Based upon the short story Stairway to Heaven by Roald Dahl.
Find us in the darkness. Shielded by the shadows of our mistakes. A marriage devoid of life and light. 1,167 more words
3 weeks, 4 days
The Whimsical Wiles of A Work-In-Progress (All Rights Reserved)
She knows by glancing at him that it’s bad news. His image spirals, and she fights to make sense of a world that has lost all meaning in less than a few seconds. 17 more words
3 weeks, 6 days
They come from the shadows, splaying themselves over the night sky and extinguishing the stars. There are thousands, their eyes the black holes that have infested the world. 22 more words
She grips the balloon, letting the string dig into small fingers that strain with the effort of holding on. Her brows are knitted with unwavering concentration. 24 more words
They ask him why he thinks he’s here, and he examines his surroundings with the same scrutiny they have used on him for however many days he’s been in this open cage. 18 more words
So I thought I’d put myself up to a new challenge: writing mini-sagas (stories that are limited to 50 words). I’ll try to do one everyday, just to get those creative juices flowing in the right direction.