Stories tagged “pleading”

  • Harbinger's of the Heartbeat

    He injures And He bandages fingers And He feeds the pestilent winter’s And He pleads before death’s harbinger’s To, “Spare some Lively air come Summer. I swear To take good care And never slumber Or lower my stare At ano...

  • The Catalyst is a Lie

    The door flew open and Joey stood there in all of his steroid glory; Zeus come to earth as a frat boy. Karen collapsed into him, crying. He looked like he wanted to tear me apart with his bare hands but he couldn’t do that without untangling hims...

  • Audrey G. Burnett: A Request

    “I want to leave. Teach me to operate an ornithopter.” Audrey said quietly, eyes pleading. “No.” Crow grimaced. “Why?!” Audrey frowned, biting back a swear word the people here used. She shuddered. “You almost ...

  • (Day 47) Mental Liquidation

    “Thank you,” I say as I stand smoothly out of my chair. The weight of ceiling starts to make the structure we’re in groan as I bring my attention upwards. I started to walk out of the stale, cramped room when I hear him whimper. Like ...

  • Fear Feeds Into Fear (Day 108)

    I am here as a Probe. It’s an unfortunate title given your race’s curious fascination with rear penetration, but back home it is an honorable title. I assure you that I have never, ever— errr—probed one of your species without c...