Tag: Short Stories

Slodgy McStuffins and the Outcasts

read part 1 Part 2 The location of the North Pole was ever-changing, and Slodgy McStuffins remembered that once he lifted his head out of the snow and turned to nothing. So, he curled that straight look into a scowl, he even growled, and he kicked a cluster of snow towards the empty space where

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The Traveler’s Journey

*I am pleased to share the first part of a short story series from my dear friend, Brittany N. Gathing. Check out her website, follow her on twitter and enjoy the story. The Traveler’s Journey part one by Brittany N. Gathing “Let the celebration commence,” the chief called out for everyone in a three-span radius

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Talking Walls, Walking Halls

JASON In a dimmed warehouse, chained to a pipe, alone, a spotlight shined on him. Was it the water dripping from the ceiling or sweat? Was it his musty armpits crawling into his nostrils or the pile of dead rats a few feet ahead? What is this—Where am I? He felt drained, in pain and

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A Different Man

“Are you ready?” The Security Guard asked. “Are you?” The Old Man replied with a lifted brow. The Guard nodded. “I’m gonna be hauling ass out there,” The Old Man stated. “You make sure you get everyone out the door as soon as I pull up. I’ll honk the horn. I don’t wanna be out

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The Devil in the Snow

A platoon ascended a hill that hadn’t been walked over in some time. The prints in the snow were of the soldiers and their horses only. They were headed toward a castle that had been abandoned for hundreds of years now. But report after report stated that people had been missing and were taken to

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