Stories tagged “sister”

  • Things Can Always Get Worse

    “Jesus…” Standing before her, tangled in the bushes and whimpering with the efforts of trying to get loose, was Lisha. The dog’s ears were dropped and she did not look happy. Her beige leash was caught on one of the bush’s...

  • In the Morning

    The lights had gone out a long time ago. All safety had vanished with the first flicker of the bulbs. A lightning flash sent her burrowing under the covers, making her ignore the subtle creaking of the bedroom door. “Kitty-cat?” She had wok...

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted about 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Fantasyland X

    “A trek,” Gloria’s small button nose scrunched up flaring like a prize-winning stallion. “Yes,” Carl said as he strapped the long sword to his side giving the leather one last snap to make sure it was tight, “a trek.” “To the capital, a...

  • She Is

    She’s got what I like to call ‘Lady Guinevere’ hair. It’s beautifully long and streaked with gold. She flatly refuses that it looks blonde. No one can ever tell what color her eyes are, since there are so many hues jam-packed in...

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Let me Show You

    Look at me See my age Hear me speak It should mean something I am not a child When I was You did your job Now step back Your not my mom Your my sister Stop over protecting You pushing me to the edge Step back and see I have grown Let me show you I can...

  • Fact and Fiction (Mature)

    -FACT*-* It was only eight thirty when they took me. This is the part I don’t remember. -ANOTHER FACT*-* I was only gone two hours, but yet I was still missed by my mother. I told, too. I told Vivi first, made her promise not to tell. But she st...

  • And I Saw the Ocean

    I drowned on August fifteenth of the year 2006. The sun glinted off of the pellucid water; it created a web of turquoise and white around me, struck me dumb with its brilliance. A cloud of fine ivory sand followed my wake whenever I moved. I was sure t...

    • Author: NightMaiden
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • His Protector (part 2)

    “Mom! She’s on here again!” Jenny frantically yelled. After Karen entered the room and read the message she phoned her husband who was on a business trip. “Honey, I don’t know what to do!” Karen cried softly into the...

  • Sister no more

    Zeetha stabbed the spearblade into the course brown earth working the blade back and forth, scouring the blood off before it darkened. The whole village stood breathing softly, the challenge over. Blade cleaned, she finished the ritual, stepping boldly...

  • Too Stubborn to Die

    The driver had shown him what happened to Sera after he shoved her in the trunk, and he had panicked. The handcuffs were the only thing recognizable, the rest being an unidentifiable mess of dissolving bone and reddish goo. “Cooperate, or that...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • My Sister the Car

    “But…what happened? He threw you in the trunk, and then…all that blood…” James trailed off. “Um…where are you?” “I’m in the car,” Sera’s voice said, coming out of the stereo speakers. James looked...

  • Transformation

    “Right now? Put as much distance between the body in that alley and us as possible,” Sera said. “I think I have an even better idea,” James said, and turned a corner. “I think the first thing that we need to do is change y...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Open Up and Say Ahh

    “Jamie…I don’t think it will work.” Sera sounded disappointed. “This thing only looks like a car. It has more in common with a tank. I don’t know if it even has a VIN.” “Well…we can still change the color, ...

  • Demands

    James walked around and got in the driver’s seat again, then pulled out onto the road. “Okay, I’d say the first thing we do is put some distance between us and, well, everything we’ve ever known. They’re obviously looking ...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Big Cars Don't Cry

    Sera’s voice faltered. “Actually, I…I think I want to be alone for a while. Just drive, OK?” “You got it, sis.” I can’t count the times I’ve driven my sister crazy, James reflected, but I never thought I̵...

  • Lifelong Ambition

    Immediately, his first thought was police, but the car was too small and too sleek. Area police drove Dodge Chargers, and the state troopers drove Chevy Caprice PPVs. Knowing this, he put his foot to the floor. “Sis, I’m… I’m so...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • An Answer, and More Questions

    James climbed out of the car to meet the newcomer face to face. She was young—about the same age as he and Sera—with long brown hair, wearing a red leather jacket, slacks…and a gunbelt. James said the first thing that came to mind: “Who are...

  • Realization

    Sera growled. “Yeah, they had all the first responders on the force take some extra booster flu shot, lot of good it’s going to do me now.” “Sis, unless I miss my guess, that shot is probably the reason you’re still talkin...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hobson's Multiple Choice

    “You’ve got two choices. Well, three, I guess.” The girl ticked them off on her fingers. “You can come with me back to Aegis regional HQ, you can try to fight us, or you can try to run away.” She frowned. “I can̵...

  • Decisions

    James looked to Sera. “You’re the one who’s got the most at stake here, sis, I’d say that it’s your choice.” “Way I see it, we’ve got no choice, we go with Lisa here,” she growled. “If we try ...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • The Aegis Base

    A few minutes later, they pulled onto a private road with an armored gate and security checkpoint. Lisa and Fur stopped and talked with the people in the booth. James slid lower in his seat as impassive faces and cameras swiveled to examine them. Final...

  • No Disassemble!

    “Congratulations, I’m surprised,” James deadpanned as he took it all in, noting makes and models for future reference. “This kind of tech isn’t even supposed to exist yet.” “There are more things in heaven and ...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Project Sugar

    Lisa was already out of her car and addressing the labcoats. “…can’t believe the nerve of you bastards!” James heard as he got out of the car. “Project Sugar is supposed to be in the experimental stages. Who gave you the right...

  • One Step Closer

    There comes a time when every shy geek must break, and these times are frequently heralded by inspired, polysyllabic speeches in the fashion of Jean-Luc Picard, had he spent more quality time with Leonard H. McCoy. James, for one, had seen more than en...

    • Author: Cossy
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Wake-Up Call

    Lisa’s voice: “Good, he’s coming around.” James blinked his eyes open and looked blearily around. The room swam into focus. He was lying on a bed, in pajamas. Lisa was sitting in a chair by the bed. “Wha’ happened?&#...