Stories tagged “open”

  • An Opened Door (part one)

    “The key could not be used…” I whispered sadly. My gaze fell to the floor, but the eyes of all who had faith in me bore into my soul. All hope was gone now. Something that I had once thought to hold significant opportunities was noth...

  • An Opened Door (part two)

    How stupid I was to almost believe my words right then and there. I was older now, but I couldn’t call myself wiser. If I had wisdom, then I would have been able to use the key. It shined in the fleeting light of the sun that poured through windo...

  • An Opened Door (part three)

    But the people would still need someone. Clearly, the person they were looking for wasn’t me… Even so, how could I abandon them after all they had done for me and for each other? I searched for a hidden truth; some impunity or forgiveness for ...

  • An Opened Door (part four)

    I dared to look up. My gaze was fixed on the little wooden cross that hung on the wall across from where I stood. Jesus had sacrificed himself for the people he loved. Many had doubted him and wanted him dead, but he still suffered for them. It was s...

  • Escape

    In the dim light I nearly ran into it. Valctor and Feela were sobbing for breath. Both looking to me for a solution. Down the tunnel behind us, the feeders were closing the distance – us, their escaping prey trapped. The passage blocked off with ...

  • Overkill

    “Alright, so here’s the plan: at twenty-two hundred, the place should be deserted. We secure the area, probably half the block would be fine.” “Okay…” “Then, once we get the all-clear, we start infiltration. We...

  • Swinging Door

    A big blue door. A big blue door, that has never been opened. A big blue door, that has never been opened, that I dared to open. There was no door knob, no handle, nothing. How I planned to open it was easy. I would push it open, with all of my might&...

  • More Than Nothing

    There was no floor beneath my feet, a feeling of nothingness enveloped me; no hot, no cold, not even the air that surrounded me. A dark vastness, nothing to see, nothing to feel, not a single sound to be heard. Yet before me I know it’s there. A door...