Stories tagged “twins”

  • Portents

    They showed up the same morning on different doorsteps. Two baby girls, each in a small basket with a mewling kitten. Each doorstep was owned by a childless couple, content with being such until that morning. Each couple was immediately captivated, and...

  • Fantasyland XI

    “We’re clichés and not in a cute way but an unoriginal bad way,” the wizard, whose name happened to be Gary, said perusing the Inn. He was among four souls waiting for Gloria and Carl to arrive. “I know,” Emma, the group’s token h...

    • Author: Copernicus
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • You. (Oh...and me)

    So, here we are on either side of a table in an room as gloomy as an undertaker’s office. Funny that. We last saw each other at a funeral. You’ve grown your hair so that it’s as long as mine and I hate you for it. It’s what I di...

    • Author: Abby (LoA)
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Two sides of the same coin.

    We were born together. Our lives were nothing more than a minute apart, but our minds couldn’t be farther. When I saw a looking glass. He saw furniture. When I saw a white rabbit. He saw an animal. When I saw a girl in a blue dress. He saw a chil...

  • Twin Telepathy (Mature)

    I knew it was wrong. We both knew it was wrong. For year we had tried to create some sort of excuse, an explanation less…disturbing. We thought it was possibly the “twin telepathy” thing going on instead of either of us being attracte...

  • Pryce vs. Pryce

    “Well, obviously, the reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” He chuckled sitting back in an opulent, but not decadent, leather chair. Only then did he notice the plain manilla envelope on his desk, labeled with no return address but, in fami...

    • Author: Cody Walton
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Fragile Things

    “Definitely insane.” “I concur, utterly mad…with a dash of stupid.” “Look,” Brandon shot up from under the hood, “if you two idiots aren’t going to help, then leave. I’ll do it myself.” ...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • The Wrong Twin

    After I pulled the trigger, I realized I shot the wrong twin.

  • Self Love of Another Kind (Mature)

    I looked at Ali and it was like looking in a mirror. His blond hair flicked up in the same way as mine did, and his eyes radiated with the same immeasurable shine. He was beautiful, and so was I. “Should I put that ribbon in your hair for you?...

  • Grim Company: What are the Odds?

    “Where?” “What kind of trouble?” The two questions burst forth, one from each of the men who looked exactly like the other except for a colored bandana that distinguished them for the other’s sake, white for Juran, red for...

  • Grim Company: Not So Friendly Reminders

    “I think we’re about to find out what happened to the people that lived here.” Elein started at the hoarse whisper of Ristul’s voice. So did Sahlina and the twins. Normally a loud and vehement speaker, the Flesh-Warden had grown...

  • Grim Company: Strong Foundations

    As the riders neared the party, their features became more pronounced. Each wore layers of ragged cloth and bandages besides. No skin nor hair could be seen. Handles of large curved swords peeked over their shoulders. In the billowing dust of their mou...

  • Grim Company: Asymmetric Warfare III- Danger!

    Of the nine horsemen, three were still mounted. Most of the others were unmoving lumps of dark cloth on the ground. Focusing on a single target, they wheeled their horses together and bore down on Elein. He looked around, eyes wild but there was nowher...

  • One Wild Night: Free Time is like an Enzyme

    After Rose had left, they looked at each other and shrugged at the same time, the mirrors duplicating them, as they duplicated one another. There were moments where they didn’t just look alike, they thought alike too. It was as if they were the s...

    • Author: Robert Quick
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Polar Opposites

    Andy couldn’t shrug his strange suspicion. He called his girlfriend while he sat on the edge of his bed, his hand still resting on a place where someone had been nesting. He called her and put her on speaker phone, he still had to find his badge:...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
  • A Legacy of Sacrifice (Day 43)

    “What you suggest is madness.” Xamira folded her arms. The fingertips on her right hand tapped against the hard muscle in irritation. “Bold, not mad, my dear.” Gracien smiled broadly. “If Father and Grandfather before him ...

  • A Speedy Trial

    “Speed dating. Win some lose some. Ever married?” “Yes. Twice.” “I keep in touch with my ex wife. We get along fine.” “I just found out my first husband is dying. I haven’t seen him for over thirty five y...

    • Author: 32 ^2
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
  • No Purple in Camp - Chapter 1: The Sting

    “Come on, Spence!” yelled Nate, as he ran into the grassy field. “O-Ok. I-I’m c-coming,” replied Spencer, uncertainly. He ran out of the motor home after his (slightly) older twin brother. “Come on slow-poke! I got t...

    • Author: Joshua Leon
    • Posted almost 5 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • No Purple In Camp: Chapter 1 - The Sting (Continued)

    “Spencer!” yelled Nate, as he ran over to his brother. He looked down at Spencer sprawled on the ground, and quickly knelt down next to him. “Spencer! Are you okay?! Answer me!” he pleaded to his twin. All he got in response was a slow and labo...

    • Author: Joshua Leon
    • Posted over 4 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
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    “Take it, Sir.” The creepy man in a tattered waistcoat held out a crown, purest gold and fitted with large rubies. It made me forget about my desire to escape. This mansion had stopped me at every turn, instead leading me to the caretaker w...

  • No Purple In Camp: Chapter 1 - The Sting (Continued - Pt 2)

    Nathan sat silently amidst the chaos. No. No, this was not supposed to happen. They…they were just going out to play frisbee! How was Nate supposed to know that the one time that Spencer didn’t put on his spray, that he would get stung?! On...

    • Author: Joshua Leon
    • Posted almost 4 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5