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A drink to die for - 99-word fiction

I woke up this morning with a sentence in my head; “and fear hung in the air like a death sentence”.  I immediately wrote it down then tried to work it into something.  104 more words

Writing

Blackout

Suddenly the weight of a knife felt heavy in his hand. A warm sticky flow of blood ran across his knuckles. He felt blinded like in a tunnel, completely disoriented by this wave of total darkness. 73 more words

Daily Prompts

‘One final unselfish act’

The following is an official transcript recovered from the ‘black box’ of downed flight 217. After being told that a terrorist cell had placed a deadly airborne plague agent in the climate control system of the plane, the pilot and copilot agonized over what to do. 2,163 more words

Different Perspectives

Chelsea Clinton thanks abortion for being good for the economy

The Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, which legalized abortion nationwide, has been great for the economy, says Chelsea Clinton.

The number of women entering the workforce has exploded since the early 1970s, she explained this weekend. 360 more words

Innocent man lynched for the murder of a young teen

August 17, 1915
Marietta, Georgia
Convicted murderer and rapist Leo Frank is forcibly removed from his cell and lynched

13-year-old Mary Phagan had left school at the age of 10 to work in factories to help support her widowed mother and five siblings. 612 more words

True Crime

Teen tortured, murdered by other teens

August 17, 1995
Kode, Kungälv Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
John Hron (14) is beaten and drowned by four neo-Nazis

Hron and a friend were camping by a lake when four boys, ages 15-18 and all of whom embraced the neo-nazi ideology, approached. 231 more words

True Crime