Stories tagged “BETRAYAL”

  • The First War of Power, pt 2

    A man placed his hand on the woman's shoulder and asked, “Where is Mhum-Ma?”

    The leader of the left replied, “She has returned to the earth and we all bear her sorrow.” People on both sides reacted with surprise before dropping their heads in reverence. …

    Posted 1 year ago
  • The First War of Power, pt 1

    The two sides met, one coming from stone huts and arbitrary rules, the other from ravaged forests, a smoky sky, and angry rivers thick with debris. Male and female stood together on both sides, shifting nervously. A meeting this size was unprecedented. Ma…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Ruined

    Leland slumped looking at his hands. He could still hear each of the sour notes that they had drawn forth from the baby grand piano, the horrid music--no it wasn't music but noise!--hanging around, permeating the air like the stench of vinegar. What a tra…

    Posted 1 year ago
  • Weary of You

    Story is marked as mature

    Posted 2 years ago
  • That Darn Cat

    The house was silent and dark. It was the dead of night after all. Something woke me, but I knew it wasn't a sound, nor a smell. Something deep inside me told me it was time. Time to arise.

    I felt it in my bones just as clearly as I felt the soft carpet…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • The Quiet Ones

    You knew each other in school, you were neighbors, but it wasn’t until years later that you become friends. You would meet, make each other laugh, have fun. You needed that in your life; there wasn’t anyone else you could hang out with.

    But suddenly he…

    Posted 2 years ago