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'Jump' - A Short Story

“Go on,” he said softly, his deep voice resonating in my ears; “jump.”

I grinned brightly, and without turning to look at him, I shook my head. 476 more words

Life

Short Story: Home 

Once we got home, Dad said that we could choose any room we liked. So I beat Laura to the room at the corner of the north wing. 148 more words

Writing

The Landing

“I made it.” 18-year-old Mathias Rust had just landed his Cessna 172 on Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge by St. Basil’s Cathedral near Red Square. He’d flown through some of the most heavily guarded airspace in the world and wasn’t shot down by Soviet Interceptors. 275 more words

Short Story

"Kill him!"

Liping woke with a start. Pain shot through his side. He reached to check himself but his arm was stuck. As he tried to move a foul odor collided with his nose. 799 more words

Flash Fiction

Three Blind Mice

I’m walking to work, my fat self is already sweating and all the war-paint on my ugly face is dripping on my cheap shirt. I’m walking as fast as I can, not because I’m late, but because I’ve got to get away from the eyes. 583 more words

Short Story

Solstice Shorts Video: Without Index

A month since the event, and we still have a few videos to go – Here is Without Index a Short Story by CB Droege… 73 more words

Short Stories

The Strongest Bond

It had been the last straw, yet another message filled with venom and the most destructive constructs of words tapped gently onto a screen and delivered. 395 more words

Fiction