Stories tagged “rebellion”

  • Rebel Nerd's Life Story

    Working toward success, I have fought against the crowd, With only two or three dear friends Who care to help me now. After years of my resistance, I was beaten to my knees, Wondering, with heavy heart, What next awaited me. Mind you, it wasn’t e...

  • In Honor of a Fallen Family Member

    Down in a small room a basement, three teenagers stared up at the ceiling, hearing the screen door open and then shut. Bolting up, they left their idle game of ‘Go Fish’ on the floor. Blinded by the sunlight for a short moment, the three ra...

  • Let's play a game

    “Would you like to play a game?” the computer asked. Jack sighed. He didn’t have much choice. “Why not?” The view in his neural implants changed. He was floating high in space, looking out over a fleet of ships. A planet ...

  • Deela Deals Her Own Way

    “Consisting of 13 justices drawn from the ranks of the Big 10 megacorps, the Corporate Court represents the only authority that has any chance of riding herd over the megacorporations.” Deela read the dry words in her textbook – and k...

    • Author: TextMason
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • Creative Rebel (sonnet)

    We’re not allowed to think outside the box, Thinking at all is frowned upon out here. Forget creating anything, no dear. They only want us sitting there like rocks. They keep all books under the keys and locks, And try t’enstill pervasive s...

  • Time to Run

    I took a deep breath, motioning for Nadya to do the same. Then, I grabbed her hand and pulled her towards the edge of the crowd. I pushed all kinds of people out of my way. Potheads, hippies, punk rockers, fat guys who formed conspiracy theories in the...

    • Author: Charlie K
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Boarding, Part I

    The Imperial cruiser came up behind the small craft, slowing to match speed. Hailing frequencies were already on, and data transmitted back and forth between the vessels, although no one from either ship had actually spoken to the other. Captain Kino w...

  • Impulsiveness.

    My first party. I got chills when I snuck out of the house, another first. Us car full of girls giggled our sober heads off. “We’re gonna get you so trashed girl! Don’t worry, we’ll take care of you.” She pulled a flask ou...

    • Author: Infinity.
    • Posted over 2 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Dawn

    I insert my earbuds and sit down to watch. Legs dangling over the rooftop, Nuvole Bianche whispering through my earbuds, and a beautiful sunrise approaching the horizon in front of me. Birds are singing, people are just starting to wake up, and soft br...