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Waelon and the Weed-puller

- Part One “Does iron really burn you?” Waelon swiveled his head to look down at the tiny human girl as she stared up at him with big, unblinking brown eyes. “You see me,” he stated. The girl nodded...

By: aliceprice | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jun 2016

At rainbow's end

- He absolutely hated meetings. They never seemed to have much point to them, but each week he would find himself in two or three which always descended into a beverage sampling, back slapping jamboree,...

By: Lev821 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 30 May 2016

One Dark Night

- Small against the black night Eyes wide reflecting the moonlight Their copper color wet with fear Contorting in the shape of a tear Danger silences the thick dark wood Menace and ill will is unde...

By: BBaker | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.5| Added: 25 Mar 2016

The Great Big Flower

- Once upon a time, there was a great big flower, she had survived terrible droughts and floods. But now, wanted to plant her own seeds in the planting season. She planted her first seed. She kept it ...

By: BBaker | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 08 Mar 2016

Candy Hearts & Sweet Kisses

- "These things suck!" I turned and looked at the girl who stood beside me and raised an eyebrow in question. She gestured at the garishly decorated gymnasium. "This! It sucks!" She pointed at Jessi...

By: musesinspire | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 15 Feb 2016

Sandbox - Episode 3: Babies in the Night (Part 2)

- Episode 3 - Part 2 A strange entity kidnaps young teenage girls, who are then transformed into babies. Scene IV Felix drove towards Mr. Belkowitz’s home, admiring the scenic route and taki...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.5| Added: 14 Feb 2016

Sandbox - Episode 3: Babies in the Night (Part 1)

- Episode 3 - Part 1 A strange entity kidnaps young teenage girls, who are then transformed into babies. Scene I It was a calm and peaceful summer evening near the shores of Grand Lake. A ma...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3| Added: 13 Feb 2016

Sandbox - Episode 2: Apple Man (Part 2)

- Scene II  Felix’s new office interior was modelled after the deputy directors. It was minimal, functional and efficient. The bare white walls contributed to the minimalism while the functionality a...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 10 Jan 2016

Sandbox - Episode 2: Apple Man (Part 1)

- Episode 2: Apple Man (Part 1) Felix investigates his first case where he meets a strange apple-eating man and discovers a hidden dimension. Download this episode in another format on my site:  www...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jan 2016

Sandbox - Episode 1: Glitch

- Episode 1: Glitch A man and woman die in bed under bizarre circumstances while a young Canadian diplomat tries to figure out a possible cause. Download this episode in another format on ...

By: samokish | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 30 Dec 2015

The Antique Fox

- He wanted to buy a gift that would be completely unexpected. The type of object that could never be guessed. His father was the type of person who had it all. The type of person who it was difficult t...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 20 Nov 2015

Mummy's boy

- The knife dripped its last drop of blood onto the carpet, and Paul Campbell stood in a state of confusion and panic. His mother lay motionless on her bed, blood glistening in the daylight from the win...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2015

Psycho Charlie

- He wondered why he had never thought of it before, in all his years of burgling houses, most of them urban, he had never specifically gone out into the countryside to burgle a house. They would seem t...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 04 Sep 2015

Buried pleasure

- It was perhaps the death of a national figure that caused her obsession. A nation in mourning had entwined itself into her psyche, rather like that of a fixation on a particular television series, or...

By: Lev821 | Category: Crime | Score: 4.7| Added: 15 Mar 2015

Jokers

- It started so innocently, all those years ago, when they were six years old, when he woke up to discover a big plastic spider on the pillow. Even at that age, spiders were frightening beasts to him, ...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 24 Feb 2015

That Moment

- I frowned at the scrap of paper that fluttered to the ground as I opened my locker. My locker was immaculate, so there was no reason for paper to fall out. That could only mean one thing. Robert Mun...

By: musesinspire | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 22 Feb 2015

Hollow and Hallowed

- The man’s punch could make an ox fall to its chest, flat on the stone, head black in and out. Wouldn’t put him above it neither. His feet moved side to side, creating his bounce that he carried with e...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 3.5| Added: 06 Feb 2015

Earth, and What Became of It

- Rising strings of violins wretch in my head’s empty chamber and descend deep into the chasms of my throat. I can feel them tremble and whisper, “We will shake hands with Heaven the day all of this rub...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: General | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 Feb 2015

Where There's Smoke, There's Fire

- The two firecrackers flew through the hot, dry air and exploded with almost simultaneous BANGS. The report echoed off of the surrounding woods and just as quickly as it came, it was gone again. Steven...

