A Story About Stories

In the setting sun, the men and women were returning from the hunt. Meanwhile, in a cave next to the village, it was customary that as the sun set behind the mountains, the village storyteller would light a small fire, and all the children would come running in, eagerly anticipating the story that night. The …

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Breathless

The car was almost done refueling. Aron's breath was misting on the inside of my oxygen mask. He turned turned back to see his daughter, Jill, gesticulating wildly in a direction away from the car. He turned his eyes to where she was pointing, and cursed. "Zombies!" He frantically returned the fuel nozzle back to …

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The Sad Old Man

  William Tesnaut peered down the cliff. Its craggy side went down all the way to the sea. If he took one more step, he would fall, helplessly, and get dashed by the sharp rocks that lay below in the sea that crashed against the cliff, and would continue to crash against the cliff for …

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The Man With The Truth on His Face

Sycamore took a swig of her beer. "Hey Syc, how was the presentation?" asked her friend Elsie, her boyfriend Carlton's arm wrapped around her shoulder. "It was terrible," she groaned as she thought about it. "Let's talk about something else." She took another swig. "Check out that man over there, in the corner of the …

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