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Zander's Encounter

-   A white ball streaked across green felt and snapped into a triangle of colorful balls. The formation exploded, and the balls thumped off rails, clicked off one another, came to rolling stops. Two ...

By: Fredrock | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 28 Nov 2017

Mr Clement

- "I still don’t see why it takes two of us to stand here. I mean, it’s not as if they’re queuing up to get in, and it’s only half eleven. Another three hours of this? And I’m bloody roasting. Why I ha...

By: Lev821 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 07 Aug 2017

Game over

- The word 'divorce' was becoming more and more frequent in his mind, as though pervading his consciousness like an unwelcome image, which to Neil Parker, it was. He had just ended a phone conversation...

By: Lev821 | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jan 2017

Stolen Love

- I have so much love for the arts and anything creative. It just sets my heart on fire, and that's why I'm always trying out different things here and there. I was trying to do a little bit of writing...

By: audreymulamba | Category: General | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Dec 2016

Who I am

- My name is Sharon Hazel. I am 25 years old, a student of fashion design at Tameside College. I am five feet two inches, and whilst I am no glamorous model I do consider myself to be at least halfway a...

By: Lev821 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 07 Dec 2016

The poisoned cradle

- A weekend in the Lake District sounded like a reasonable suggestion, but James Morton and his wife, along with their two daughters found it to be quite an ordeal, as their simmering, disordered marria...

By: Lev821 | Category: Mystery | Score: 4.5| Added: 09 Oct 2016

Agnes and the Dealer

- There are moments in life that determine our fates. Call them crossroads or decisions, determinations or resolutions, the labels matter not. What matters is that a choice must be made, and the reverbe...

By: Fredrock | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 24 Aug 2016

Voices

- It’s a demon, he thought. It has to be. For the past week, he had had migraine-like headaches which he believed was a supernatural occurrence. This spirit had gained entry to his mind, and now it want...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2016

Comrades

- The bus came to a halt and Bob Clement stepped off, nodded an acknowledgment to the driver who drove away, leaving him with a light breeze under the bright sun and cloudless sky. He was in unfamiliar ...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 0| Added: 22 Feb 2016

Pretend friend

- To any passer-by who saw him slowly walking along the shoreline, he was alone. With his hands in his pockets, and a downcast gaze, watching the water lap the beach, he was a solitary 37 year-old in a ...

By: Lev821 | Category: General | Score: 4.8| Added: 21 Dec 2015

Catesia

- Armed with a rolled up newspaper, Raymond Stockton hit out at a large wasp that had invaded his bedsit, but missed, and hit the frame of a print of the Andes in winter. It flew around the shadeless bu...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 03 Jul 2015

The plant house

- This had to be the place. It stood out like a cat being entered for crufts. The house was virtually covered in ivy, and the well maintained garden looked like it was to be entered at the Chelsea flow...

By: Lev821 | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 14 Jun 2015

The Man in a Skeleton

- Living in the body of a charred and colossal skeleton lies a man wanting to burst through the rib cages and escape. A man wanting to tear at the skin and crawl out like a birthing baby. A man tr...

By: seeachedoubleyou | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 3.7| Added: 25 May 2015

Bugged

- When he heard a loud, sharp crack, he instantly knew what it was. He checked the sole of his sandal and saw that he had stood on a cockroach, one of its legs still twitching. It didn’t matter. He was ...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.5| Added: 20 May 2015

The old abode

- He could only stop and stare. There was nothing else he could do at that moment. He’d skidded to a halt on his bike, nearly going over the handlebars, as he saw the abandoned house on one of his famil...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.5| Added: 01 May 2015

The Other Half

- He stared out from behind the glass of the small frame, the picture taken 22 years ago as he stood on a beach, the sea behind him beneath a cloudless sky. She wanted to feel emotion at his passing, wa...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Apr 2015

Benevolent spirit

- Once again she had awoken late, which was unlike her, and in her dressing gown and slippers, surveyed her living room, surprised at what she saw. It wasn’t as she knew it, and what she was used to. It...

By: Lev821 | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2015

AK Anvil

- Michael noticed yet another change in Anthony’s behaviour. They were subtle changes. Not enough for people to notice, other than family and friends, basically those who knew him, and were around him ...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 07 Feb 2015

Anonymous call

- Everybody has a price. I learned that recently. A price in which anybody will do anything for money. The premise is simple. If I said I would pay you one hundred pounds to walk into a supermarket and...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 4.7| Added: 29 Jan 2015

State of mind

- When he awoke, pain rushed immediately to greet him, and he cried out, putting his hands to his head as the headache tore its way through his brain. He kicked out instinctively, knocking over an empt...

By: Lev821 | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 23 Jan 2015