Write about a character who wakes up in someone else’s clothes — or utterly weird apparel they don’t recognize as their own.
Posted in Science Fiction on Oct 26, 2022
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“Denny's Closet” by Jame Michaels
Denny’s Closet Chapter 1 By Jame Michaels She came right over, when I entered the office, and shook my hand. “Are you Dave?”, she asked with a nice smile. “Margie told us last Friday, the home office had hired a new person for the opening. “Yes, I’m Dave. And you are?”...
“About Last Night, and the Night Before That, and Probably The Night Before That Too.” by Laura Eliz
TW: sexual situations of a queer nature.Whose the evil genius who made morning so bright? I thought to myself as I slowly opened my eyes and why am I up so early on a Saturday? And why am I wearing a black button up shirt with pink flowers that is too big for me and the boxers that I have on are not mine, they too are too big and plaid. I don’t own plaid boxers, and ew I am wearing someone else’s underwear. I slid out from over an arm draped over me and sat up and looked to the right next ...
“"'Every day' is Two Words"” by Jon Blackstock
A thick layer of pitch-black oil shot out from the top of Nat Taylor's world and engulfed everything in sight and in mind. It oozed quickly down his peripheral and then hid everything before draining down the bottom. His world, that once held a vast array of colors from a high-speed car wreck, now contained only egregiously bright lights that blinded more efficiently than the oil itself.As the light washed away the oily remnants, Nat's ass poked out of a hospital gown, and he could tell that decisions about him were bein...
“Gemini ” by Wednesdai Karl
She woke up face down in a sofa chair .Head pounding and becoming more excruciating at the site of the sun rays beaming in through the hotel’s curtains. It was one of her wilder nights because where is she? …. Ziwe eventually got up off the couch and looked around the unexplainably clean hotel room for a light switch. She eventually found one and slap the lights on to reveal, absolutely nothing. She walked over t...
“The Mind Meld” by Howard Seeley
It was the deep humming sound of an electric motor, which aroused me from my sleep. Strange, I thought. What is a motor doing in my bedroom and why would it be running? But when Chuck opened his eyes, it wasn’t his cell where he found himself. Instead of a pillow encasing his head, he found himself dressed in a hospital gown, strapped down held motionless, and his head was adorned with what appeared to be a helmet with countless wires extruding from it.Slowly, like the sun rising in the east, his mind cleared. “Hey, John,” Chuck sh...
“An Ode to Dad Clothes” by Carly Jane Eddy
My eyelids begin to open and the first whispers of morning creep into my mind. The popcorn ceiling slowly comes into focus as the night’s dreams fade back into memory and imagination from whence they came, like a creature receding into the shadows. I reach for my phone to check the time and my email. After a few minutes of reading a couple work messages that I know I shouldn’t be checking according to my Wife, and siftin...
“Green Pajamas” by Anna Hubbard
Have you ever looked back at your life, wondering which of your decisions had a direct impact as to where you are now? Sure, every choice you make has the ability to influence the future, and some are more noticeable than others. Would you live somewhere else if you opted for a different college major? What would life look like if you chose to get back with your ex-partner when they pursued you again three years ago? An...
“The World's New Wardrobe” by Bob Faszczewski
Ralph threw the last carton on the shelf–glad to finish the final incoming load in the stifling home furnishings warehouse. He couldn’t wait to shower, change into “street clothes” that would let him feel human again and head for his favorite watering hole down Main Street. He believed that, after a few “cool ones” even the flea-bitten, fly-by-night boring rural outpost of a town where he ha...
“An Abandoned Harley In Reno” by Tom Moser
He rolled under the covers of the uncomfortable king-sized bed, feeling the pajama tops bunched up around his stomach. He lay on his side, not ready to wake up, and considered the reasons to face another day in another city. What casino hotel is this? His wife booked the hotel. He couldn’t recall the name and decided he didn’t care. Is she here? He turned his head just enough to open one eye to see the ...
“The General’s Uniform ” by Sean Miller
The General’s UniformTristin’s eyes popped open. Jumping up he twisted. Explosions rattled his ears. Camouflaged troops shouting orders and others laying down fire atop the bulwark. Wait...he squinted; they were literally laying down fire. Blasts of flames burst from the troop’s palms incinerating the landscape before them. Black dots zipped across the scenery like ants with superspeed. He tried to make out the dots, but they were too far away.He tried to move but his clothes refused. His c...
“The Ninth Morning” by Estefanía Reyes
My morning started with me lying facedown on the floor. The hardwood was cool against my cheek. It would have almost felt nice, if it wasn't because my wrist was throbbing in pain from breaking the fall from my bed. It took me a few minutes to gather my bearings. My alarm hadn't gone off yet. The light coming through my window was the pale light of the really early mornin...
“Better Luck Next Time” by Michelle Sholund
Trying to get his bearings and figure out what happened the night before, Austin, thirty-three, looked down at himself and mumbled, "Um, where's my pants and why am I wearing a lacy, red, push up bra?” Realizing he is in a strangers car, Austin looked over to the woman in the driver’s seat and asked, "and who are you?" "My name is Olivia. I found you passed out outside of this here Starbucks when it was about to...
“New Clothes, Old Me” by Cassidy Lewis
They say you see stars, and he did.But not the cartoon ones that spin around in a perfect halo. More like misshapen chunks of rock, clunking around his field of vision. Eventually they eroded away but the headache did not.It was like someone with a pickaxe was intent on splitting his skull, and with each blow, he winced.
“WEARING THE GUY IN THE PICTURE” by William Snesrud
By William Snesrud Somebody was softly kicking my feet as if trying to get my attention. “Hey old man, you need to get up and move before they come through and haul you off again.” As I slowly opened one eye at a time, I realized I was no longer in my comfy recliner but instead on a hard surface with the sun glaring down on me causing issues with focusing as I opened my eye...
“Yummy Brownies and That Night” by Debra Koffski
I woke up late, which is odd for me because even on weekends my body wouldn't let me sleep past seven. I suppose it was because of school. I got in this weird habit of wanting to be there on time. So, anyway I dragged my behind out of bed at ten and headed for the shower. I was still feeling groggy which is also different for me. I headed for my bathroom and turned on the light, and what the heck! I was dressed in a p...
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