Stories tagged “DIALOGUE”

  • Outsider in the End: Unpleasant Surprises

    “Thank the gods! It feels like it's been forever. ” Dana stretched her arms toward the sky, reveling in the long strain on her ligaments. Bracing herself on the rim of the cart, she rose to her feet. Even a few feet off the bed of the cart, the smell got …

    Posted 3 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 4 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 4 years ago
  • Phone Call

    "You're so hard to get a hold of!"

    "I've been busy. But I haven't forgotten you."

    "When you keep changing your hours at work, people have to adjust their times to call you. I swear your phone was busy for hours! I bet you were swamped with calls once th…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Tuesday

    "...Hello?"

    "Where are you right now?"

    "In my car. I'm driving home from work."

    "Are you alone?"

    "I'm talking to you. You're in my car, so I'm not alone. Where have you been? I haven't heard from you in days."

    "Hmpf. Well, maybe that's because I'm ma…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Of The Nature Of Birds

    "I'm a bird, you know," Jessica said without any sort of sarcasm.

    I wasn't quite sure how to reply. It wasn't the most random thing she'd ever said but it caught me off guard since it was midnight and we were on the trunk of my car behind a McDonald's …

    Posted 5 years ago