Unsettled
8 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5    3.9/5
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His eyes bolted open as the bright lights bore down on him. He tried to sit up and speak but could not. “Am I tied down? Am I paralyzed? Where am I?” He just lay there, helpless; panic stricken. Someone …

Beneath still waters
8 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5    3.9/5
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Once when I was fourteen, my uncle took me away for the summer.  He had purchased some property by the Allegany river, and asked me to help with some of the remodeling.  The house was quite run down, for someone …

The Road
8 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5    3.9/5
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A long winding stretch of black asphalt weaves in and out of view through dense shrubbery. Amber leaves glided gently across route 25, faintly reflecting the last rays of the setting sun. Breaking into the sounds of nature, a rusty …

The Elevator
8 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5    3.9/5
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“Go down by yourself,” his father said. “You’re twelve years old already. Just go.” The boy’s heart quickened and his hands grew cold as he approached the elevator. He stopped, pretending the fidget with some imagined object, and glanced back, …

Stephen Shutter
8 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5    3.9/5
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Stephen Shutter’s eyes opened slowly, and his eyes registered on a vague, yet familiar room. An eerie silence settled over the dark, musty room. His eyes looked at the ceiling above him, seeing only darkness. Dusty corners and small holes …

The Total Undoing of BIlly McMerton
8 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5    3.9/5
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Her name was Harriet Freedman, but no one had actually ever seen her alive. Not standing in line with a half-full cart, waiting to check out at the Piggly Wiggly.  Not a-giggling and gossiping (shooting the shit) at the Tint …

Alone
8 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 58 votes, average: 3.88 out of 5    3.9/5
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Having lived at the home for 18 years since David was a baby , Rachel was now alone. David gone to University. The home now seemed cold, she shed a tear . She inherited the house from a lady who …