Stories tagged “WAITING”

  • Kaiju World: Earth - The Beginning

    Streaking down from the heavens, long tailed comets signaled the end of everything. Tears of blazing light marring the inscrutable face of the sky. Were we ready? It was stupid of me to think about such things now, when it was too late to matter, but I co…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Waiting is Warfare

    Rain poured down in thick sheets, dense enough to severely limit visibility. I couldn't see the enemy troops--not a single soldier, tanks, or mech--but I knew they were out there ever since my radar and communications equipment stopped chattering. The sto…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Text Trust Issues

    "I have a hard time trusting people. I just don't want to jump unless someone's there to catch me," I texted.

    I waited, the confession making my palms sweat. My phone did not slip from my hands, however. I watched the text box for a response. My heart cr…

    Posted 3 years ago
  • Languishing the Night

    The reeds outside swayed, swept by a breeze that I couldn't feel. The candles never wavered so it wasn't just me. The two mountains known locally as the Two Sisters stood high and dark against the star-filled night sky.

    “Why do we still wait? It's dark e…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • Inside the Iron Calliope

    Story is marked as mature

    Posted 4 years ago