s 1868th day on earth had been unremarkable to that point, and might have remained so had her moth...

    • Author: dt
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • In Memory of Poppa

    The most important thing I have to say here and now is this. I would like the memory of my grandfather, James Blohm, to live on forever. I want his soul to be remembered even more than I want to be remembered. Poppa was a wonderful person, and, altho...

  • Peapaw

    You feel like a distant memory, laughing man in my photo. Your bear hug barely a brush on my shoulder. I fear I’m forgetting, much like you. Your raspy advice, growing fainter on the tapes of my mind, sounding more like ghostly noises, capture...

  • Reasoning With The Torturer

    It was several painful days later and my torturer was taking one of his rare breaks. I decided it was time to try and reason with him once more. “Look, even if I am Mr Tull and I did used to know the information you require then the memory alteri...

  • The Former Amnesiac Has A Flashback

    Laylani and Oliver sat on the dock just staring into the water.She thought back to how this whole thing had started. Laylani and Oliver had been found wandering the streets of downtown Waynesborough three years ago,Laylani had been severely burned and ...

  • Two's Company, Four's A Crowd; Especially In The Same Body

    “Oliver,” Laylani sighed. “I’m four different people. Obviously people can’t handle that.” Oliver looked over at her and started to say something. “I know, I know. There are other people with split personalitie...

    • Author: Lone Writer
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Shadow Of A Doubt

    “Come on, Laylani. Shhh.” Oliver pleaded. “You know I don’t know either. We are who we are and eventually people will learn to understand.” Laylani continued to sob into his chest. “I know, I know. You always say tha...

  • Memory Lapse

    I was just about to hang up when I heard dad pick up the phone. “Yeah?” His customary, eloquent greeting. “Hi, dad. Catch you at a bad time?” I asked. “Nah. Had to run downstairs to catch the phone. The one upstairs was de...

  • Routes, Reroutes, and Reminders

    Brian was smart, but it was foolish of him to underestimate superhuman intelligence. By definition, there was no way I could lose. Even as we were speaking I was duplicating log files, renaming them, encrypting them, filing them away in innocuous locat...

    • Author: uselessness
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Phone Call: The Netherworld

    …because I can’t tell you about the horrible atrocity that happened today. Because you can’t help me not to screw up again (oh, you didn’t even know about the screwup, because you passed away on the same weekend) or find a metho...

    • Author: Lancet
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Don't delete my save!

    He didn’t know what to do. He hadn’t expected to be put in this situation and it hurt more than it should have, considering everything that he’d been through before now. To go ahead with it was to erase the last remnant he had of the ...

    • Author: Silven
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
  • Continued...

    The wind blows, knocking my hood back causing me to think, just for a second, of turning around and heading home. It is as if the wind is beckoning me back. I shake my head, ridding my mind of the thought as I pull my hood back up. I take a few more st...