Stories tagged “PARANOIA”

  • Fractal Realities: It's Infectious

    Five men stood around the pool of greasy black tar that used to be Zach Cho. Everything had happened so fast. Even with their suspicion, no one could have foreseen human flesh blackening and sagging like hot taffy. There weren't any bones or organs. All t…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • An Ill-fitting Mask

    The mention of a hospital stabbed a spine-shaking spear of coldness through my middle. Gritting my teeth, I powered through the feeling. “No. Wait. I'm better now.”

    Veronica had taken a step back from me, putting a little distance between us. Alfie, her …

    Posted 3 years ago
  • To Be Named

    I felt around the sides of my neck. She was right. The skin there was sore, tender to the touch. My suspicion of her seemed justified and came flooding back. I was choked recently and she finds me, leash in hand? I don't know if it was guilt or what that …

    Posted 3 years ago
  • A Corrupted Well

    Suddenly her simply standing there watching me made her suspect. Why was this girl trying to help me? Sure it had been her dog that had woke me up but there had been no reason to stick around after her apology. She had made sure I was okay. By all account…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Edge of Starlight: Paranoid Company

    “I saw you dock. Nasty looking black eye. That rock you towed in do that to you?” Captain Umski asked, rubbing at his own eyes.

    Captain Torrance sipped his rye. “Yup, fly ball out of left field.”

    “Really? Sensor malfunction?”

    “Ship A.I. says no.”

    “You…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • 002 D

    I have erred. I forgot something important, I just realized.

    I knew one fact. I knew another fact. I failed to make the connection between them.

    this is a real problem and I should remove some of what I wrote

    it's only the second day maybe it's not been n…

    Posted 5 years ago