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We Are Kandiskis - Chapter 1

- “Oh, what the hell? What the freak just happened and why does it feel like I just got ran over by a bus?” saying out loud and holding my head trying hard to open my eyes and sit up. After what seeme...

By: Jimwillhavefun | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Jun 2018

The Wait

- Birds singing sun up nice bright you wait once again as before will it be by train once you did or shall you fly allow your heart to speak for you you must decide slow or fast steal a glance Rolex do...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 May 2018

Why I Came Back from Outer Space Early

- I realized, just around the time I was approaching Saturn, that I’d forgotten to have my mail stopped. It’s very cold there, even if you’re dressed in lots of layers and wear your Snuggie. If yo...

By: TouchOfGray | Category: Musings | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Aug 2017

Our Last Time

- It was just after midnight on January 1, 2008. The sound of revelers and slow moving traffic going around the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile down the Champs-Élysées drifted up to our room. Carol and I s...

By: frogprince | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 26 May 2017

Pscybotics Volume One: Episode 6A - Somewhere Else

- 10 YEARS AGO  July 22nd , 2030  –  22:37 A young Ripley was playing in her room. She knew that she should have been asleep, but this wasn’t the first time she’d disobeyed her parents. She h...

By: Beesting | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 16 Oct 2016

Pscybotics Volume One: Episode 4B - The Waves

- The group was ushered down the corridor of what looked like an old factory, with all the pipes and tanks scattered across the place. They entered into- what had to be a lab. There were computers; blue...

By: Beesting | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 05 Sep 2016

Pscybotics Volume One: Episode 2 - Pilot Part Two

- Sam stepped forward. 'Hey, who are you?' The stranger didn't answer. He just stared back at them. 'Can you talk?' asked Doug. The stranger still just stood there. 'I don't think he talks, Doug,' s...

By: Beesting | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Aug 2016

Pscybotics Volume One: Episode 1 - Pilot Part One

- Sam wasn't sure why he woke up. He hadn't set an alarm and the day looked dreary - the worst kind of day for him. Sam wanted to close his eyes and go to sleep but there was a feeling that he couldn't ...

By: Beesting | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.5| Added: 26 Jul 2016

If I Had Free Reign Of Your Credit Card

- I'd love to go on vacation I want to see Hawaii please To celebrate many celebrations To feel a nice warm breeze I'd love to see Koko Head Crater And enjoy a peaceful sunset Swim in a sec...

By: mysteria27 | Category: Poetry | Added: 05 Jun 2016

'A' for Astral

- An unprovoked fear of darkness rises in my heart and I run outside to see the street, empty and ominous. Darkness has fallen with such swiftness, that it feels like someone had brought it on with a fl...

By: SindhuriSathiyaraj | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.4| Added: 18 Feb 2016

I have no Time for Time

- I have no Time for Time Another second elapses in the world of the artificial constrains we have made ourselves, that of time. “I have no time for them!” “Time is of the essence” "Let's do ...

By: LloydOxton | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Feb 2016

The Castle Part 3

- Vince left Florida on the first available flight for his home in Dallas, Texas. His first stop was his house to recover his pickup truck and then to the large storage facility where he stored all his ...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 09 Jan 2016

Every Step a Thought of You: Poems from my Travels in China

- Two months ago I spent 31 days backpacking China. I didn’t write much on my adventure, but here are the poems I wrote on the trains or in the mountains. A Sun Kissed Phoenix From Dali She sto...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 22 Sep 2015

The Strange White Man 56

- Brother Sebastian headed to the rail car as fast as he dared to without giving the impression that he was running. Once inside he dug out all the chemicals that were mentioned in the ancient text alon...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 03 Sep 2015

The Strange White Man 55

- As Carpenter sat in his trance revisiting his past, Brother Sebastian was still working on the strange formula that was among Dr. Vincent's notes. Being able to move around in the daylight aided him i...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 31 Aug 2015

Waypoint Five

- 08/12/214 (Adjusted Calendar) You're not supposed to dream in frozen suspension. Certainly not a dream of a small child with your ship's engineer's eyes. The image flickered for an instant behind Ma...

