2 votes   20 readings 5 min
"Say there, Donkey, where are you headed?" It was cold to be out traveling. Nonetheless alone. It caught Dog off guard, some old donkey trudging alone, eyes straight ahead, each step a routine. Hell [+]

4 votes   33 readings 5 min
After Jack climbed down from the sky and chopped down the magic beanstalk, there was the problem of what to do about the giant. It had fallen with its torso laid slantwise across an untenanted forest [+]

3 votes   18 readings 5 min
Deep in the woods, a woman with pale skin and ebony hair watches as seven little men do her bidding. They tidy their disgusting little hovel and cook her bland meals which she eats, but that do not [+]

2 votes   124 readings 5 min
When I first ventured into this world, I was greeted with copious amounts of love. The vessel which brought me into this realm, my ‘mother,' cried tears of joy when I arrived, grateful to finally [+]

4 votes   132 readings 5 min
"Destiny?"
"No."
"Predetermination?"
"Unfortunately not."
"Soulmates?"
"I don't think so."
"You don't believe in soulmates? But it's so romantic!"
Lady Sienna looked [+]

1 vote   136 readings 5 min
Swerving, screeching, screaming
A crash and burst of pain
Darkness absolute and total silence reign
Jolted into consciousness, heart racing in fear
Surroundings slowly settling and then [+]

1 vote   38 readings 1 min
tomorrow is certain.
with incomprehensible anxiety
it brings what is known to no one,
it could be a spring of joy,
or a summer of depression,
it could be a falling star,
or shooting hope [+]

1 vote   40 readings 5 min
Gasping for air, Lily kept swimming to a large rock sitting in the middle of the Makena Point waters. Her arms burned with exhaustion, but with the Great White following close behind her, she kept on [+]

1 vote   32 readings 1 min
I am told that strung between the stars is our mortal fate.
I am told that the stars are sewn with you, Fate.
Obdurate and inexorable. Unrelenting and unbending.
Where are you suspended?
Do you [+]

3 votes   68 readings 5 min
Long ago, in the age of heroes and warriors, conquests and campaigns, there was Destiny. She sat in the heavens and smiled at mankind. Before Time developed consciousness and before Love had a name [+]

1 vote   25 readings 5 min
Doors were shut, windows sealed, not even the wind dared to howl. The village seemed abandoned, save one lonely hut, snuggled into the crook between the main path and the forest trail. Emitting from [+]