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Day 122 – Foot Hold – Short Story

The ground cracks open like an egg, and a thick, hot, red substance pours out from within and runs down the valley, burning through whatever gets in its way, leaving only a trail of ash behind it. Slowly it makes it’s way towards the motionless body of Ricky Darville, as the liquid hits his body, […]

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Day 121 Daily Prompt – Sandwich – 50 Word Story Expanded

“This is it, this is the one,” he says as he slams the sandwich down in front of her. “Sure, like you haven’t said that at least fifty times in the last three days.” “This time I mean it.” “You’ve said that as well,” she replies as she rolls her eyes in their sockets. “Just […]

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Day 121 – Listen – 50 Word Story Expanded

“I really need you to open your fucking ears and take in what I’m about to say. Do you think you can do that Betty?” He says as he leans across the desk towards her. She slowly nods her head, as the remainder of the class quietly giggle to themselves. “Are you all finding this […]

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Day 121 – Retrospect – Short Story

Steve stares at Jason for some time, before he finally says something that could be understood as words. “So let me get this straight, just so I know what you’re saying I understand, you’re a cybernetic android that was sent back in time from the year twenty forty-nine with the task of protecting me from […]

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Day 121 Daily Prompt – Sandwich – 50 Word Story

“This isn’t a sandwich, this is two pieces of bread with heaven shoved between them! How did you, a never has been, come up with a filing so mouthwatering?” She asks as she takes another enormous bite. He smiles as he leans in towards her, “First, I cut Jerry’s throat.”   Sandwich is today’s Daily Prompt […]

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Day 120 – Strength – 50 Word Story Expanded

“It’s not fair, it’s not the way it should’ve went down, I could’ve done better,” he yells as he drives punch, after punch into the bag, his knuckles split open, bloody, his face, bruised and swollen. “There’s no shame in defeat,” a voice says from the shadows. “I should’ve won!” “But you didn’t, he knocked you […]

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Day 120 – Cut And Run – Short Story

“It’s not your fault Benny, you didn’t know he wasn’t to be trusted,” Jacob says to his son as he places a hand on his shoulder. “I should have known, I should not have trusted that scum bag, I knew there was something wrong with him and now, now he’s run off with everything, to […]

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Day 120 Daily Prompt – Elegant – Short Story

He looks over towards her, how beautiful she is, he thinks to himself as she catches his wandering eyes and smiles, her cheeks flush as they get hit by a rush of blood, he returns the smile with his own and picks up his glass and walks over to her. “Do you mind?” He asks, […]

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Day 119 – The Roundhead Prelude 5 – Stench – 50 Word Story Expanded

**This takes place after chapter one of The Roundhead and before chapter two**   This takes place after chapter one of The Roundhead and before chapter two. “That’s total bullshit, I like to read, but this is bullshit,” he yells as he tosses his tablet on the bed and quickly rushes to the toilet. “Are […]

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Day 119 – Straws – Short Story

What is in a word, or a story, or for that matter a song, when you slowly begin to hear less and less of everything, when you slowly feel a wall begin to build itself up around you and the only control you have is to either build the wall quicker or just accept it. […]

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Day 118 – Passion – 50 Word Story Expanded

“Please, please, just let me go, I swear I won’t tell anyone, please!” she yells, her arms bound behind her back, she looks up at him as he stands over her, his face calm, his eyes soft, and the faint traces of a smile beings to creep out, from underneath his moustache. “It’s easy, just […]

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Day 118 – Treat – YouChallenge Short Story

He stands there, staring at the glass window, trying to decide what inside takes his fancy. It’s been a long time, he begins to think to himself, since he’s indulged himself on such a fine treat, scratch that, just a treat, fine or cheap, either way, it’s been a long while. A voice bursts through […]

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Day 117 – The Roundhead Prelude 4 – Share Its Sin

**This takes place after chapter one of The Roundhead and before chapter two**   He sits on the toilet, his eyes glued to his iPhone, moving quickly down each line as he nervously reads the story, as he gets closer to the ending, his eyes begin to slowly grow wide with wonder, and anticipation. His […]

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Day 117 – Respect – 50 Word Story Expanded

“Please sir, I was hungry, I’ve haven’t eaten in days, I didn’t want to take it, but I saw you had more…” The boy doesn’t get to finish his sentence as the man slaps him across the face, knocking him to the ground. “Shut up child, you have made your bed, now you must pay […]

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Day 117 – Standards – Short Story

He sits at the table and looks around the room, the wait staff move quickly and purposely around the room, he looks back down at his watch and breaks another breadstick in half and lets out a sigh. “I’m sorry to disturb you again sir, but are you ready to order yet?” the waitress asks. […]

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Day 116 – Eyes – 50 Word Story Expanded

“I swear to whatever you hold dear, I’ll kill them all, every fucking single one of them, starting with this bitch. So just try me you slack jawed mother fucker! Now put the fucking gun down!” he yells as he digs the blade into her throat, she lets out a small groan of pain, as […]

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Day 116 – The Old West – Short Story

“Don’t give me that sort of shit, you do what I need you to do, or I’ll take everything you’ve got and burn it all before your eyes, do you understand?” He yells. “Yes,” she says softly, he grabs her by the hair and viciously pulls her head back. “I fucking said, do you understand!” […]

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Day 115 – Red Pants – YouChallenge Short Story

“I do not believe you Sharon, you’re making it all up!” she says as she pulls the pillow up towards her face, then slowly looks over the top of the pillow, at Sharon. “Is that what really happen?” “It’s true, I heard Mum and Dad talking to Uncle Steven last night, apparently that’s how he […]

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Day 115 – New Tides – Short Story

“What does it take to make things work better when they really should just end, it’s a complex question that many people have asked, wait not only asked but attempted to happen, I know how this sounds, it sounds like a confession, but it’s not, because I have nothing to confess to, but if you want […]

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Day 115 – Understand – 50 Word Story

“Do you think they’ll understand everything that happened tonight?” She asks, looking up from her glass. “I don’t fucking understand, and I was there, so no, I don’t,” he says as he empties the contents of his glass into his mouth. “Then what’ll we tell them?” She asks. “We lie.”   Go HERE for the […]