Write about a character who’s had their future foretold from birth — but isn’t sure if they believe it.
Posted in Fantasy on Jul 30, 2021
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“Why Me?” by Corey Melin
“You are now the King of Lopaland!” pronounced to all who attended the event. The crown is placed on Elmgudren’s head, and soon there is major applause. Much happiness, but not from the major attraction itself. The one who is now King wasn’t looking to this moment, and it came way sooner than expected. It was two days ago that Elmgudren was out with his buddies in the woods playing their favorite games when...
“A savior?” by B. W.
This has something to do with the novel that i'll be working on soon that i think that i'll be calling 'demi-god savior?' this isn't the exact stuff that will happen but eh. I'm just trying to make some stories now and i hope that you enjoy. Mika. Ryder. The two of them had been friend's for as long as they could remember, almost since birth. At least that's what Ryder liked to tell her...
“Welded Armour” by Greydon Blight
From the moment light broke through my thin, damp eyelids, I was told I would kill a great evil. My father, so sure of himself that I would grow strong enough to lead an army, that not only would I be willed enough to lift the sword, but brave enough to drive it through evil’s heart myself. He celebrated the night I was born, found in the morning with his face buried deep in the hay of pigs. A fight over coin, coin that was for our food, spent on women who preferred their patrons more sober than he. An old man not strong enough to handle ...
“Fufu the Hero” by Julia Boddie
“You will bring peace to the earth,” my dad said. “So start acting like it.” I hated it when my parents lectured me like that. They firmly believed that I would make world peace someday. On the day I was born, my dad took me to go get my future foretold. The fortune-teller told him about a prophecy that said I would bring world peace. The prophecy said that on January 23, a child would be born. That child...
“The Rightful Heir: Part 1 ” by ✯𝐋𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐚 𝐋𝐚𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫✯
The Rightful Heir: Part 1 Autumn. Such a lovely season to all. When leaves start to fall and change into shades of red, orange, yellow, brown, and so on. The grass will be covered with thousands of them, as they are ready for the new year to begin. A new start. The chilly breeze blows from side to side. Making the weather ever so pleasant. The time of the year when everyone is getting ready to experience such beautiful sights. Yes, it is the time of the year where the littl...
“As it is written” by Miles Gatling
"I'm not the champion our people need," the young fighter said while pouring another cup. He struggled to stay seated. "Why are you like this?" She smacked his cheek. "Why won't you fight?" "I have my reasons." He filled the empty cup again, draining the last droplets of wine from the clay pitcher. With tears in her eyes she said "What about your son? Will you not fight for him, for o...
“Snatch and Grab” by Andrew Krey
*Author’s Note: “Snatch and Grab” is a standalone story, set in the same universe as my other Reedsy short-stories, with overlapping characters and events.* Doug began speaking and the group instantly fell silent, as they bounced along inside the non-descript, panel van. “Synchronise watches to twenty-three forty-five hours on my mark…mark.” They all clicked their watches, except ...
“An Alien with powers 👽” by ALINA Manha
I stopped the urge to shout at the top of my voice as Miss Amber, my teacher in the orphanage, beat me hard with a whip for doing my sums correctly. The teachers at the orphanage in Leansburg are very cruel and inhumane, they beat you for having more knowledge than them, for wanting more food or sleeping for more than three hours a day. I wonder even if they are humans. Though I am 15 the youngest in my classroom I am more into studies and reading. I get beatings for spending my time in the library, trying to find answers about the ...
“WHILE.... STILL IN THE WOMB. ” by Rinky Lotia
“What is growing inside you, the life you are carrying, the soul you are nourishing, the spirit that you are going to bring into the world is going to be both.... a boon and a curse. “ The exact words of my guru, that shook me to my very core. Who am I? And why was my child going to be both a boon and a curse for the world? How come my child was going to be a boon and a curse? A curse? A curse?Angelina Ray. That is me. A name. A lady of colour living in the world of whites. I was privileged to have been born and married into a fami...
“James and a Witch” by Jagdeep Singh
Once upon a time, there was a couple named Albert and Alexa who lived in a town in a very small house. Albert was an ironsmith and Alexa was a housewife and expecting a baby. She was satisfied with everything they had but not Albert. He wanted more money to give his wife and their to be born child a big home and a luxurious life. In order to do so he spends most of his time on work. Sometimes he used to stay late to earn more.On a fine Sunday morning, weather was deliciously mild and soothing. They always wake up before sunrise. Al...
“'Charted' Territory” by Raquel Rodriguez
Trigger warning: SuicidePink sunlight flooded the room, caressing every surface with its light, rosy fingertips.Zaneerah stared out of the open window, hands fidgeting with the dull sand-colored quilt on her bed.Behind her sat her mom, who held a wooden comb and a piece of Zaneerah’s hair.The brush connected with Zaneerah’s hair in soft strokes, brushing each piece with such delicacy-.Zaneerah cried out as the hairbrush discovered a tangle in her silky smooth hair.“Sorry, Zan,” her mother...
“All Because of a Cookie” by Gip Roberts
You will rise to the top. Victor had lost count of how many times his mother had told him that. It was just a dumb fortune cookie. But to her, it was stone-written prophecy. The very name Victor was chosen with that in mind. Victor of what? He doesn't get it. He's never been victorious at anything. Vindictive, but never victorious. Does anyone else really know what it's like to be...
“The Dawn : Nona” by Amy Utami
I walked through what I called summer breeze. I wonder, what was autumn felt like? The tropical islands like Indonesia didn’t have one. This island was forcefully trapped under two seasons that’s fated for all lands passed by equatorial line. But once in a year, you might able to witness some trees turn to its golden leaves and let it blew by the wind, a scenario that’s only could be seen by eyes...
“Kings & Queens 👑 part two” by Ari Berri
Salvor's POV:What is happening? What's this string? Why is it glowing? What is happening?The red string drags me into the ballroom of the castle. I hear gasps, and I look up.Oh no. The soulmate ceremony was today, wasn't it? Am I going to have to marry Princess Allison?The string pulls me to the front. A servant boy with frizzy hair is already standing by Allison. Does that mean...I look at Christopher. He looks horrified. So do the Queen and King. And my dad, who's standing by them.Thi...
“Saving Billy” by Cynthia Prokarym
“How long do you plan to keep putting this off?The words pierced through Marie Stanford's peace of mind, threatening to suffocate her. These intrusions always gave her the same sick feeling in the pit of her stomach.Though the sudden interruption rattled her inside, she kept lacing her brand-new saddle wood boots, which had just arrived by UPS. After she finished, she glanced up to give the man an eye roll, letting him know she wasn't pleased.The strangers always found them....
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