Freeing Meal (5-21-18)

[WP] You just have to go in there, get the package, and come out. Easy-peasy. [Link to post.] Terry Mullins stared out the car window at the unassuming Chinese restaurant. He eyed the full parking lot and wished he could choose a better time frame. Some time darker, and not so in the middle of…

Dread vs. Jelly_Jim (5-20-18)

[OT] Sunday Free Write [Link to post.] Dread reached the Derby track and stepped across the boundary with her right foot. Her black and gold motorcycle boot attracted a stream of nanos from the track like a magnet pulling metal filings. They flowed from the smooth white surface to assemble themselves into a column of…

Marriage or Death? (5-19-18)

[WP] You’re a shopkeeper by day and a dungeon delver at night. A customer comes along and asks for a unique item. You don’t have it, but you know where to find it, and it won’t be easy to get. [Link to post.]I looked up from the dagger I was polishing when I heard the…

Unique Conversation (5-18-18)

[CW] Write a story in which the narrator can only use words the characters have used. Or the converse: The characters can only use words the narrator has used. [Link to post.]“Threnny! You know Lauren asked after you jus’ the other day. She said to me, ‘Vegas, how come Threnny don’t visit more often?’ ” Vegas said….

Alien Kindness (5-17-18)

[WP] A homeless guy that you see everyday on your way to and from work always holds up a sign that says, “The Aliens are coming!” One day, as you’re coming home, you see that he has added something to his sign. Now it says, “The Aliens are coming! They’ll be here tomorrow!” [Link to…

Lion’s Tale (5-16-18)

[WP] Future seers tend to be very successful, but every one of them turned to the dark side eventually and became history’s worst mass murderers, tyrants and dictators. One day, you saw into the future, thousands of years into the future. You decide to use this knowledge for good. [Link to post.]I woke in my…

Clueless to Conspiracy (5-15-18)

[WP] You’ve been walking all day, so you decide to take a rest on a nearby park bench. Once you do, a man in a black suit comes out and drops a briefcase by your feet before nodding and walking away. You notice a note attached to the case… [Link to post.]I watched the stiff…

Inkedskin (5-14-18)

[CW] Write a fairytale in the style of a superhero origin story. [Link to post.]“Hey.” Johnathan Strauss jumped awake, instinctively grabbing his faded green duffel bag. The voice belonged to an elderly woman that poked his chest to wake him. “You’re going on two days here, time to move along.” She gestured towards the exit…

Game Start (5-13-18)

[OT] Sunday Free Write [Link to post.] Dirge jumped out of a glassy, clear portal; her exit disturbed the surface making it ripple like water. Dread stepped out of the portal behind her and took in the sites of the Derby park. Dozens of different looping and twisting tracks surrounded by hundreds of spectators as…

Ballisea’s Story (5-12-18)

[WP] Even monsters have stories. Tell me yours, wanderer, I wish no harm to you. [Link to post.]“You wish me ‘no harm’?” The pale, tall, dark haired woman said with a soft laugh and stared at the man who wanted to hear her story. He stood tall, protecting his wife behind him and showing no…