Posts Tagged monster

I, Shoggoth

#flashfiction  I joined the Army to defend my country. After the terror attacks I raced to my recruiter, signed the forms and then worked my way through boot camp to earn my way here: a godforsaken desert filled with rocks, sand and stinging bugs. What was I thinking? Sarge directed us to leapfrog down the […]

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That’s Not a Bear

#flashfiction Barry heard a cracking sound. Something heavy snapped a branch on his right. He froze. The park ranger had warned him of grumpy bears just waking from hibernation. What had the man said? Was he supposed to freeze or run? Why had he spent so much time focused on updating his Twitter feed instead […]

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A screech shattered the day

Image text: It was a beautiful day in the old quarter of town. People strolled on the cobbles looking for that perfect antique or art piece to grace their homes. A screech shattered the day. Everyone assumed it was a raucous seagull until the huge bat winged shadow appeared. The people looked up in wonder […]

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A light appeared above the cultists

  image text: A light appeared above the chanting cultists. It grew, spreading amorphous psuedopods of eldritch energy until it gained gargantuan proportions. Bright globes, somehow they were the creature’s eyes, swirled in the fluctuating mass regarding the cult. Coruscations erupted across the pulsating surface and the thing from beyond descended. As it engulfed the […]

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The cave began to flicker

Image text: The depths of the cave began to flicker with a soft light. He stared in wonder as the glow circled along the walls, finally surrounding him. A dank wind and a deep moan reached him from below. A grinding sound from behind, he saw massive teeth closing at the entrance. He realized, too […]

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Dragon Fire

Image text: The beast rose from the pit. Its roar caused the brave knight to doubt the wisdom of his quest. He steeled himself andlifted his shield preparing for the attack. Suddenly the entire beast’s body erupted in blue flame and orange light surged up the monster’s throat. The knight consigned his soul to his […]

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Her black soulless eyes

  Image text: The small child, pale and quivering, was huddled over the woman’s corpse. He assumed it was her mother and moved to comfort the bereft youth. “Was that your mommy,” he asked as he leaned down to comfort her. The child’s head snapped around and he had a flash of a mouth full […]

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The sole survivor dragged himself through the woods

  Image text: Sole survivor. His starship was a glowing ember in the bottom of a crater. He didn’t know how he had survived when his mate had not. The atmosphere of this world was harsh and he gasped as he breathed. He had crawled for hours, dragging his shattered leg when the two large […]

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