Dirge & Dread

[WP] “Tag you’re it!” She giggled. “See you in a hundred years!” [Link to post.]Dread sat cross-legged in the dirt, in front of a pitch black portal. She stopped “waiting” an hour ago and meditated to pass the time instead. A brilliant golden glow emanated from her body; its light kept an army of skeletons…

Dreaded Homecoming

[WP] They fear the light. [Link to post.]A golden streak coursed through a field filled with hundreds of walking skeletons. The red sky drowned out the sun, but Dread ran confidently. She ignored the skeletons to focus on her objective. As she moved, the skeletons cowered away from her brilliant aura. She reached Ballisea‘s altar; her…

New Friends, Old Friends (4-18-18)

[WP] Your coworkers are disappearing and you find out that your boss is a vampire, but there’s still hope, someone you work with is secretly a werewolf, the janitor. [Link to post.]“It just ain’t fair!” Larry complained while we sat in the break room snacking. I didn’t like Larry much, but he was about the…

Unicorn Helper (4-17-18)

[WP] Your kid walks into the living room with a unicorn trailing behind him. With pleading eyes, he goes, “I swear, he followed me home. Can we keep him?” [Link to post.]I stared at my son from behind crossed arms. He kept his focus on the unicorn to avoid eye contact with me. I stepped…

Save a Penny, Spend a Bullet (4-16-18)

[WP] Burying my mother was difficult on the family. Burying her again was harder. [Link to post.]“This is how we all end up. No one knew that better than mom,” I stumbled my way through the half-assed speech I wrote. As the eldest sibling, her eulogy was my obligation. I stood at the podium behind…

Dread Falls(4-15-18)

[OT] Sunday Free Write: Leonardo da Vinci Edition [Link to post.]“Dread, what are you doing?” Liv Hansen walked into her nine year old son’s bedroom. His blond hair bounced as his head whipped around toward her. He shrank back and put his arms in front of him to try and cover light purple dress he’d…

Living Forest (4-14-18)

[WP] In the distant future, prisoners have their brains extracted and uploaded into a computer system in order to save space and maintain peace within prisons. [Link to post.]“You are hereby sentenced *immediately* to the Forest.” The judge’s gavel slammed down. Michael Anderson broke down into heaving sobs while the bailiff escorted him out of…

Kindling Questions (4-13-18)

[WP] You stumble upon a shrine and accidentally summon a god. He will not let you leave until you offer him a body to possess. [Link to post.]“I’m not offering you anything, I’m leaving,” I said. I waved to the pale woman with literal flaming red hair as I walked back to the stone arch…

Ghosted (4-12-18)

[WP] An abandoned baby was found in your doorstep. As they grow up, you start noticing the increase of supernatural activities in your house. [Link to post.]“I can’t do it anymore,” I said as we drove home. We were supposed to be enjoying our anniversary at a hotel for the night, but instead another babysitter…

Arachnophobia = Wet Pants (4-11-18)

[WP]One of your relatives just died. You help cleaning and emptying their house. While in the attic, you find something unusual. [Link to post.] It was time for a break. I’d been working most of the morning trying to clear out my grandma’s attic while my mom, uncle, and aunts worked on the rest of…