Write about someone who is always looking toward the future.
Posted in Adventure on Jul 20, 2021
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“Marked For Evil” by Nainika Gupta
Elise The small ship drifted in the still waters of the river, guards milled about on the top deck. An abandoned warehouse stood across the bank. Its firm foundations were a sharp contrast to the gently listing ship. I burst through the door leading to the roof, my colleague and ally, Joshua, right behind me. We opened our b...
“chuleta gets chopped ” by Rhondalise Mitza
“I don’t care what she said, I care what she did to our family.” “She didn’t do anything to this family, Chuleta, that was you. You’re the one who tore it apart, rib by rib and slice by slice. You took up your fork and smashed it down flat against our skulls. What choice do you think we had? Answer me that, and then I’ll believe it’s her fault.” “I’ll kill her.” “You wouldn’t.” “Yes, I...
“The Cowboy” by Christina Marie
Death searched the desert, a moonlit shadow stalking sand and shrub.The Cowboy’s horse whickered softly at Death’s approach, but remained faithful and did not run.“It’s a cool night,” Death called from just beyond the ring of flickering light that warmed the Cowboy’s tired hands.“It’s about time,” the Cowboy replied, welcoming Death to his fire. He did not stir from where he lounged back against his saddle bags, left leg stretched long, right knee propped up, dusty hat lowered over his...
“My Future, Our Future” by Wisteria 4001
Author’s Note: HEEEEYYY I’m back! Sorry, I was working on my projects before. This is me getting back into things, this is pretty mediocre on my part. OK, hope you enjoy. My Future, Our Future A Dystopian Short Story by Ana Govindasamy Trigger Warnings/ Disclaimers: Coronavirus, Death and Bereavement Themes My breath comes out, visible in the January darkness. Giving me away. ...
“Dance or Mathletes?” by Coco Longstaff
This is a collaboration with Inara Ranger. I wrote the first part. This whole thing is the first part. I think she’s gonna post the second on her account.She is a good friend and she is so nice! Her story “All Too Innocent” is so well written! Go check her out! Rrrrrrrrringgggg! The school bell, the final one for the day, rings. My teacher is scribbling on the board yakking about some weird math equation bu...
“Aliens, Axes & Emilia” by Kathleen `Woods
There was something special about the town she grew up in, it might’ve been the history. It was a stopgap town, only enough people for an informal dialect, so really it had to be the history. At least that's what Noelle thought, after all she was the type to read the library archives out of boredom. Which was why she knew everything there was to know about the rinky dink little hometown she was apt to leave fully...
“Always in Deep Thoughts” by Tina Laing
He gave her a hug and told her he was fine and continued walking into the woods. She let him passed and continued her jog through the park. She thought as she ran about what her next chapter will be. She already has most of her goals done. She graduated high school and got a job. So what is the next chapter going to be for her and will their be a door that will opened for her? Or maybe a old door will close for her? Than she would know, as she thought . As she was listening to her breathing as she jo...
“Fish Blood” by Zahra Daya
The words on the textbook page blur into opaque black lines as my eyes fixate on one point. My biology professor’s monotone voice drones on despite my apparent lack of interest. I morph the black lines into words, ones that have been crafted by me and edited by the very best. I imagine looking over the front cover, seeing my name occupy the bottom. My mind conjures up multiple options for pseudonyms. The plush ...
“Should I tell her?” by Lucy Thompson
Stella Montana, a 16-year-old girl, is planning stuff to do over the summer with her friends, thinking about what she should do when she finishes school, and wondering what she could do to make her last two years of high school the best two years for everyone. Stella loves to stay updated with everyone’s drama so she can help some people when needed if she could, she also loves to stay up to date on trends of whatever, she checks the weather for each week of school and picks out an outfit for each day of that week ahead of time, so she ha...
“UNENDING FUTURE OF SOMEONE” by Opher 51 2022 REYES
In the edges of an enormous city, underneath the gleam of a white moon, the cool breeze whistled through a break in Evan's window. He opened his eyes and watched the twilight on his floor, making a framework of four squares as it went through. There was a thumping right outside, in the forested areas, perhaps, or in his patio. It wasn't the first occasion when he had woken up with the thumping, or the wh...
“It's on the cards.” by Vanessa Queens
Jenny put the deck of tarot cards on the table. It was the same deck her grandmother had handed in to her on her 16th birthday. The old woman insisted that Jenny had “the gift”, but Jenny could hardly believe her then. Jenny knew that predicting the future is both tricky and dangerous, but from time to time she could not help giving it a chance. Unable to decipher the random cards tha...
“The Trick to the Moon” by Ellie Yu
I shouldn’t be doing this.The steady glow of Caden’s phone is the brightest thing in his bedroom, brilliant blue against the dusky midnight gray. He can’t tear his eyes from the screen. I shouldn’t be doing this. I shouldn’t be doing this.His finger hovers over the call button. He wrenches it away. Shouldn’t be, shouldn’t be, shouldn’t be, his brain sings triumphantly.He shouldn’t be staring at Harper’s profile pi...
“I Know When I'll Die” by Graham Kinross
I know when I’ll die. When I was ten, a drunk man handed me a bit of paper. I know what you’re thinking. I was thinking the same thing. I was never one to be rude to strangers though and to and the piece of paper he handed me was beautiful. Some things have an air of importance. The letter I was given was one of them. It looked hundreds of years old that day and was written in the most incredible calligraphy.It told me five things; the date of my first seizure, the day I’d meet my wife, the day I’d go into a coma, the day I’d wake ...
“Dancelete” by Angelina S.
Monday3:30pmRrrrrrrrringgggg!The school bell, the final one for the day, rings. My teacher is scribbling on the board yakking about some weird math equation but of course, no one really pays attention. We all leap out of our old, rusty school chairs and start leaving. I push my way through the crowd and meet up with my best friend, Zaara.She’s waiting for me at our usual hangout spot: the water f...
“Stuck and Selfish ” by Svara Narasiah
The future. It's so easy to get trapped in it, to only look ahead of you and not down at your feet where you're standing. And when you do finally reach the future you want, you're not satisfied because it isn't the future anymore. It's become the present. And you don't want the present. I never wanted the present. Ever since I was small, I've always looked towards the future instead of f...
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