Salvation

The captain vanished overboard in a swell of blood and brine, clutching the last of the gold to his chest. Mutinous buccaneers seethed and cursed from bow to stern, damning the forsaken vessel and their treacherous commander. Then came cannon thunder, gun-smoke, the scent of burnt powder. Her Majesty‚Äôs sailors navigated the privateer ship, engaging […]

Disrupted Mortality

Dreaded blackness creeps upon me, as I pace the frigid concrete. Ting of metal and flickering lights, chambers filled with decaying frights. Rigid limbs and pale skin, again I hear the haunting din. Pulse is racing, hairs stand on end, as evil embrace me as friend. Sinister visions dance by my eyes, cognitions, haunts, truths […]

The Shop of Undoing

A writing prompt that was shown to me on Reddit: You own a shop in a fantasy world and people keep returning items that you had previously sold to someone else. I wrote a longer, different version but that needs work for which I do not currently have time, so this is a short: THE […]

The Crows

Throughout his life he cared for them, but they only stole his energy. He fed them daily but they starved his vitality. He remembered running through the fields as a boy and they would fly up from the thick grasses, flock together, sometimes landing in the pines before swooping back to the ground. There were […]

Anniversary

Her tongue tingles with a faint numbness. Fire burns her throat. The pit of her stomach tightens, the content unsettled. Her soul glows fiery hot; her lips are painted red to match. Her heart is hollow, dead. Black mascara and eye shadow darken her empty orbs. The passion that had once filled her, consumed her, […]