Stories tagged “plan”

  • 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 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Brainstorm to Starboard

    “I don’t like how close they’re getting,” LW called warily from the stern. Captain Jason only gritted his teeth, “No worries, crew. We’re picking up speed!” “When do ya suppose they’ll be in range t...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Boy Without a Plan

    I screeched to a stop on a street somewhere on the edge of town. There was an empty gas station to my right and an army of townhouses to my left. I had nothing. It was 3:00 am on a Wednesday in mid-January, and I had nothing but my car, my clothes and ...

  • Timing

    This little flutter of doubt is now a seed planted in my brain, slowly taking root and being fertilized by this man’s continual presence. He takes a look, I jump. What’s wrong with me? I’ve had no qualms about it, even willing to take...

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • No Reason to Fear

    For the longest, shortest second of my life my heart stops and my physical appearance is a millimeter away from betraying my shock. Did he just say that out loud? How could he possibly know? But I can’t go there, can’t let my reaction show....

    • Author: Stovohobo
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Gears Go Turning (Mature)

    “Dude, look at her tits!” I glanced up at the girl walking by, her voluptuous cleavage spilling out of her too tight top, jiggling in time with her voluptuous fat rolls. I shuddered. My friend followed her with his eyes as she walked down t...

    • Author: Saint Chuck
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Out of The Woods?

    Cal and JoAnn were completely out of breath when they made it out of the woods somewhere on old Blue Hickory road. The pavement provided them a river of calm and safety. They stooped over, hands on knees, panting. “So,” Cal swallowed, his m...

  • Devious Development

    She looked out the dingy window over the rain-drenched slum before addressing us. “Boys, I’ve a plan, but I’m not quite sure where to carry it out.” “What’s different about this one?” I asked with a squeak. ...

  • Where in the World...

    The announcements about changes to spacial geography really struck home on my trip to London. Yeah, I should have listened to the warnings since the trip wasn’t strictly necessary. At least, I’m sure the un-initiated probably think that. Bu...

    • Author: DaculaDom
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Plan (Mature)

    It was the perfect plan. We had been preparing and waiting for over a week, and we were ready. It was the five of us. We had grown up together, lived together, and were going to die together. It had all started when Chrissy came to Matt and I, crying. ...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • Sinking (Mature)

    The night of our big day finally came. Tom bought a bottle of fine champaign. We made a toast to good friends, and great ideas. We shared our last laughs, and our final excitement. Then, it was off to the beach. We drove an hour to get to the shore of ...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Boys Club

    The boys thought they were too cool with their secret language. Sitting in their secret hide-away they planned their next adventure. “Tonight we go to J’s Cigar shop and collect more J.C.S. cigar seals we find on the ground. We need more to...

  • E is for Existential

    Without thinking, or with really fast thinking I couldn’t track, I bolted from the portapotty. The woman had noticed the gate and the undulating mass of eager hands emerging from behind it. “Run left!” I screamed as I sprinted to my r...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • It's Out There

    Only a soft and fuzzy wall stood between me and the monster. I couldn’t see it but it was out there, lurking among the wooden block buildings and toy cars, pillaging the miniature city. I bet it could smell my fear as it slid along the ground searchi...

  • Fragile Things

    “Definitely insane.” “I concur, utterly mad…with a dash of stupid.” “Look,” Brandon shot up from under the hood, “if you two idiots aren’t going to help, then leave. I’ll do it myself.” ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
  • Only One Way Out (I) (Mature)

    Laying tied on the bed got me thinking about everything. Ethan, my parents, my baby… Everything in my life is so fucked up, and I just keep getting into deeper shit, without even trying. I could blame most of it on the baby, but it’s always...

  • Only One Way Out (II)

    “You’re right,” Ruth says and I can’t believe how easy this is, “I have a ton of plastic knives.” She lets out a little chuckle. She leaves, but reappears quickly after with a plastic knife and fork. I stop pacing on...

  • Only One Way Out (III)

    There isn’t any shower, but there is a bathtub. One of those that you sit and rub yourself in for hours. I turn the knobs all the way to the left and let the water pour into the tub. I look around and find that next to the toilet is a big cabinet...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Plan

    I’ll start small and build. Controlling him will be easy, I will first offer gifts of fresh food and become his friend. As time passes, I’ll give him more and more food, making him more indebted to me. I won’t ask to use the machine a...

  • Epiphany (I)

    She knocks again, and when I don’t answer, she begins to knock harder and eventually opens the door. It wasn’t locked, but I assume she wanted to give me privacy. I hear her gasp, and grab the pills from the floor. “Damn!” She s...

  • Epiphany (II) (Mature)

    I stop halfway down the hallway and notice that I’m naked. Fuck. Should I go back and face Ruth or not? I decide I’m done letting people seeing me naked—especially Denny, who God knows, where he is. I walk back into the bathroom and s...

  • Time to Formulate a Plan

    As I woke up, light flooded the room. I heard someone come closer to me and sit on the bed. “Good morning” said Sandra softly. I lifted my head and I was so happy to see her smiling. She had bowl of cereal with her. “It’s for yo...

  • Chronicles Of Millie and Me Chapter 11

    March 26th 1997 8:25am “Wake up Demetri the school bus will be here in 20 minutes. Arghhh, you seem more dead to the world than me right now. Okay if you don’t complete your essay today that you have been deliberately been putting off then ...

  • Drums of War Not Patty Cake

    Martin only paused, that quizzical look of his plastered on his goofy mug. The sound of my own heart played as the drums of war in my ears. The lingering heat of the shower combined with the fire of rage in my belly flushing my ears red. As I waited fo...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Mass Exodus and Brief Encounter

    Their conversation stopped short as the real Violet came sprinting into the hall, her second hand Chucks squeaking on the linoleum. One hand on the fire alarm she stared at her friend and the mech with her. For a brief instant she seemed to stare into ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5