Stories tagged “rust”

  • Pripyat

    Everything is dirty. And rusty. And probably swimming with carcinogens. Good thing I don’t value my life, otherwise I might be afraid for it. One look at this place and you’d be forced to do a double take. It’s required; don’t t...

    • Author: Hacksaw
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Chernobyl

    There’s an old barn here. Hard to believe someone once dreamed of raising livestock in this place. Where once we might have long ago heard the lively braying of farm animals is now little more than a hollow shell of a building dedicated to the st...

    • Author: Hacksaw
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Diamonds and Rust

    Diamonds are forever, but rust is like a a cold sore — a contagious blister. Diamonds are beautiful, eternal, unbreakable. Rust is ugly, brittle, fleeting… Dad was the diamond and Mom was freaking rust, alright! Damn you! They both had thei...

  • The Shack

    The wind came up from the West, rattling the lone, remaining shutter hanging on rusted hinges. Everything of metal on this place seemed to be rusted to within a second of falling apart completely. Nails had worked their way slowly out of the wood that ...