By: BenLees | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 14 Apr 2015

Tennessee Travel

- It moves North and South Smooth at times Rough at others Beautiful landscapes On each side Trees from time to time The river and roads Are similar you see Both take me places I want ...

By: maryruth | Category: Poetry | Score: 0| Added: 09 Jan 2015

Highway 10: The Girl on the Road

- It was about a year ago when I first met her. She was a strange girl wandering by herself on Highway 10 in Arizona. I was traveling back home to San Antonio from a trip I took to California. While ...

By: terrelockett | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 28 Dec 2014

The Strange White Man Part 17

- As Holly and Carpenter enjoyed their stay in the territorial capital unaware of the events happening in their hometown. A man named Stiles had ridden in a wagon pulled by a team. The amount of luggage...

By: The_Count | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 27 Jul 2014

Revenge of the Ginger

- “What do you mean you haven’t seen my sister in two weeks?” Kim shouted. “She kept to herself the whole time,” the receptionist shrugged. “How was I supposed to know she went missing? She paid the ...

By: KittyintheStars | Category: Mystery | Score: 4.5| Added: 29 Jun 2014

Life With Sparky

- A pound, and Paula found our boy, The one that barked so loud at us. We could not leave him there, so thus, He came to live with us, in joy. He was a terrier of sorts, A mixture of some varied bree...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 05 Apr 2014

Off to France

- Off to France My husband and I were stationed in Germany in the late sixties. It has some beautiful countryside where I loved to go on day trips, not only to see the beautiful little towns with thei...

By: Cheryl | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 26 Feb 2014

My Worldly Travels

- My Worldly Travels My adventure starts here Ohio, here I come.... My friends from our Army days were going to Ohio to visit family. Roger and Sandy went home several times a year and asked if ...

By: Cheryl | Category: Humor | Score: 4.9| Added: 21 Feb 2014

3 days of hell

- So on a frigid Sunday morning I began my trek from Cleveland, Ohio to Indianapolis, Indiana.The entrance ramp to I-77 South was treacherous and roads were no better with top speed was maybe 40 mph. ...

By: The_Count | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 02 Feb 2014

Paradox

- There once lived a small farm boy named Gary. He lived together with five brothers and sisters, he was the middle sibling. One day, he walked into the pasture, when he met a elderly man, his hair gray...

By: NicholasDare | Category: Fantasy | Score: 0| Added: 20 Dec 2013

First Step for Apotheosis

- The Earth Alliance explorer class ship EAS Apotheosis cruised through the endless void at speeds unimaginable only a decade ago. The mark III PNP drive (pumped neutrino propulsion) moved the ship almo...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 03 Nov 2013

travels and travails in search of the Cleveland Amtrak station

- I thought I would share this piece, travels and travails in search of the Cleveland Amtrak station , written in response to an invitation from an advocacy group to review the station from the perspec...

By: RedSonja | Category: Humor | Score: 4.3| Added: 05 Sep 2013

On The Road!

- Oh to be on the open road! Amassing the miles with such glee. Forgetting the burdens, the load, And just being happy and free. We love the prairie vast and rife. We love the mountains high and ste...

By: Survivor | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 13 May 2013

FIRE

- FIRE Packed in like sardines with our luggage more than needed the newbies, jet-lagged and agog supplies and groceries, enough for weeks tucked into every crevasse seven, altogether,...

By: RedSonja | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 23 Apr 2013

From the Future

- From the Future This is a story about the adventures of Kara Sandborn. She was born in the 24th century, in a world very different from our times. Kara was a what we would call pretty much a genius ...

By: Kari | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 28 Feb 2013

Journey

- as a child you begin push pushing to leave school for some work for your friends school for you of the worst kind taught to hunt your own kind pretty in green mother's pride not knowing you hunt your...

By: fuzzy1954 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 08 Oct 2012

Time with Gran and Da

- When I was a child, I lived with my mum, dad and baby sister. It was quite hard going, as dad had a stressful job in the police force and mum was mostly busy with the baby. So, I used to look forward ...

