Goner

No. 9/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! Happy Memorial Day! I knew what the mechanic would say before the words were out of her mouth. The slightly apologetic tilt of the eyebrows, the reservation in the eyes, the uncomfortable shifting of the arms… I’d seen it all too many times.  “I’m sorry, she’s … Continue reading Goner

Nowhere

Ishmael paused on the boundary of everything there had ever been.  His ship smoothly slowed to a standstill. Through the viewport shone stars of all different colours, shapes, and sizes. Goosebumps ran up Ishmael’s arm as he realised that he could be the first being to ever lay eyes upon some of them.  As he … Continue reading Nowhere

Return

No. 7/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! Barren.  The wasteland before Hassanah was devoid of life, and yet, the land seem to mimic life, as if searching for what it had once possessed. The wind shaped the sand dunes, bending their shapes to its will. Sand flew, carried on the wind, searching for … Continue reading Return

Terror

No. 3/100 100-word short stories for my 100 follower celebration! The Terror of Tyrus stood in the remains of a ruined world, ashes swirling around him like a raging blizzard. The filter firmly strapped over his nose and mouth should have sterilised the air he breathed,but a bitter taste coated his tongue nevertheless, like he could … Continue reading Terror