Write about two people in a relationship. One of them has special powers, the other does not.
Posted in Fantasy on Jan 23, 2021
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“Fairies, Witches, and Sorceresses, Oh My” by Lynn Penny
“Where am I?!” Waking up in an unfamiliar place was never fun. Maxi was having the time of her life last night. Drinking free liquor and being surrounded by half-naked college students was something to be called exciting. This dark and dusty room was nothing close to the same. Maxi pulled herself up from the floor, stopping to lean on the wall after ...
“The dead have no smell” by Deepa Ravi
“Sometimes I feel like you are the only friend I have.” She told me, looking me straight in the eye. “When I talk to others, I feel like they are judging me. I can smell their feelings for me.” She whisperedI sat up, suddenly interested. That was a new one. She had never told me about this smell thing. “What do you mean ‘smell their feelings’.” I asked encouragingly“I was speaking to Judy today and I could smell her dislike for me. It reeked of sour yogurt.” She said nodding her head and squishing up her no...
“The Real Superhero” by Lilly Blossom
I told Bryan that I was a Seer, living in a world filled with half-humans and half-supers. That was the world we lived in. Perhaps we always had, and until a few years ago, it became common and acceptable to allow us “Supers” to peacefully exist within our society, without fear of segregation.
“In The Time Being” by Greg Gillis
It was the morning of October 25 and leaves of yellow, red, orange and brown swirled upon the ground in a vortex upon my feet. The sound of a mourning dove coos in a distant tree in search of a mate, and the sun begins to rise like a volcano of colour out of the horizon to the east.I stroll along the waterfront in the cool Autumn air, sipping on a large cup of coffee I picked up on the way. The path appears to be nearly deserted at ...
“Lost with the Winds.” by Lio Smith
The dribblets of rain raced down the glass. I shifted to look at the ceiling. The ridges flowed into different shapes contorting into faces and images. I watched it turn and contort, going into a peaceful gaze, where it was just me and no one else.Then the back door slammed. Parker came to the couch, propping herself up into the corner, her glasses falling halfway down her nose, blue eyes lacing her vacant expression as she typed into her phone.I love to watch her like this, her hair messy around her face, no wedged shoes, s...
“Childproofing for a Sweetheart” by Tiana Gabel
The house was a buzz of life, aided in no small part by a bundle of joy named Allie sweetheart. Allie was nearing her fourth birthday and nearly old enough to be sent off to preschool, or so her mother told her. For now, she played the day away, sucking on watermelon—as to not eat the seeds—and dipping her feet in the kiddy pool at every opportunity. On this particular day, Allie’s ...
“Angelfish” by Kelsey Mathias
Fairy tales hardly ever come true for quiet girls. Kaylani was absolutely certain of that. It was her slightly overweight 28 year old self with medium, gray-streaked brown hair that Kaylani dragged to her job every day. It was a good job. No, her mother thought it was a good job, because her job title had the words “software” and “engineer” in it. Coming home each evening to her tiny apartment, she quietly hated her existence. The highlight of her life was her twice-weekly after-work visits to the grocer...
“El Gato” by Matt Strempel
Three kills tonight. Three vermin neutralised. Three fewer mouths raiding our stores. It was a successful hunt by anyone’s standard but, as always, I will receive no credit for my work.I am El Burro—the donkey—because I didn’t know how to say mule in Spanish. Even though I am in Indonesia's most infamous prison, most of us are learning Spanish because of Ramos ‘Reymos’ Hernández. Reymos is a fellow inmate but he is king. ‘Rey’.That’s Spanish for king.I am El Burro, the donkey. Th...
“Dinner Date” by Eric Hyzer
Dinner DatebyEric HyzerMaintaining a stable relationship, especially a romantic one, can be difficult under the best of circumstances, but when one member of the partnership possesses . . . let’s say, unique characteristics, preserving that bond can be particularly challenging.“Hello, darling,” Paul said, handing her a bouquet of vibrant purple and yellow flowers.Aurora Cummins smiled, her face was ...
“A Work of Aura” by Adriana Travisano
"What's wrong?""Is there any point trying to deny that anything is?""Not really, no. There's blue all over your aura and, also, you've been chewing that carrot stick for over a minute now."Max wasn't sure he could handle any more of her stiff smiles or reserved posture. Worst of all were the traces she left behind. The usual bright colours in her aura had dimmed and continuously dimmed everything she came in contact with: her toothbrush, her phone, all of her clothes (even after they had gone through a few rounds in t...
“Our differences ” by Summer Pauley
Rebecca's ViewThree years...That's how long me and Tony have been together.That's how long I've been keeping a whole other part of my life from him.I use magicI know, your probably thinking how could she keep that from him, but it was kind of easy, like the time we were outside and we couldn't get the sprinkler working, and it just so happen to start working an hour an a half later, I just told him that it was a miracle. And another time, we were walking up main street, when a lady ha...
“Something Out of This World” by P S
Ethan adjusted his tie in the mirror and sighed. His hair was a total mess. He tried to cut his hair a week back, and as you might have guessed, it didn't go that well. His hair now looked uneven, and with patches longer than others. No time to fix it now. Ethan was envious of his girlfriend. Jenna walked up to the mirror, stood in front of Ethan, and glanced up and down. She frowned, looking at her messy hair and picked up a brush. Within minutes she was able to smooth out her curls. And the spray she used to add the shine to her hair al...
“One of a Kind” by Maria Slager Slager
I'm so nervous... When should I do it? I've practiced this a thousand times. Just do it!'Brett had been spiraling for days. Every date we went on he had been nervous. I felt so uncomfortable reading his thoughts. Not that I could help it, but I always felt it was invading other's privacy. I also felt bad that I knew he was planning to propose.Since before I could remember, I could read people's minds, but only when I was looking into their eyes. Some people might like this 'power,' but I did not. I despised it. It m...
“Love Me” by Whitney Trang
“Dezzie?” Lisanne called out to her husband. She had gotten home from work and the house was dark. She cautiously entered the living room. “Dezzie, where are you?” “Surprise!” The lights turned on and Desmond appeared wearing a tux and holding a dozen red roses. He held them out to her. &n...
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