Bedtime Story – Prometheus

The pieces of bark and charred grasses crackled as the hunter watched the fire unfold before him. The warmth of the flames were licking his face, slithering into his brain as the flame danced. His brow remained tense for a moment, before it started to fade into a subtle grin, with a rather disturbing hunger... Continue Reading →

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Connection

[Recommended Reading: This story has references to many other stories on here. Read everything before this one for a bigger reveal.] I walk across the room, through a crowd swaying to the house music in a hypnotic trance while still trying to keep their moves low-profile. I stand before the bar counter, smirk at a... Continue Reading →

The Crowning

[Recommended Reading: Good Morning, Miracle] About a thousand faces lit up and turned towards the blank, black stage. It took that many people long enough to notice the cue cards that prompted them to applaud, process the order and applaud in a frenzy, as if their lives depended on it. A man walked to the... Continue Reading →

With Open Arms

In a dimly-lit room inside a mental institution, a faint and feminine voice cracked.“I know why you are here.”In her room, Jeanine had no one to respond. Hell, even her consciousness was barely in the room.Jeanine did not curl up on the bed. She did not tremble or groan in reluctance. She watched her imagination... Continue Reading →

Farewell

“Now, little princess, I need you to hold this old revolver. Help me out here, will you?”A tiny hand reached out towards a middle-aged man, one that was slender and was wearing a grey cowboy hat. “Yes, daddy.” Her affirmation was muffled by the sound of the rain just outside the cave.“Good girl.” The man... Continue Reading →

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