Posts Tagged apocalypse

A Spell to End the Year

#picturefiction #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 […]

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The Walled Garden

#picturefiction #flashfiction Bernice led the children up the ladder to the small stone room which provided access to the garden. Bernice loved visiting the garden; it was the favorite part of her day. The home she shared with her five siblings was stark and utilitarian. It possessed no color except steel and stone. It had […]

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The Way Of The World

#picturefiction #flashfiction   Sometimes I wonder what ever happened to the world. I met an old man wandering the wastes a while back, it might have been a week or a month ago – it’s hard to gauge time since the Change came. This old man said that before the Change the world was full […]

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Dead Under a Dark Sun

#picturefiction #flashfiction   The newsman’s voice sounded bored. “Incidents of violence erupted in Oregon as crowds viewed the solar eclipse. There are reports of riots erupting as the eclipse achieved totality. There are unconfirmed reports of several deaths.” “Dave,” Chelsea said. “Did you hear that?” Chelsea’s husband, Dave, turned from where he stood on the […]

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TEOTWAWKI

The events in this story were actually from a dream I had the other night. #picturefiction #flashfiction  A booming sound drew my eyes to the enormous windows that made up the western wall of the apartment. Two blocks away I saw water explode upward around the wide tower of the Seaview Apartments; the waves were […]

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New Year, Last Year

#picturefiction #flashfiction #newyearseve “Marty shut down the system, we’re going to be late,” Terry said. “Yeah, in a minute. I’ve got an anomaly. It might be an N.E.O. we haven’t cataloged.” “Oh for God’s sake Marty, it can wait. It’s New Year’s Eve and if we don’t get down to the party soon I’m never […]

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Poopsie – a different sort of zombie story

This is the tale of a man who looks to conquer the world by raising a zombie army using the dread Necronomicon. All he needs to do is kill one rabbit. —– POOPSIE   “Poor Poopsie, Betty’s gonna be really upset that you’re gone, but I need you more than she does.” George stroked the […]

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