Stories tagged “CONVERSATION”

  • Garbage Collection

    "It's a pretty good visualization."

    i looked up, startled out of thought by my coworker who had leaned against the table next to me, gazing off to the side.

    after a moment, i realized what she was talking about.

    the dark shapes outside the window, moun…

    Posted 4 months ago
  • Stretching

    My face must have said more than my silence because she added quickly, “It's not a church or anything crazy like that. I might be a little old fashioned but I know right from right. It's more of a social. We meet at the Autumn Garden Theatre. You know the…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Still Mad

    Story is marked as mature

    Posted 4 years ago
  • Well, where are they?

    "Where are the time travelers?"

    Excuse me?

    "Where are they? Shouldn't they be crawling all over us?"

    Oh, you're worried about the Temporal Fermi Paradox?

    "Like, 'where are the aliens' but for time travelers? Yeah."

    The same things apply, but it's wor…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Crossroads Hill

    "But they don't have heads!"

    "As I understand it, that's voluntary."

    "That's ridiculous."

    "I'm telling you, 'Haunted City' is a democracy. Its real name is 'Crossroads Hill', and it's perfectly safe to visit."

    "But there's a necromancer overlord, and…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • The Devil's Motto

    Story is marked as mature

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Inner and Outer Darkness

    The opium was strong and heady. It bore me on a tremendously vast, dark, wave and I felt a relaxing lassitude swim through me. If I died here, my life would be complete. The ache in me, that part that had been missing, was now filled to overflowing and I …

    Posted 6 years ago
  • Between Fire and Smoke

    "How do you kill an Empress?"

    I steeled the muscles in my face, and let my eyes rest on the man's shoulders. If this turned into a trap, I would make sure to take him with me into the void. Leaning back, I wormed myself into the chair's thick cushions, l…

    Posted 8 years ago