Stories tagged “power”

  • Markings

    Gina ran the tip of her finger idly over the new tattoo, enjoying the feeling of excitement and confidence that it gave her. It had only been a few short months since her first visit to the Parlour, and in that time she had learned to love her ink more...

    • Author: Maleghast
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Seating Arrangements

    The house smelled delicious. Not of food, or even incense. It smelled of Julia. Nicole couldn’t help but wonder if this is what it was like to be drunk. “C’mon, I’ll put on some music.” Julia it a couple of buttons on an ...

  • Infamous

    The steel door burst open, allowing the metallic scent of the wet city into the corridor. Struggling forward into the night, Andrew lost his balance, smacked his shoulder on the door frame, tripped over something on the concrete stoop and went face fir...

  • Strength

    To some Strength is muscle Brawn overcoming wit and cun And lifting the largest weight. Others feel Strength is skill In music or artwork of teal And singing the highest note. Then still Strength is power Much land for one to rule, get their fill And b...

  • Superhero Convention

    “So, what’s your power?” James looked at the eager face in front of him and sighed quietly. He hated questions like this. He only came here for the free food, which was provided by the city, who relied on the heroes every time the pol...

    • Author: ahobday
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Our Generation

    “We know what this world holds: a generation of children that will rise up and kill their parents; we know this because we are that generation, and you are powerless to stop us.”

    • Author: Miss Molly
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Camp Out He'll Never Forget

    “Dude, why were you just pissing in your gas tank?” “Oh, uh, heh. I didn’t think you could see that. I can, uh, well, my piss is flammable.” “Your piss…what? Did you just decide one morning to fill up your tank...

  • To Awaken

    Agony. Screaming red agony that would fade and return every few moments, but never truly end. It clouded the mind. Eyes clenched shut and fingers searched madly for ears to cover. The pain would not go away. There was no way to hide or escape from the ...

    • Author: Silven
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Hell in a Handbasket (Mature)

    I am hell in a handbasket Watch my fingers bleed Make sure you close your eyes While you bow down at my feet I know you came here to destroy me But you’re way out of your league And as you feel my power overwhelm you For death you will beg and p...

    • Author: Guin
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • Only the Beginning

    “This is only the beginning,” Guffo said with a huff. His bloodshot eyes surveyed a scene of carnage the likes of which he hadn’t seen in a generation. Snow drifted down white, as pure as his hopes for his people had been so recently....

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Intergalactic Human Hell

    Vance struggled to keep his hold on her shoulder as he was dragged away by force. Erin could still picture the hands of the Northern Martian humans, her own countrymen, beating Vance, a Southern Martian human, with crudely cut steel chains that cut his...

  • The Gifts....

    I live on planet Newton. It is in the future we use to live on Earth. Well their is a gas on planet Newton that gives you a power or as people call it a “gift”. My little sister got floating. My big brother got laser fission (he cooks dinne...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Gifts....2

    I heard a loud crackly bad voice from my big sisters room. She has the best gift but she could never use it. She could memorize any songs lyrics! She doesn’t realize how lucky she is! All I have is levitation. What could you possibly use levitati...

    • Author: Tamara G
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Aggressively Normal.

    The council watched in solemn silence as the video played on the gigantic presentation screen. Napalm’s fires went out in an instant and she skidded to a bloody halt on the pavement. Tinman’s metal skin fell away from his body like foil, le...

    • Author: Silven
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Dieter touched his fingers to the wall.

    And pushed, cracking plaster and crushing concrete, pushed with both hands then strode through the weakened barrier. Above him, the building groaned as it shifted, trying to settle with one of its load-bearing structures now fragments beneath steel-toe...

  • one sick puppy... (Mature)

    As he held the miniature scalpel over the obviously terrified eyeball that was staring fearfully at him, Orlando could not, even with his greatest effort of self-control, refuse the smile from crossing his lips. The power inside him, the power of pain,...

  • Unfixable Jean

    “What does that even mean?” Jean yelled. “I’ve seen you do it before! I know you can do it!” Before Logan could reply, a medical team began to push their way through the crowd towards Jean’s mother. The team was led ...

  • Power Be It Now

    I chose power. That one night after the Satanic chant, he offered our group a choice; one thing they wanted and I couldn’t help but chose power. Everyone was stupid enough to chose simple things like riches and beauty, but power can take you furt...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Of Summoning and Immortality

    The pain almost made me cry out. My veins turned to liquid fire, spreading throughout my body, hitting my head with full force, adding to my already pounding headache. What the hell was happening now? It’s not that it’s a rare occurance. Ho...

  • With great power comes great responsibility

    Great balls of fire rained from the sky as he heaved oil drums from the ground and flung them through the torches. He was caught up in it. He floated above the barren landscape, his morphed whip-arm flexibly terrorising the fleeing civilians with whate...

  • The Beginning

    I pulled the blanket tighter aound myself. The ground beneath me was hard and rough, I knew my back would be sore tomorrow. Running away seemed like a good idea at the time. My dad was drunck again, I didn’t want to deal. So I bailed. Can you bla...

  • First Encounters: Project Black Stone

    “I don’t like it.” Mr. Cramstock didn’t know who the first person was that uttered those words. The phrase passed along from mouth to ear, from person to person, from clique to clique, across boundaries; an audible illness of ne...

  • Next In Line

    The expanse of the cosmos spread from my fingertips, a living map that responded to my touch. There were so many details to get right. While it was true that my power was virtually unlimited, things were much more interesting when I limited myself, lik...

  • Rotational Rationale

    When the heart persists You don’t feel the planet’s Tremendous twists Until it lifts away And you no longer exist In its night and day.

  • The Life of a Secret

    Many secrets exist in the world. Some are kept behind closed doors of powerful men dressed in thousand dollar suits. Others are kept by giggling girls, armed and accounted for in the high school arms race. Some are forgotten and lost in time. Some are ...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5