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…

History Rebuff (5-11-18)

[WP] Earth was the crash site of a human escape ship that was lost. It is not until the modern era that the rest of humanity has found us in an exploratory mission. [Link to post.]Mitch Stratford walked into the upscale restaurant and scanned the seated patrons. A woman with bright pink hair sitting alone stood…

Lullabye & Pizza (5-10-18)

[OT] Theme Thursday – Media Prompts: Female Vocals [Link to post.] Alanna White bowed to the crowd gathered around her, and collected her tips from the sparkling green prop top hat with a black band and plastic golden buckle sitting on the cobblestone walk way in front of her. As she bent down her eyes glanced…

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…

Wakeup Call (5-8-18)

[WP] After checking into an inn and waking up the next day, the scenery out the window is pitch black. The inn’s manager insists that no one goes outside. [Link to post.]My eyes fluttered open after the first ring, but I didn’t move another muscle until the sixth ring. At that point I figured whomever…

Do the Crime, Do the Time (5-7-18)

[WP] A corrupt prosecutor wakes up in the body of the innocent man he just convicted. [Link to post.] “Johnson. Visitor.” One of the guards banged the cell door, but the man sitting on his bed with his arms around his knees did not look up. Johnson wasn’t his name. “Hey!” The guard banged the…

AlterNet Entrance (5-6-18)

[WP] Sunday Free Write [Link to post.]Dread stepped out of the black portal and into a bustling city teeming with people. Mirrored skycrapers tickled the underside of fluffy white clouds all around them, each of the glass buildings reflected some portion of brilliant gold sunlight onto the flowing crowds of people. Dread froze in awe…

Thirsty for Anything (5-5-18)

[WP] It started when your kids came home from school with it. Then, it was the main story on the news. Then, it was unavoidable. You’re not sure what to do about it. It seems to be everywhere now. [Link to post.]Lewis worked in his home office when he heard the front door open. Seconds…

These Brains are Making Me Thirsty (5-4-18)

[EU] As an unexpected twist to boost ratings, the zombie apocalypse breaks out on a TV sitcom (Friends, The Office, Parks & Rec, HIMYM, etc.) [Link to post.]“So? Did you break up with him?” Jerry sat on the edge of his blue sofa seat and listened to Elaine’s story with great interest. Elaine finished her…

Over My Dead Body (5-3-18)

[WP] A genie appears to you and your partner of 60 years in your final days. He says he will allow one of you a new start as a 20 y/o. The catch is you’d lose all memory of your partner and it would only be one of you.You tell the genie not a chance….