Stories tagged “pulp”

  • Troubled State

    When she felt, more than heard, the vibrations on the roof, she knew it was too late. Camile grabbed the last weapon she had, a simple pulse rifle, and fired off two shots, shattering the largest window in the room. An hour before, she’d been gaz...

    • Author: moleboy
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • It's another morning (Mature)

    “Well, that’s new.” The first thing Bill saw when he opened his eyes was the sky. The only problem was he was in his bedroom. He now had a skylight, minus the window. “Fuck, whatever.” Right now, he had more pressing issue...

  • Reflections While Dangling Over a River Gorge

    Here I was, dangling from a flimsy rope bridge above a chasm. I could see the foaming rapids and cruel rock shards a hundred feet below. One of the strands of rope holding the bridge together was in the process of slowly twisting apart. The wooden plan...

  • Munk Takes A Swim (Mature)

    The cold of the water was almost as shocking as the shotgun wound in his back. It was a good thing too, as the icy grip of salt-water searing inside the half-dozen burning holes was the only thing keeping him awake. He kicked and struggled, lashing aga...

    • Author: JACripe
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Munk Goes To The Club (Mature)

    Munk stalked through the dank and smokey club, closely trailing the bodyguard back towards the private room. He wondered if it was necessary for them to walk straight through the crowd as he edged his way around half naked cocktail waitresses and bar p...

    • Author: JACripe
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Munk Goes To The Club pt 2 (Mature)

    “Oh shit,” Munk hissed as he quickly scooped the magnum off the club floor and back up into its holster. He clenched his jacket tight against his chest and broke through the crowd, onto the confined safety of the stairwell. He climbed the steps, ca...

    • Author: JACripe
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Munk Goes to the Club pt 3 (Mature)

    “So I’ve got this monkey on my back.” “Everybody is a wise-ass,” Munk muttered to himself and plopped into the solitary seat arranged in front of the desk. “Pardon?” The tubby feline stroked his whiskers as he waited for Munk to clarify h...

    • Author: JACripe
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Munk Goes to the Club pt 4 (Mature)

    “Some help.” “My cousin’s kid. I’m probably going to kill him next month.” “Always nice to do something for family.” Munk felt his face grow warmer. “Indeed, Mr. Monk. And I believe-” “Munk,” he interrupted. R...

    • Author: JACripe
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Munk Goes to the Club pt 5 (Mature)

    “Big Bear’s people. And you know it. You need someone to take care of that little rat Rostya and his big, bad-ass uncles.” “Then what is the problem?” “Problem is where do I fit into this mess? I help grease the rail...

    • Author: JACripe
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Munk Goes to the Club pt 6 (Mature)

    “He’s not my cousin! He’s not family! Alex’s whore of a wife can’t keep her goddamn legs crossed for five weeks while he’s away on business and I’m supposed to pretend like I don’t know?! It’s a mir...

    • Author: JACripe
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
  • Repeat Mistakes

    A letter just arrived, written in my own fevered hand and addressed to a Ryan Williams- me. The letter indicated knowledge of a night I cannot account for, and alluded to further answers found in my attic. I clearly was in a delusional state when I had...

  • The Last Flight of the Iron Condor

    The dirigible shuddered again and the engines spat out thick columns of black smoke as the entire world tilted under me. I wasn’t in any danger though, not yet. The real danger was in the lower cargo hold. If we hit anything but water, Chicago wa...

  • Doctor Denial

    A young attorney paced around his three fellow captives. They sat uncomfortably on stacks of canned food and bags of beans. He’d been working himself up for the last ten minutes. The first lines of attack were against Dr. Delva. “I told you...

  • Doing the Right Thing Looks Like Guilt

    The lawyer appealed to the Gypsy-woman that had lent her “mystic powers” to the experiment. “What do you think?” She shuffled a deck of playing cards manipulating them into strange patterns before collapsing them back into a dec...

  • Loose Leaf Sheets

    One side’s wide And dull The other side slides Invisible Both are pale And plainly painful Plentiful; Palpable Paper cutting blades; Bleach-blank (title) tidal (waves) page Lost; froze Embossed; flows Why solidify what you think In dry graphics...

  • Crenshaw's Melons

    It was a steamy hot day. Juan walked through the market at the center of town. He saw the sweet little Crenshaws sitting at the produce stand; two delicious melons. Big and firm they pulled at the seams of the tarp that scarcely covered them. Tinges of...

  • Casaba Man (Mature)

    He reached into his pants to see if he could provide for her request and begins to pull his banana out. Giving him a hand she grabbed his offering. It felt hard as she held it in her fist. Moving her hand over its length she felt his holdout tremble. S...

  • Honeydew Not (Mature)

    Getting a better hold, she squeezed her Honeydews over his banana. He saw her lips get closer and closer and longed for her mouth to open. He wanted her to take his Cavendish, he needed her to take it, he couldn’t live without seeing her lips surroun...

  • Part 1: The Belly of a Deep Sea Cavern

    “Not even the Iberian pirates sail here,” Manuel said while adjusting the harness straps across his chest. “They say the depths are cursed.” “They probably spread the rumor to keep their treasure safe!” Carlos replied, getting in one last c...

  • Part 2: The Belly of the Deep Sea Cavern

    “Maybe the pirates drown in the cave while hiding their gold. Their loss, our gain, right?” Antonio said with a smirk. The playboy winked his eye at Manuel and inserted his mouthpiece. “May God rest their souls if that’s true,” Manuel said. T...

  • Part 3: The Belly of the Deep Sea Cavern

    Manuel activated his headlamp. He raised a hand to the captain and the navigator, signalling that the four explorers were about to dive into the sea. Carlos ensured the guideline was secure to the boat and was the first off the boat. Then, one by one, ...

  • Tales of Mysterious Adventure!

    Below you the city teems with people, people that needed their news. The door to your office bursts open and in storms your boss, the mighty E.G. White. He looks like a grim Bacchus stuffed into a twenty-one dollar suit, munching on a thick cigar. R...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 3 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Part 4: The Belly of the Deep Sea Cavern

    Going down was the easy part, Manuel thought. Ten minutes later, and the team was 200 metres below the surface, at the mouth of the fabled cave. The sylph-elemental didn’t only help fill their lungs with pure oxygen due to a symbiotic process, it als...

  • Part 5: The Belly of the Deep Sea Cavern

    Thirty minutes had slipped by as the treasure hunters glided through the cave’s passages. Their headlamps did an outstanding job of lighting up the tunnels along the way. Up ahead, though, beyond a ninety-degree turn that his team had already cleared...