Offering a Seat

“Mrs. Houston?” Erica heard her name and whirled around. She stood at the entrance to her small, single-office in the run down strip mall at 7:50 a.m. about to enter and start her day. The area’s residents did not stir much until about noon. Hearing her name made her jump; she did not expect to…

Misplaced

“I’m not going to hurt you!” Nyva spoke loudly at the building. An overhang created a lightless corner that she needed to get by. “I’ need to be seen on camera making my rounds but I’ll ignore you if you ignore me.” She hoped the child knew how to speak. She had no idea how…

Magic Hope

Robert stepped into the Chinese restaurant and sat at his regular red and gold booth. He took a moment to admire the dragon-themed decor in the restaurant. Small dragon statues and elegant watercolor paintings dotted the empty restaurant. When he first discovered the business he wondered how it stayed afloat financially. He rarely saw any…

Family Vine

Bert sat on the aqua pleather, paper-lined examination table with his feet dangling over the edge. At 23 he was not a short man, but the table was high enough to keep his feet from the ground. He waited for the doctor while browsing the internet on his phone and fighting the urge to scratch….

Dog Years

“I’ve come to suck your blood!” Hampton entered Mrs. Churchill’s room with a toothy smile and the old woman giggled like a schoolgirl. Mrs. Churchill was Hampton’s favorite patient and he always went above and beyond to get her to smile. “I’m afraid all you’ll find in these veins is dust,” she said with a…

Fight for Flight

[WP] You’re a three hundred year old Dragon living in modern New York City, and you spend half of your time in human form and the other half as a dragon. One day, you realize an order of Dragon Hunters has come into New York… [Link to post.]   Magnus stepped into the quaint Chinese…

Dragon Deals (6-4-18)

[WP] Dragons only kidnap legitimate princesses – as such, to cement their legitimacy, both sides in a civil war seek their daughter to be taken by the local dragon. [Link to post.] “Thank you for meeting with me,” Sergi Vecchio, a rotund man in well tailored black suit nodded politely at an elderly Asian woman…

Taking a Seat (5-23-18)

[WP] For centuries werewolves, vampires and zombies have hunted together, and werewolves get the flesh, vampires the bones and zombies the brain, and this system works perfectly until [Link to post.] “They expect us to just roll over and give them a cut?” Adam Fenwick voiced his concern to the other two council members gathered…

Adventures in Babysitting (5-9-18)

[WP] You’re babysitting. [Link to post.] “You know where everything is, make yourself at home. And keep a card on you, just in case.” Robin, Threnody’s red-headed mother related instructions to the short man with a blue mohawk that held her daughter. Her husband, an imposing man named Posie, stood at the open door ready…

Flight Coupon (5-1-18)

[WP] “You dropped this.” A stranger hands you a folded piece of paper, and vanishes into the crowd before you can say that it isn’t yours. [Link to post.] “It’s not…” I yelled after the person, but I lost track of them in the crowd. “mine.” I shrugged, looked down, then unfolded the paper. It…