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Marianne’s time-travels were not the only thing that was different

Marianne’s time-travels were not the only thing that was different. Her personal space was now an issue. This street was crowded with people, and people were pushing and shoving each other when they wanted...

I walked to the front yard of my house

I was tired. I had lost 7 kg in the last 2 years. I was almost dead. I needed food. I was ready to eat in the front yard. The night was still young....

Max sat in the back of the truck, staring at the darkness

"This is a horror movie. It's really happening," Max thought. He saw the darkness. He smelled it. He felt it. He saw his reflection in the dark glass of the truck's windshield. "This is...

The constable turned to look at the girl

“Yes.” A low voice answered. "Please.” The constable took a step back as a girl of average height, brown eyes, and long, straight dark hair appeared just beyond the opening. “We are not alone,”...

We are standing on the side of the road, watching a white boy and a one-armed man fight

The first blow is administered by the one-armed man while his accomplice stands about thirty yards away and laughs. He kicks the white boy hard in the ass, and the kid collapses. The boy’s...

Mark walked into the casino and pointed to the cash machine

“What’s with the 100,000?” asked Sam. “The bonus is 2K? It’s too much.” “I have faith in myself and my abilities to beat the system,” Mark said. “You just have to be patient.” The...

When I was growing up my father used to act like he was a real sheriff, like a real sheriff out in the real...

But my father isn’t like he used to be, he’s not the same anymore, at least not the person I know he used to be. I mean, he used to be one of those...

I’m alone

I’m alone. But not in my body. I still exist, but have been disconnected. I think the mind that is still connected with my body is called my consciousness. Isolation is a strange state....

Marianne walked up the glass escalator to the second floor of Quasar Fashion

The holographic sign at the entrance of Quasar Fashion showed her the address and directions to the building. On her way in, Marianne had noticed that several of the people seemed to be wearing...

We all have the power to train our mind

It's a skill, an art. And we need it. It is our brain, our subconscious, that keeps us safe from the terrors that lurk unseen, from the horrors that lurk within. The trick is...

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It’s not dark enough for me to draw my own blood

Now, here, the silence is broken by a cawing that’s not a bird nor a crow, but an owl. The owl flies directly into the headlights. I see him, a large yellow eyed bird...

My sister was killed in a drunk driving accident

Walking to the beach with my umbrella still on top, I watched the water rippling on the rocky shore and thought to myself…I don’t belong here. I don’t fit in. I want to go...

Three hours pass and the phone rings again

Three hours passes and the phone rings again. A couple of rings. He opens his eyes and smiles at the caller ID. He glances at his watch. 5:46. He looks up and sighs, shaking...