Stories tagged “mutant”

  • Show us some leg

    The constant tapping sound was what woke him but he knew better than to open his eyes first off. Tensing muscles in his arms and legs, he discovered that he was strapped down, spread-eagled in fact. This was not a good sign. “Ahh, you’re aw...

  • Slipping Into Skins

    You try, you take a deep breath and call up the image of your old math teacher – it’s just like putting on a suit, just like stepping into him, you think. You can’t. You shoot off a quick sideways glance to Greg, who is watching you w...

  • Chew

    The apple rolled across the shack’s dusty floor, its body vermiculate and emaciated. It tucked into the corner of the room near a large mouse-hole. Not long after, a rotund mouse padded out of the hole. Circling around behind the sickly fruit, th...

  • Awake In His Arms

    Yes, I was part of the Rebellion. Yes, I had a job to do. Yes, the information I had was extremely sensitive and can’t get into anyone else’s hands. But here I was, caught in the heart of enemy territory, held hostage, and lying wide awake....

  • Playground Attack

    Aaron was the first child on the playground to discover it. “’Ey!” he shouted. Bonnie turned and noticed it right away. “Bee!” she cried. Carl was next to spot the giant creature. “See!” he exclaimed, pointing. The children fled to the sa...