Stories tagged “parade”

  • The Journey

    We head out. Our group could always use more and better weaponry, and maybe we can find something nourishing, or at least edible. Every dozen or so feet, we stop and listen. The noise we hear is neither near nor far, but it’s too close for my lik...

    • Author: Spooky M
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • “Won’t you follow me down to the Rose Parade?”

    Her expectant face shown a bright light on the correct answer but I couldn’t bring myself to rise. How could I have gotten here; to the point where they all said I took this city for granted? It wasn’t true. I only eschewed the parade due to the fa...

  • Parade From Afar

    The parade, seen from the 70 something floor of an office building appears as ants, one following another, scrolling through a maze of concrete walls and streets below. Wherever they crawl the area erupts with color as people crowd the street and their...

  • Audrey G. Burnett: Preparations

    Audrey always knew her family was extremely distinguished in their special society and was trusted by everyone but she still couldn’t shake the feeling that they were all insane. She didn’t know what her father had been thinking when he dec...

  • Audrey G. Burnett: Sketchbook

    Audrey made it to the top without breaking a sweat. This wasn’t the first time she had made the climb. She peeked through the door in front of her her and saw her only friend. Crow was standing, looking out the wrap-around window, with his back t...

  • Audrey G. Burnett: A Cryptic Note

    Audrey grinned and hugged the old man. “You are the best.” “Go on out of here before I change my mind. You’ve spent enough time here for today, I think. We’ll start your lessons after the parade.” Crow smiled faintly...

  • (Day 26) The Chronocle

    BOOM That bass-filled shockwave almost caves in my eardrums, but I don’t notice. My eyes are too busy taking in the new scene so I can dissect and analyze it. I tell myself the same thing as I always do when I arrive. “There’s somethi...