Is utopia possible and why yes?
What hides behind the curtain?
An image of a desert contrasted with the orange sunset shivering on the horizon. A Marine ran in a straight-line, raised dust with his feet, trying to get away. Dry. His mouth covered in flakes of dried skin couldn't take enough air. His radio was punctured, as was his backpack, helmet, and water can. He … Continue reading Pieces of Hell – the Desert fox (FREE)
Passengers rocked with the movement of the train. Most were on the phone, immersed. A chubby black woman looked neither left nor right, stared out the window opposite her seat, and a drunk in the back yelled verses of a song I didn’t recognize. Someone coughed. Everybody glared at the homeless man asleep over four … Continue reading System failure (Cage Dunn version)
System failure By Shawn My eyes went over the passengers rocking on the train. Most of them were on their phone, immersed in their problems. A chubby black woman looked through the opposite window, while a drunkard in the back yelled verses of a song I didn't recognize. Someone coughed and everybody looked at … Continue reading System failure (story and critique)
Tonight, my beloved Commanders, I offer you a story inspired by the worldwide events that stilled our planet. I offer you a short fictional story with heroes who will be memorized and respected as long as our planet revolves around the Sun. This is how I show my gratitude to doctors, nurses, medical staff, the … Continue reading System failure (story and critique)
Dead of night, Lily woke up coughing and got up. She went to the bathroom hissing about the headache. Her vision resembled a light moving too fast, like an inferno rising around her. Pain in her head must have been a side effect of the treatments. The bathroom switch clicked, but Lily only saw darkness. … Continue reading Collision (story and critique)
Lily already had problems, but now, she is about to get in the world of nightmare. Mike, her father, had problems, and he is not prepared for what is coming. They both fought a good fight, but life hits harder and so our two heroes are on the path to show how strong they are. … Continue reading Collision (Patreon)
Zero-day By Shawn Cashier typed in a cup of coffee the third time in a row, shook his head, scoffed, and gave me an apologetic look. “Sorry. It is the system. This is the fifth time this afternoon. We must be under serious attack“ he proclaimed and gave it another shot until he gave … Continue reading Zero-day (story and critique) FREE
I stood among the pillars that held the balcony, while the flag fluttered over my head and people passed me by. I tried to inhale the smoke from eco-cigarette, either the ampoule was at the end, or the battery was low. Nevertheless, the taste was cheap and of poor flavor. A group of people came … Continue reading Out of words (snippet)