Stories tagged “RESCUE”

  • Welcome Rescue... or Not

    Being adrift in space in a rescue pod is freaking scary. First, you just lost your HOME in space in some disaster, all your stuff, everything that kept you alive. Second, you were floating out there after you ran out of fuel sending a distress signal out …

    Posted 1 year ago
  • A White Horse Named Stupid

    This is stupid.

    It's stupid to get upset, to feel so left out and stood up when you ask me a question, I deliver, I ask one back, and never get a response. It's how you do things.

    I can't count the amount of times I've forgiven you for leaving me hangi…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Cliff Diving

    The trail here narrowed and dropped steeply down; one side a sheer cliff cut by the rapids and the other side a wall of rock. The base of the trail widened and flattened beside an old, sturdy pin oak tree.

    From here I watched a family carefully pick thei…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Foe

    I sobbed. The Dragon saved me from myself. I got lost in the fog. I was stopped by the wall of despair and I caused the explosion that gave me the pieces to build my fortress, all so I could stay hidden deep inside myself. The Dragon refused to le…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Flight

    Something scrabbled at my wall. The scratch and scrape of something ripping my precious wall apart stirred me from my mournful reverie. I backed away from the thing that was tearing in earnest at my fort, eyes wide, body shaking. Don't take my wall. Don't…

    Posted 3 years ago