Thundering Roar

[OT] Sunday Free Write [Link to post.] Previously on Dirge & Dread: The girls learned Dread’s new friend is Flutter, Ballisea’s top enforcer. This week they try and take her down. *** “Why’d you pick that one?” Flutter, the giant, pale, red-head asked Dread as they walked out of the shop where Dread chose her…

Fox in the Henhouse

[WP] You are the last person on Earth and you are sitting in your house. Suddenly there is a knock on the door. [Link to post.]   *Knock*knock*knock* “I’m coming! Hold on!” Chanta yelled at the door while struggling with two large navy suitcases. Frustrated and eager she dropped them and ran to the door….

Death and Family

[WP] Your father was death but now his time has passed. It’s time to carry on with his duties, the thing is, he decided to pass the duties on to the family dog, an overeager cocker spaniel named Biscuit. [Link to post.] Eddie felt a familiar sharp pressure on his bare chest. He opened his…

Sharp and not sharp

[WP] There are millions of different timelines that contain versions of everyone in it. You have been notified that you are the last existing version of yourself across all timelines. [Link to post.] Paul dug his fingers into the cool soil for extra leverage, then sat himself up. He felt loose soil crumble down his back…

Izzy’s Affliction

[WP] Aliens have been abducting humans for thousands of years. After they’re done experimenting with them, they maroon them on a faraway planet. Well, that population of humanity has been thriving and has sent Earth their first communication. [Link to post.]   Izzy Wilson woke up in a strange place again; it wasn’t the first…

Tree of Wisdom

[WP] You have the ability to know everyone’s age down to the day, which comes in handy often while bartending. One night, you notice a patron asking you for a drink is nowhere near 21. They’re only a day old. [Link to post.]   I heard the chime informing me someone opened the door. I…

No HMO

[WP] Humans have developed perfectly sentient A.I. and have employed them in hospitals and ambulances. After a string of patients in one A.I.’s care are lost, it gets depressed. [Link to post.]   “It’s a computer, it doesn’t get ‘depressed’,” Doctor Julius glared at the head programmer, Errin, delivering her report. She locked eyes with…

Shattered Bones

April 21, 2018 [WP] “Let’s just blow it up and call it a day.” [Link to post.] Dread stepped out of the black portal and looked around. She felt glad to see signs of green life dotting the brown dirt plain. She looked up and smiled at the violet sky. Dirge ran out of the…

Dirge & Dread

April 20, 2018 [WP] “Tag you’re it!” She giggled. “See you in a hundred years!” [Link to post.] Dread sat cross-legged in the dry dirt of a dying Earth, 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…

Nervous Flutter

[OT] Sunday Free Write [Link to post.]   “Dread said a friend is taking her to buy a beast,” Dirge relayed the message to Glory. The pair still occupied a table at the outdoor plaza. Glory undid her green bun, then gathered the thin strands of jade hair into a tight ponytail as she stood…