Write a story about a character who would be described above all else as "logical."
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“Chasing Foxes” by Waverley Stark
You walk down halls that are silent, the only sound the click of your footsteps. The halls are silent because you made them silent. You and your rising career. It’s quite still. It feels as though the whole building is holding its breath just for its master. You smirk at the thought.
“The Adventures of Malachi Norton: A Matter of Vengeance” by Lee Kull
There are many fine mysteries I have observed Malachi Norton solve over the many years I have known him. I chronicled several of those cases as you may recall; changing names and places with due respect to the wishes of those concerned, of course. Never a man have I encountered with more formidable mental powers than he, and he never ceased to astonish me with his skills of observation and deduction.He maintained a practice as a private detective for over a decade, and quite successfully I might add. I, as his friend and colleague,...
“The Problem with Eyes” by Clementine Beck
Once you begin to strip off, everything becomes okay. You do it systematically, layer by layer: first the cashmere sweater, brown and low-hanging; then the black cotton jeans that hug your skinny legs and always, always feel just cool enough against your skin. After that, off come all parts of your underwear, and the knee-high woolly socks. There. You pull a thermometer out of the bathtub. Thirty-eight degrees? You decide it’s perfect for today. Steam is tickling you face, just the way you like it. The surface of the water is almos...
“A Perfectly Normal Thought Process” by Keri Dyck
I wonder if anyone else thinks like I do.Of course, thought processes are different in every person because of external reasons, such family, age, and gender. “And sometimes I speak.” I laugh at myself in the mirror, sticking my tongue out at my reflection. Girl, you look good today! Some things could be improved. And my eyes are still too small. Don’t get cocky. A knock sounds on the...
“Bleak Midwinter” by Marte Van Der Linden
It will be my first Christmas alone. I’ve hardly left my room today. There’s nothing outside that I particularly want to do and no place I want to go. Mum says she understands why I’m not coming home, but she doesn’t, not really. I’ve tried to explain to her that I can’t afford to be sentimental. My student loan is growing at an exponential rate. And besides, I could use the two weeks of uninterrupted studying time. So I sit inside and read until my eyes hurt, hoping that understanding will trickle into my brain. So far, quantum mechanics...
“First Recurrence” by Arthur Tiberio
In the end, the matter was resolved in the same manner with which it had been initially pursued, to the acceptance of all and the satisfaction of none. However, since it was generally agreed upon that there could really have been no other conclusion, and since the failure came at no great cost to any person still living, even that shortcoming was destined to be forgotten.It happened like this.Two weeks and over five hundred miles ago, there came to the door of Aureon Mane a tremulous knocking, followed by a portly figure in ...
“Let's not Panic” by Mia Hunter
Matt’s POV“Oh… no…” was my first reaction....Profuse palpitations to Himalayan heights was my second.I will explain- try to explain what happened, to the best of my ability… but I am not betting on your understanding.Betting… yes, that is where it all began.Steve was a dear friend from the office. We grew close when I hit the office lottery. In fact, he was so sweet that he introduced me to the wonderful w...
“But I Called Him John. ” by Rima ElBoustani
People forget, when they die, that they have left someone behind. Someone who cared. Someone who loved them. That was true for Jane Doe. Her mother left her. Her father left her. And then her husband left her. Those were the only people in her life. Their names were Susan, Albert and Samuel. Everything had been normal. Nothing and no one could have predicted the outcome. That they would all leave. The only thing she had, in the end, was the baby boy she was pregnant with when her husband died. Cancer took them all. But no...
“Mere Sentiment” by Tay Wilding
The man woke in a sea of wildflowers. He didn't note how the wind blew the yellow petals against the grass. The whole field seeming a writhing mass of yellow stars in a green sky. The only thing he did notice was the blood on the flowers. His own blood. It was crusted on his head and hands.
“A logical rejection” by Emily Clark
I felt sick as I stared at her. How did I get into this position? I always (and I mean ALWAYS) analyze the situation. I’m never confused, I stick to facts, real things. So, logically explain to me how I just got rejected by my crush! It just doesn’t make sense. I calculated every possible outcome, and the probability of each outcome’s occurrence. I hardly ever make mistakes, but I guess asking her out was one of them. Despite my best efforts to think about something else, the scene just keeps r...
“Look Closer” by Terry R Barca
It was one of those jobs that you really hate; clearing out a dead person’s house. That’s where we come in; we specialise. We get a call from some rich bozo who’s grandma just died, and he's going to sell her house, but he wants to make sure that he also gets to sell anything of value. He can’t be bothered doing it himself, so he hires us.Big Bill, who never leaves the offices these days, started the company just after the war with two of his army mates. In those days they would do most ...
“The Mission” by Shannon Meyers
It was the middle of the night when they attached the human town. Bertamuth looked on as he had his followers burn, kill, and loot the town. He scowled. It would be a long day. As a general, he need not fight. Just monitor but every so often, one would try to escape and he would slash them down with his axe or stamp them out with his foot. He did not like violence, but it was in his blood and even he could not deny the stir of excitement as he walked the screams and ash fil...
“Logical Genius” by Yihan Wang
It was the first day of Grade five in his boarding school, and Ethan was walking silently towards the front gates of the school. He didn't get why people sometimes talked while walking. It wasted your energy, you could breathe in cold air, and sometimes talking distracted some people form focusing on where they walked, causing them to bump into things. No one in Ethan's family bumped into things. They were a logical family, they said. They didn't make fools of themselves. They did not make frie...
“THE ALIENS” by David D'EttoreUser
THE ALIENS It was pitch black that night so the lights we saw from our campsite glared brightly. At first, we thought they could be aliens since a beacon formed each head of the three bodies that stood atop the mountain, divining rods held tightly in their hands to feel their way and perhaps paralyze their prey. It brought to mind what my mother used to tell me. Don’t go into ...
“Saying Goodbye To An Alarm” by Katt Ester
He died two days ago. The time was 7:32 AM, and he died. He was alive for 16 years, 2 months, 5 days, 7 hours and 12 minutes. Don’t worry, I counted. His mom told me his exact time of birth the day before he turned 13 so I could annoy him right then. He was alive for 16 years, 2 months, 5 days, 7 hours, 12 minutes and it was very close to 13 minutes. He was alive though, I know he was. And then, just like that, after so long, he was gone. But life goes on, an...
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