Short Stories

6. Darts

Nooo!” Aja swung around at the base of the stairs to an explosion of red, the ear-piercing sounds of rapid gunfire, and a mute visual of her sister Lilly mouthing “Run!” Lilly followed her sister’s movement on the level below Read more…

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Short Stories

5. Flat

All six piled into the elevator, and the massive door closed behind them. To say the elevator wasn’t much too look at would have been a lie. The walls were lined with mahogany paneling while the floor was marble tile. Read more…

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Short Stories

4. Travelport

The van sped off from the end of the alley heading west with five kids in their seats remaining quiet as the driver did his job. There was no high-speed chase happening. It was just a drive. Aja looked back Read more…

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Short Stories

3. Concave

Gary, feeling a hand on his shoulder, stepped back from the door. Lloyd Newman moved Gary out-of-the-way to look through the hole. He stepped back a few inches, “Shit!” he whispered to himself. Knock, knock, knock! “Mr. Parker? Is Everything Read more…

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Short Stories

2. No Brimstone

The sky in Houston was gorgeous with only a few clouds and a temperature that made it comfortable to wear shorts without sweating. Aja was standing with her parents, sisters, and brother in the uncommonly high-ceiling foyer of the downtown Read more…

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Short Stories

1. Decision

Gary, we can’t keep them here,” said Tricia Parker in a hurried whisper. “We’re harboring fugitives.” She took a long drag from her Pall Mall cigarette and released the thick smoke into the already stale air, “Meredith said she has Read more…

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