Tag Archives: story

A red line

“Aren’t you a pretty thing…” I had to be dreaming. I struggled to wake, but something kept pulling me back down into sleep. Fingertips traced my face, then my lips. I parted them and I felt the touch on my tongue. Before my mouth could close, could taste his skin, the finger moved on. “My …

Exquisite

“Welcome back, detective.” I sighed as I sat in front of his cell. I couldn’t help myself it seemed, that fear I’d felt having evolved into something I didn’t want to examine. The bottom line was I couldn’t stay away. “I’ve come seeking your help.” He leaned forward and I felt my heart rate pick …

School Year

A flash for Storyin12. A bit of yesterday’s prompt and today’s. – “Stand.” She rose from her desk, careful to keep her uniform skirt flipped up. He moved down the row toward her then circled behind to view the marks he’d left on her yesterday. “Palms up, girl.” When she lifted her hands the ruler …

Try Again

I may continue on with the flashes for storyin12. No pressure! – “No, I don’t want to.” The moment she said it, she knew she was in trouble. It was an issue they’d been having for a while even after a lot of discussion. “What did you do wrong?” She straightened in her chair. “I …

Lost at sea

Something for KoTW, which is the sea, using today’s storyin12 words. – Warm sea water surrounded her, welcoming her after her stint on land. The water rushed past her face as she dove down. When she reached the darker water, the creatures of the deep blinking their bioluminescent light, she turned around and shot herself …

Very Unlike Her

Helen looked a bit harried when she sat down at the cafe table. Ten minutes late? Very unlike her. “You alright?” Renee summoned the waiter over as Helen tried to compose herself. “It was… I…” She stopped to order, smoothing her blonde hair down while Renee looked on in concerned. The usually tidy woman was …