Eye-Opening Promotion

“Anything else, ‘hon?” Shirley asked as she finished writing up the ticket. Dave stared at the waitress with awe; his eyes flitted between his laptop and her coffee-brown eyes. She looked real. Her light pink uniform highlighted her curves. Her crisp white apron sported a coffee stain accidentally inflicted by Dave himself. It came as…

Riding Revenge

“If they don’t respect you, make them pay until they do,” Linus reminisced on his dad’s advice while watching the sunrise. Part of him wished he took that advice sooner. It wasn’t until he reanimated the T-rex that he realized how to go about it. Now he had his chance. He stared up at the…

A Mother’s Wish

At the age of 114 Winston reset his life; it was the only escape from the invading horrors. 114 years old was the longest he’d ever lived and for the first time in 999 resets, he had a goal. He woke up and hopped out of his childhood bed with a burning motivation. “100 years…

Gaming Dates

“Excuse us for a second,” Russel smiled at the well-dressed woman as he pulled Justin away from her.  “Sure, okay,” the brunette returned his smile. Russel dragged Justin far enough so that she couldn’t hear them talk about her. They did not have to travel far, the bustling town made plenty of noise; but Russel…

Organized Organs

“You’re not going to count it?” Dudley asked Mr. Montes. The well-dressed gentleman shook his head as he slipped the cash-stuffed envelope in a drawer. The two men, one old and refined, the other younger and sloppily dressed, sat in Mr. Montes’ office. Dudley thought it was odd that they were the only two in…

Mary’s Boy

“Mom?” Greg spoke louder the second time he knocked on the bathroom door. Still no answer. “I’m coming in,” he twisted the knob slowly, then pushed the door open. “Where the hell is she?” he asked his reflection in the empty bathroom. His mom’s car was still in the driveway, so she should have been…

Violet Adult. Indigo Child.

“50 years?” Wilbur shook his head with a gentle chuckle as he organized his paperwork. “That’s kind of incredible,” he added. Violet sat quietly in front of his desk as the middle-aged man mostly mumbled to himself. She knew he wasn’t talking about her specifically as much as the whole group. The others were either…

Hellish Retention

“Mandy Salinas?” Mandy heard her name called a split second before she opened her eyes. She didn’t know where she was nor how she got there. She found herself in what she could only guess was Hell’s waiting room. Obsidian, uncomfortable-looking chairs lined three of the four brimstone walls. They surrounded a small ebony coffee…

Goblin Paradise

“Good morning, how’d you sleep?” Wendy asked. Edgar had just pulled himself to a seated position on the cot when she threw the door to his cell open. He looked up and smiled at the orange-haired woman. “Like a baby, I haven’t felt that safe in years,” he chuckled. “It gets better,” she grinned. “Your…

Poem of the Day

“Bad poetry day?” he asked.“Never heard of it.”“You haven’t? Good thing you asked!Its when we celebrate:‘Anyone can write poetry!’ “ “Why give a day to poetry?”Why not pinot noir,fajitas, or serendipity?”“August 18th is their day too, and more!” “It’s national couple’s day,ice cream and mail order catalog day.Anything can be special any day.” “Anything?” he…