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Day 44 – Price Paid – Short Story

He looks up into their faces through his one good eye, the other a mess of puss and blood and clenches his teeth as another punch connects with his face, he feels his jaw shift and several teeth move in his head, the room spins violently and he feels another punch connect from the opposite […]

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Day 43 – Skillet – Short Story

He leaps from his bed, still half asleep, as the banging that is coming from beyond the bed room, from somewhere else within the house, has pulled him from his world of dreams. He stumbles out into the small hallway that connects all the rooms in the house, and his eyes grow wide with panic as […]

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Day 41 – Infection – YouChallenge Short Story

He sits back in the chair as the light blindly shines into his eyes, and he puts his arm up to shield them. “Please Mister Montgomery, can you put your arm down,” The man asks him. “Sorry, force of habit,” he replies. “Well unless you want your mouth ripped open, I suggest you keep it […]

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Day 39 – Bad Day – Short Story

I guess you could say timing is everything, or nothing, really I guess it’s relative to what you want it to be, for me it’s nothing but frustration at its highest level. I’m going off on a tangent here I know but when you miss an opportunity because your timings off it causes more hell […]

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Day 37 – The Call – Short Story

He picks up the phone and stares at the dial for a few moments before wiping the sweat from his brow and dialing the number, it takes only a few moments for the other end to be answered. “Hello, this is Ben?” “Hello Ben, I know this is going to sound crazy, but you need […]

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Day 36 – What The Flesh Wants – Short Story

The two girls sit in the pool of blood, staring at each other, looking deeply into each other’s eyes, and no words are said. The doors before them crash open, but they do not flinch, they do not react, they just continue to sit there, staring. He strides into the room, the blood splashing under […]

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Day 34 – Hour Glass – YouChallenge Short Story

She moves through the little shop slowly, taking her time to look over each of the items with old, experienced eyes, until finally she comes across one that grabs her attention. She picks up the small musical box and gives it the once over before she opens it, the box begins to play a soft […]

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Day 33 – Full Deck – Short Story

The wind blows through the deserted streets fiercely, pushing, shaking, and tearing at anything that gets in its way, Joel peers out of the window and wonders how everything has managed to fall to pieces in the last twenty-four hours, wondering if anything will be left once the storm dies down. He turns back from […]

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Day 25 – Sisters – Short Story

The darkness of his eyes drags her further into the depths of his soul and she lets a tear run freely from her face as she closes his eye lids and turns to her sister who sits a few feet away, huddled in a ball, weeping. “Get yourself together Lotti, if we’re to get out […]

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Day 23 – Cold Start – Short Story

The rain pours down relentlessly from the heavens, crashing into the roof of the small cabin as if it is trying to tear its way inside. In the distance lightning bursts down into the ground like a fist, smashing the land violently, followed by the murderous clapping of thunder. Inside the cabin David Savage places […]

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Day 22 – Sheep – Short Story

He stands in the doorway, looking out into the cold night, firmly gripping a shot gun in one hand and a half empty bottle of Jack Daniels in the other, from which he take a large mouthful. He hears twigs breaking in the forest beyond his house and then the rustling of bushes and he […]

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Lies Of A Broken World

Day 17 – Lies Of A Broken World – Chapter One – Act IV

‘She sits on the edge of the bed and takes a drag on her cigarette, staring at the smashed screen in front of her. Dried blood covers her face and hands, the cowboy’s naked body lies on the floor…’

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Day 15 – A Secret – Short Story

He clutches his father’s hand tightly and wipes the tears from his eyes, he watches as his father, this man who has always been such a huge, strong man, relies now on machines to keep him alive. How quickly this all happened, only a day or two ago they were sitting out on his deck […]

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Day 14 – Lies Of A Broken World – Chapter One – Act III

‘Sonya stands at the bar and looks around the room, as soon as she locks eyes with him, she knows that tonight, he is the one, she can feel it between her legs, becoming moist at the thought of his touch. He casually makes his way towards her, both exchanging smiles….’

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Day 13 – Short Cut – YouChallenge Short Story

He pushes the bikes throttle to the maximum as he tears down the street, his heart thumping in his chest viciously as he rides more on instinct than awareness. The numbers displayed on the inside of his helmet continue to count down and he tries to push the bike harder, faster, but he knows he […]

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Day 10 – Lies Of A Broken World – Chapter One – Act II

‘He stands underneath the shower, letting the water wash away his sins, his body scarred and bruised, he feels a hand slide around his chest from behind, and then her naked body pressing up against him….’

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Day 07 – Lies Of A Broken World – Chapter One – Act I

‘Sunset Heights has, for many years, been one of those Downtown suburbs that draws attention to itself for all the wrong reasons, its past is littered with stories of violence and death, stories that make you wonder why people keep living here…’

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Day 06 – The Final Request – YouChallenge Short Story

The wind blows through the trees, scattering it’s leaves through the air with a ferociousness, sending them floating helplessly across the park. Clive Foster tightens the grip on his jacket as the wind cuts through his clothing and forces a cold shiver through his body that sends his teeth into a violent clatter. With his […]

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Day 03 – Lies Of A Broken World – Prologue

‘The bike cruises through the city streets like a hot knife through butter, sweat pours down his face and into his eyes, stinging them, and the helmet makes it impossible to wipe them away. He shoots around the corner with the bike on its side, and can feel the street bed brush past his knee as he leans into it and then pulls the bike upright and kicks it forward….’

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Day 01 – One Love – Short Story

He swings the shovel violently towards the two men, and blood and dirt flicks off the blade and splashes into the wet ground with the rain. “I told you to go, I won’t tell you again!” He yells. “Samuel, son, for fuck sake, she gone, it’s not her anymore. You have to let us do […]