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…

Time for Lunch (4-30-18)

[WP] You are able to see how long every person you come across has to live. As you walk through the city you come across someone with only one hour left. [Link to post.]I glanced up from my phone as I reached the bus stop, to get a quick idea of the passengers. Even one…

Mission Objective: Spider (4-29-18)

[WP] Sunday Free Write [Link to post.] “Do you think she’s okay?” Dirge asked. The two girls did not wander far from where they landed before the girl with dark curls questioned Dread. “Who?” Dread stopped walking and let her eyes roam over the empty green plain as she looked for someone in danger. “La…

AlterNet 2.0

[WP] The first fully immersive online VR game has released in which anything is possible. After months of saving you eagerly log in and hit ‘random server.’ [Link to post.]Thomas Fincher smiled at his reflection in the bathroom mirror. His dark brown eyes roamed up and down his mostly naked body, making sure he attached…

Favored Sibling (4-27-18)

[WP] Whenever a baby is born, he or she is taken to The Armory, an ancient alien temple where each child has a unique weapon bestowed upon them, for use their whole lives. You were given a key. [Link to post.]“Sit still!” Sam’s father grabbed him by the scuff of his collar, and straightened him…

Chosen Path (4-26-18)

[WP] You wake up alone in a motel room with no idea who you are, where you are, or how you got there. On the bedside table is a map and a choose your own adventure book. [Link to post.]I opened my eyes, soft yellow sunlight filled my vision. A quick inventory told me I…

Lemon of a Drink (4-25-18)

[CW] Flash Fiction Challenge! Location: A Museum | Object: Lemonade [Link to post.]“I don’t see why I couldn’t stay home,” Oren complained to Eva. They stood in Grapefruit section of the Citrus Museum, surrounded by grapefruit themed sculptures and paintings. Everyone that walked by seemed to have either a smile or a refreshing drink, often…

Jail Time (4-24-18)

[WP] “The jailer is the key, kill him and you’ll be free…” [Link to post.] “So that’s it? We just gotta kill the jailer?” Mickey hovered around Fig, the tall blue skinned troll that gave him the hint. It was Mickey’s first day in the prison and he took to exploring the exercise yard when…

Delivery Method (4-23-18)

[WP] Your job as a researcher in the facility isn’t too bad. The hours are shit and the coffee maker is broken, but at least the people are nice. And the job is easy: talk to the telepathic spider, run some tests on the witch, give the eldritch god his daily newspaper, basic stuff. Describe…