We had entered deep into the woods, far past the reach of a usual day hiker who just needed to get out for a few hours before returning to the comforts of their urban life. Out here the trails had a little less wear to them, with the force of the natural world pushing ever … Continue reading The Worst Trail Guide Ever
Category: Writing Prompt
John the Conman: Or Why One Should Never Impersonate an Old God Upon His Return
The return of Dar’goth had been long prophesied for the latter half of the decade. The old god of unspeakable horrors would soon emerge in the form of human flesh an avatar for his conquest. As Dar’goth would soon march across the countryside carrying with him a tome of unspeakable magic bound by human flesh, … Continue reading John the Conman: Or Why One Should Never Impersonate an Old God Upon His Return
A Donkey’s Wisdom
For as long as I remember, this mountaintop has been my home. Sitting atop my humble nest of rock and the shirts off of men and women's backs, I meditate until a new student arises over the mountain's crest. Today a man in a yellow shirt arrived, side by side with a donkey carrying all … Continue reading A Donkey’s Wisdom
Within the Tower
Removing the dragon's head was not easy. My opponent laid stunned and incapacitated from a magical potion I had finally managed to throw at it when the dragon's fatigue, much like my own, had begun to catch up to it. Its long neck of golden scales like chain mail laid across the ground, a prisoner … Continue reading Within the Tower
High above the city I glide looking between the chasms of road sitting between towering buildings when I see my target. A man in a black sweater and red cap, dashing through the crowded sidewalks. My training kicks in and I glide down from high above like my eagle brethren snatching a snake from the … Continue reading Pigeon Cop
The Last Apple
The empty aisles of the long-forgotten supermarket are laden with dust and empty shelves. The food here has been long consumed and raided by survivors ever since the uprising. What little organic matter that lays within the confines of the old abandoned box store has been taken by the rats or turned to mush through … Continue reading The Last Apple
It's not often that a writing prompt truly captivates me for more than a few hundred words. With the exception of a few 1000+ word stories written in response to a few prompts such as Retirement, Boxed In, The LSA, to name a few, most of my responses are fairly short. Not to mention that … Continue reading Code Inspection
This story was originally submitted to this writing prompt. Little did I know at the time that this short 400+ word story would be the kernel that lead to a five hour writing session where I churned out a 5000+ word sequel titled Code Inspection to this tiny dialogue only story. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading Unregistered Tenants
This story was originally submitted to this writing prompt on reddit. When I had chosen my desired form of a small wooden box to sit within the castle’s storage room, I did not anticipate the kingdom to fall so swiftly. Just the month after I had assumed the form my potential prey had been either … Continue reading Boxed In
Billionaire Brutus Mayne Invests into Prison Reform!
This story was originally submitted to this writing prompt on reddit. Mothman City, MH. Local billionaire and philanthropist Brutus Mayne has publicly announced that he plans on seriously investing into prison reform within the state. Mayne, after having toured Markham State Asylum for the Criminally Insane, states that he was "horrified" and "devastated" by the … Continue reading Billionaire Brutus Mayne Invests into Prison Reform!