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When the High Bell Tolls
It's been exactly five months since she went missing. The calm well mannered kind girl that I love. I think it's a one-way thing. We were supposed to go on our first date four months and a 29 days ago...
Michael Whateley15 days ago
The Vagabond
“See you matey.” “All the best.” “Take care.” It appeared that Sergeant Major Steven Blackwood couldn’t walk more than five yards before another army walla wished him the best of luck. The army had been good to him. For the last twenty-five years it had been his mother, his father and his best friend. “So, have you got anything planned now that you’re free?” said the corporal who was carrying his bags. Steve had almost forgotten the little corporal was there, he had been so silent as he marched ...
Moe!
I wonder if anyone can hear my heart pounding? God, it's so loud. I got in here without anyone seeing me. I would have been caught by now, right? I'm not sure why it's now that I've had enough, but it...
kadee gracea month ago
Brutal
Chapter 1 Bob Gerard, Officer for McCurtain County, Oklahoma was finally going to retire. He had spent all his life, after graduating high school, as a police officer. It had been his dream to carry o...
Marielle Sabbaga month ago
Innocent Until Proven Guilty (An Original Fiction)
“Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?” Donna agreed and sat in the chair next to the judge. The whole courtroom was staring at her. At the table, sitting across ...
Julian Haydena month ago
Fall of the Leopard
Lavonte Johnson was in his mansion, sitting in his big blue armchair, watching the news, and sipping a bottle of beer. He’d been trying to get some sort of relief from his current depression, but noth...
Thomas Phelpsa month ago
Pacifist
I held my ground as the mugger pointed a knife at me in the alleyway shortcut I had taken. This was the last place I wanted to be, mostly because I was on my way to a date, and I really didn’t want to...
talia mason2 months ago
Trapped by Hatred
Cara Again and again Cara tried and failed to find a way out of the bare concrete room, yet the door would not budge when she tugged at its handle. There was no way out of the cellar in which she had ...
Julia Barker2 months ago
Killer Queen
What makes the perfect Queen? Honesty, kindness, beauty? Queen Helena had all of that, plus the intention to kill anyone who did her wrong. She’s a young queen, her father passing away when she was on...
Melody M.Q. 2 months ago
Restrained
*If you have been raped before and this doesn’t accurately depict how it happens, then I am very very sorry. This is completely fictional* “You know,” Evan said thoughtfully as he kept his back to me....
THOT Slayer2 months ago
A Night I Won’t Forget
I woke up on time...like normal. I went to school...like normal. I drove myself to my class, at eight...like normal. It was a normal day. And after a long day of classes, I decided I should get someth...
Author Faheem2 months ago
Vicious
Heavy wind combined with the heavy rain simultaneously labor. Suddenly a flash of light appears in the gray skies. Debris containing all sorts of intoxicants including piss bottles and spit cans tumbl...
Tony Harris2 months ago
Crisscrossed
PART ONE JANUARY 2ND- 12TH 2020 Thursday, January 2nd, 2020 Police presence throughout San Jose scarcely matched the usual circumstances. Less than 20% of the daily force assigned to beat duty walked ...
Author Faheem2 months ago
Vicious
Welcome to the Capital of the Hustle and Bustle. Raindrops fall but that doesn't stop the dollar bill from exchanging at all. One way or another you're going to spend some money in New York City. No m...
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Viola German2 months ago
Nyx (Ch. 1)
Ben Casings swiftly walked through the building that housed the corporate offices of Casings Synthetics, where he was CEO and chairman of the board. He nodded hello at the lobby security guard. "Good ...
Author Faheem2 months ago
Vicious
The cheap multi-purpose, rubber sole shoes squeak as 18-year-old Robbie Mc’Clain is marched along a spotless corridor. "This your first time in the jungle?" Officer Williams makes small talk while the...
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kaitlyn swat2 months ago
Yellow Ribbons
Coffee mugs clinked together as she pulled one off the shelf. Steam rose up from the poured hot coffee, fogging up the wire rim glasses balanced on her nose. She took the glasses off, wiped them again...
Author Faheem2 months ago
Vicious
5 AM: The new shorter, funkier 2017 H4 Hummer cruises down the carnage streets of Essex County. Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery Company, Cooper's Deli, and a cemetery filled with tombstones and mausoleums c...