By: Jerseyboy1316 | Category: Drama | Score: 4| Added: 18 May 2014

Eventide

- Staring out into the falling sun I was reminded of the colors that it used to hold. Such reds, yellows, and smears of the infinite shades that lie between. I often imagine them at all times of the day...

By: heyitsmemily_ | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3| Added: 22 Apr 2014

The Clock's Countdown

- Part One A red strip of sunlight snuck in through the window pane and splashed against the mirror I faced. Cringing away from light, I continued getting ready for school. I spent what I considered ...

By: pswriter | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4.5| Added: 03 Feb 2014

Some Moments Last Forever

- The alarm calls out again, pleading with you, begging you to get out of bed; a stubborn siren barely audible over the brewing storm in your head. Why did you even bother setting an alarm; it's not...

By: Moonbeam18 | Category: Drama | Score: 4.5| Added: 22 Oct 2013

Parasite

- It's my fault that it got in me. This is my punishment for being so damn weak. So damn selfish. So incredibly stupid. I lay in a pool of regret-tainted sweat, struggling to catch my breath, sharp pa...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 29 May 2013

Not A Stranger

- This work within its first few lines contains language or other material which some readers may find offensive. In consideration, Stories Space has hidden the preview of this selection. By choosing t...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 May 2013

The Pact

- He thinks he's being funny. The sound gradually increases on the iPod deck, the rhythmic bass of Steeler's Wheel echo off the bare walls. My brother turns to me and grins. He's got two left feet and a...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Crime | Score: 4.3| Added: 01 May 2013

Hey Lover

- My name is Dylan and I am an addict. My drug of choice isn't alcohol. It's not cocaine or heroin or meth or gambling or even sex. My drug is intimacy. I crave it. I want it. I need it to survive. T...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 23 Apr 2013

The Mile

- I don't belong here. My arms are open and outstretched, welcoming the intrusion of a hand-held metal detector. A bored corrections officer runs the wand unnecessarily across my breast and crotch se...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 09 Apr 2013

Scream

- “We’re being followed.” Mama pretends not to hear me. She cranks up the volume on the radio. Sings aloud with Aretha. Belts along with the Queen of Soul about R-E-S-P-E-C-T. I have a headache. I...

By: jailynmayrant | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2013

The Fish, the Witch, and the Mermaid

- There once was a fish  from Grayling Michigan,  Who wished with all his heart to be a little boy again. But an evil Sea Witch had cast a spell and When next he awoke he had fins and a tail!...

By: MidnightAngel | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 2.9| Added: 05 Feb 2013

Forgiveness

- An old man sat in the back of a decrepit yellow taxi. The driver, a young east Indian man, chattered aimlessly over the staticky radio that was forcing out a garbled version of what the old man could ...

By: Writemeariver | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 22 Jan 2013

Amanda

- Amanda I absolutely love the fact that life will sometimes provide small offerings that are both unexpected and immensely satisfying. Little things, that initially seem to just make your day, but w...

By: LeonAWalker | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 11 Oct 2012

Brethren

- Hail and lightning weren’t the only clandestine storm elements to worry about. Fragments of long ago collided planets and man-made satellites showered down upon a myopic world, proving even intelligen...

By: Roarke | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 Oct 2011

Chew

- She was a scientist. 30 years old, female. Correction. A Geneticist. Studying the effects of cross breeding. Experimentation they told her. Then she found out they were successful. A hybrid. They incu...

By: Daalmonette1980 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.8| Added: 20 Jul 2011

Eggs

- Harry tapped the Timex wristwatch his mother had given him with his right index finger; it was a gift for graduating community college and getting his associate degree in accounting. The florescent d...

By: Roarke | Category: Humor | Score: 2.6| Added: 17 Jun 2011

The Gift of Fire

- The winter blew in quickly, a ravaging tempest of ice crystals. The city buildings stood lifeless as everything white was stained gray by exhaust. Closed down due to the storm, the invested towns-peo...

By: Roarke | Category: Supernatural | Score: 3.6| Added: 16 Jun 2011

Getting Angry: A Zombie World Diary

- It's never just one thing, and that's what makes you angry. So angry you just wake up in the morning and want to kill something. Just like yesterday, and the day before that and the week before that. ...

By: Roarke | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 3.2| Added: 10 Feb 2011