Posts Tagged FlashesofDarkness-year2

Amazing Sea Creature – Grow Your Own!

Jenny ran to her mother’s room clutching a comic book in her trembling hand. She leaped onto the bed and proceeded to bounce on her knees like it was a trampoline. “Mommy, mommy wake up. You have to see this. It’s the best thing ever. Can I get one? Mommy? Are you up?” Abigail Williams […]

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The Man with the Mirror

I first saw the man with the mirror in July. I was dining in Chez Antoine’s with a young lady I met online. Seated at a corner table was a man in a business suit which had seen better days. His dinner companion was an ornate mirror. The mirror was oval in shape. It was […]

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Forgive Us Our Sins

The sirens were coming from every direction. Leon could feel the iron fist of the law tightening all around him. He never should have listened to Jinx. Just the man’s nickname should have warned him that any plot the skinny gang banger came up with was doomed to failure. The jewelry store on Fifth and […]

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What Happened to the Stars?

Captain Murtaugh of the Interstellar Trade Commonwealth exploration ship Wahoo rose from his command console and crossed to the science station. “Keg,” he said to the insectoid officer. “Have you scanned sector four? Something happened to the stars, it’s almost like they’ve disappeared.” The four foot tall insect chirped and whistled in its own language. […]

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Picture of the Soul

Reggie burst through the doors of the lab pushing a cart piled high with boxes sprouting wires and circuit boards like some sort of electrical porcupine. “What the hell is that mess?” Mark rose from the table where he was soldering a circuit board and walked across the robotics lab to where his friend was […]

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When Harry Met Krampus

Once upon a time, not so long ago, there was a young boy named Harry. Harry was a very naughty child. His parents tried to teach him right from wrong but there was no trace of goodness in the child. Harry was a beautiful child with cherubic features and hair like spun gold. His beauty […]

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The Man In The Video

Warning: This story contains very adult themes and descriptions of sexual activity. It’s not porn but could be offensive to some. If you are bothered by such things, do not read further.

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A Spell to End the Year

#flashfiction Jakothar the wizard stared up at the towering peak and shuddered. The mountain was taller than he had thought, its peak reached above the clouds to the heights normally reserved for the gods. He considered turning back, abandoning this quest and resuming his life. No, screamed an agonized voice in his head. He had […]

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Blood of the New World

#flashfiction #vampire Nosferatu, creature of darkness, undead, bloodsucker; these were the names they called him, these sniveling, daylight loving, bags of blood who were his prey. Little did they know his truth; he was a prince of his kind, and was no more an animated corpse slinking through the night than this vessel whose depths […]

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A Long, Lonely Climb

#flashfiction The sun punched through the swirling snow returning Paul Ling to the world. The blizzard which had forced him to shelter under the rock outcrop had turned the mountain into deepest night and then when actual nightfall had come the world seemed to disappear leaving him floating, cold and alone in the void. The […]

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