Write a story from the point of view of three different characters.
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“Therapy” by Francis Daisy
Warning: language! I can edit out if needed!“Can you get me a peach pill? And you might as well get me the white one too. Grab the nitro paste while you’re in there, I’m gonna need it,” Callum says, “Don’t know what this therapy is supposed to be about anyway.” He can already feel his blood pressure rising. Maybe he should also take an extra orange pill too, just in case? Why not, he’s already taken a whole rainbow this morning.Blythe walks back into the kitchen with the pills, nitro paste and patc...
“The Pearl Necklace” by Blue Green
JacobI lift the heavy brass knocker and announce my presence three times, rat tat tat, then step back to wait, my mind alternating between the theme for my sermon tomorrow evening and the glass of sherry which sits undrunk on the little table next to my armchair. A man of God stands in the service of his parishioners and it is his duty and pleasure to serve, I remind myself, so I push back against my feelings of irritation about being called out at such a late hour, and focus instead on what on earth co...
“Three in a Row” by Moon Fox
Today would be the day. I, Leland Caraway, being sound of mind and body, will ask Tiffany Halls to the school dance. She’s in the drama club, but never notices me. Today will change that. Hopefully. Maybe I hate Mondays. Every week I wake up hoping to smell pancakes cooking, to hear my dad laughing with my brothers. But I don’t. I wake up remembering that dad’s away, off in some foreign country. I miss...
“Three Faces Have I” by Kathleen March
I pretend that I'm carefreeBut what am II pretend that I'm carefreeBut I'm living a lieTwo faces have IOne to laugh and one to cryTwo faces have IOne to laugh and one to cry ~ Lou Christie1.We haven't spoken for over five decades. You hurt me terribly because you did what you did and just walk...
“Sleepy Hallow, New York” by Kira Krieger
All you could hear was the faint sound of someone breathing. I kept trying to have the courage to go through, or at least to stop shaking, but that moment never came. Maybe I should start from the beginning. It was October when we got to New York, it has been a long time since we left California to get away from mom’s obsessed ex-boyfriend. But I have to say, it’s been fun meeting the new people and the new cultures in t...
“Siblings” by Melody Frost
Help. My mom never asked me to help her out. "You don't have to, Michael. The best help you can do as a son for me is to study and make me proud," she said with her deep brown eyes that showed the warmth of an everlasting hearth as if they were the wood that could burn with golden flame yet be forever perfectly entire. Maybe if I had given her a hand and ignored her only request, she wouldn't have passed a...
“En Mission” by The Manticore
Darin was not the sort to cry.When he’d stubbed his toe as a child, he’d never bawled nor even whimpered. As a teenager, heartbreaks hadn’t drawn a single tear from his eyes. He'd always closed his heart to things he knew would potentially break it in the future. His mother was positive that Darin had been born without tear ducts, and had even taken him to the doctor to examine him.She was wrong.Today, a beautiful sky-blue summer day, his nineteenth birthday, Darin cried.He staggered through the narrow streets,...
“Extinction, No More” by Marcus N
FACT: We are in a sixth mass extinction, an entirely human-caused one, where 75% of species are projected by scientists to go extinct in the next five centuries. While this story may be fictional, this crisis and the call to action it brings is very real.****************** I have to know. For humanity’s sake.Vincenzo Alba sat at his desk in the largest private climate research facility in Europe, his heart rac...
“The Returned (Highmast series)” by Lizzy Duffield-Fuller
Calli Calli had never believed in ghosts until now. She stared wordless at the arrogant reprobate silhouetted against the open door of the underground Rat’s Nest lair they lurked within. Micah Dawlish. Of all the men to come crawling back here now, of all times…but then that was Micah all ove...
“A Pure Technicality” by Amy Jayne Conley
Jessica sat opposite the journalist, two half-full coffee cups on the small table in front of them. Kerry was polite enough, but Jess had a sense of impending doom given the direction the questions seemed to be heading in, and given that it was live TV, she couldn’t afford to put her foot in it at all. She picked up her coffee and sipped it, if anything to give herself chance to formulate an answer. “Let’s talk ab...
“Be Kind” by Iam Danger
On the seventh day, Trudy considered her work and rested. She sat down gently on her flower-patterned antique couch, beautifully enshrined in plastic to preserve its perfection. One sat gently because to plop would be un-ladylike and incorrect, but also because it would make a noise that imitated flatulence. She had spent the prior six days painting the canvas sign, with the large calligraphy of the simple two-word command, “Be kind.” Trudy considered Mel, dead two years and one week. Mel plopped. One never knew if it was an i...
“The Beginning of Our Lives at the End of the World” by Tanner Burke
Sam.“State officials are warning people to stay inside for the apocalypse, citing studies that state the home is the best place to experience the end of the world. Republican pundits say that only homes with holocaust shelters will allow any chances of survival, while the House continues to debate whether or not our impending doom should be embraced, as many Democrats are deciding to do. In any case, the end is drawing near.”The coffee is already cold. I must’ve got it started too early in an attempt to fill my day ...
“I Dream of Jeannie” by Natalia Ballestero
Trigger: Adult language featured in this story.“I get it, you’re excited, but know this,” Tatiana paused as she considered how to relay her thoughts sans scorn, “no woman owes you a fantasy.”Dan hadn’t fucked anyone for at least two years and in his mind separating from his wife was the equivalent of graduating from high school and holding out the summer before starting college. The agony of waiting for his divorce to come through felt endless, but the promi...
“Letters to Heaven” by Lily Rama
Peter-They say if you write a letter and tie it to the end of a balloon, it'll drift its way to heaven. I never really believed in things like that, and really only thought of it as a bunch of crap.But I was desperate.Lila had been dead for over a month. Everytime I picked up the phone, I knew it wouldn't be her sweet voice that I'd hear.It would never be hers, not ever again.Everytime the doorbell rang, everytime its sound echoed through my house, I knew it wouldn't be her beautiful face that I'd...
“The ancient house” by Fiery Red
The sweeping edifice stood there, proud and erect and undaunted by time. Though covered in mosses and hanging loops, the ceiling-height doors adorned in intricate floral patterns and bay windows guarded by curved window grills epitomized aristocracy. Maybe years ago, the elites had dined there in merry times. Mr. Gupta had always loved this long forgotten relic and basked in pleasure whenever he beheld it, sipping his morning teas. At dawn, when the rays of the sun kisses the beautifully lined and dotted surface; ...
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