By: mazza | Category: Action | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 Sep 2012 Audio version available

'Til Death us Do Part

- ‘Til Death us do Part By Claire Allison   Prital and John were your average couple. They had met at a university in London, and had been swept up into one another’s lives ever sinc...

By: Theblankcanvas2012 | Category: Romance | Score: 3.7| Added: 05 Sep 2012

The Business Traveler

- The Business Traveler I set my alarm like I work on a farm – I just can’t afford to be late to embark on my tour to the airport de jour and the gauntlet from here to my gate. On arrival, ...

By: tradford | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 25 Aug 2012

Unreal Summer

- To the moon I said for our summer recess if for no other reason than to feel weightlessness We'll jump over a crater and grab some moon rocks as souvenirs. But, said the boss the cost is high...

By: fifafan | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 24 Jul 2012

Temporal Enforcers

- Dr. Zach Robertson looked at his watch like an excited child. Some people say he was still a child, but the 26 year old genius showed the adults what that child could do when he received his doctorate...

By: GeekToAuthor | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jul 2012

The Sheriff

- Denlea wasn’t the sort of town you’d expect to see a tattoo-come-body-piercing parlour, but there it stood. 'HIBISCUS - Body Art and Massage' shared a row of grey stone terraced buildings with a chip ...

By: andyscribe | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jul 2012

The King of Bananas

- Resplendent at his bamboo, yellow banana stall, the King of Bananas prepared for another day's business. His pitch, on the corner of Colombo's Duplication Road and Malasekera Mawatha had become a...

By: andyscribe | Category: Humor | Score: 3.7| Added: 10 Jul 2012

Santa, maybe?

- Spectacular is the only word that can describe the view from the plane window flying into Jackson Hole, Wyoming. One gets fearful as the Grand Tetons appear as though they will scrape the bottom of th...

By: Jackson_Banks | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 14 Dec 2011

If Only

- IF ONLY If my mum was different If my dad wasn't sad If my sister didn't tease me Then I would be glad If the war hadn't happened and my Uncle Archie didn't die My Dad would be happy ...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 29 Sep 2011

Fear of the Sea

- One Sunday afternoon Claire and Llago hit the road to Tlaquiltenango to visit Guillermo Manon and his family who lived close to nature in the woods. Their only source of water was a well. The child...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Drama | Score: 4.6| Added: 07 Sep 2011

Solitude

- SOLITUDE Claire lay in an isolation tank in her local spa and started to panic. What made me decide to do this? she thought.  She hated being on her own even in her own home when her husband was a...

By: courage2bfree | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 14 Aug 2011

The Alien Concept - Chapter Two

- Unleashed Over the years, since the destruction of Auraea, we had been regarded within our people with awe and envy. Our powers were unique and rare, and many expressed the desire at times to p...

By: DarlingDevilGirl | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 May 2011

Paris Will Never Be The Same

- I returned to Paris as in days gone by, Now that I’m here, I’m not sure why, For the city that once felt like home, Is a joyless place when you’re alone. I can’t help but recall the older da...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 12 Apr 2011

Across the Sea to Egypt

-   A wanton breeze blows o’er the sea, Far away from his place of birth; A colt unbridled, roaming free, A reckless child of sun and Earth; Forsaking gloom and winter rains, Fleeing the lands devoid...

By: Piquet | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.7| Added: 16 Jan 2011

Sonnet on an Ionian Cove

-   Every pebble in its place Upon the quiet shore, Every bloom I see does grace These hills a little more. Every tree its fragrance lends To scent the summer air, Every bird its sweet song sends Whi...

By: Piquet | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Jan 2011

The Alien Concept - Chapter One

- Unique “Are you sure of the transmissions’ origin?” Andreat and I paused when Elder Kael’s voice drifted out from the control room, the concerned, troubled catch causing us to glance at eac...

By: DarlingDevilGirl | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.3| Added: 13 Oct 2010

The Alien Concept - Prologue

- At the End... The sky was beautiful that day. That is one thing I remember very well, through all the horror and sadness that followed, sometimes it is that one small detail, that one infinites...

By: DarlingDevilGirl | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 11 Oct 2010