The Fall
18 votes, average: 3.94 out of 518 votes, average: 3.94 out of 518 votes, average: 3.94 out of 518 votes, average: 3.94 out of 518 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5    3.9/5
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His hand felt for a grip and found none. The downward slide continued unabated. There was no sense of movement as the total darkness stole all sense of time and motion. He was lost in nothingness where existence itself was …

The Old Woman and Her Dead Son
17 votes, average: 3.94 out of 517 votes, average: 3.94 out of 517 votes, average: 3.94 out of 517 votes, average: 3.94 out of 517 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5    3.9/5
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In an old house in the Ozarks there lived an old woman and her dead son. Every night the old woman would make dinner and the two would dine. And every night the old woman asked her dead son, “How …

The Preacher
17 votes, average: 3.94 out of 517 votes, average: 3.94 out of 517 votes, average: 3.94 out of 517 votes, average: 3.94 out of 517 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5    3.9/5
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He did not know how he survived. On that day an eternity ago there was the choir and the mass and the believers seeking refuge in the only place that was beyond logic, beyond the bad news on television, beyond …

In the Barrens
16 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5    3.9/5
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The cruiser slowed down as it left the paved road and pulled forward onto the dirt path that ran deeper into the Pine Barrens. The gravel crunched loudly under the tires and Paul tweaked the gas a little making the …

Karma
16 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5    3.9/5
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Roger Cole released the penny from three rows back, just as the teacher turned to the blackboard. The opportune moment couldn’t have been more perfect. It was a direct hit on the back of Arnie Maggon’s skull. Immediately, he felt …

The Prisoner
16 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 516 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5    3.9/5
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He was walking through a deserted town – one of dozens or hundreds or thousands he had passed through since his journey began. While the surrounding desolation did nothing to warm his soul he was still somehow glad there was …

An Unholy Halloween
27 votes, average: 3.93 out of 527 votes, average: 3.93 out of 527 votes, average: 3.93 out of 527 votes, average: 3.93 out of 527 votes, average: 3.93 out of 5    3.9/5
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My appearance may be misleading if you are unaware of my story. From the wispy feathers of white hair, the gaunt features and wrinkled parchment yellow skin, you may think my age to be near eighty years. In fact my …