Posts Tagged demon

Vejigante

#picturefiction #flashfiction “I’m bypassing the alarm system now,” Rico said. Rico—his real name was Jorge Acosta but he liked everyone to call him Rico because it was what he wanted to be, rich—deftly clipped jumper leads across one more set of wires and then began cutting. In seconds the complex wiring of the gallery’s alarm […]

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The Upstairs Room

#picturefiction #flashfiction  Sergeant Wilson stood hunched against the blowing snow outside the Victorian home. Two dozen other cops huddled in the shadows near doors and windows preparing for the go signal. According to the Fed running the show there was some kind of Satanic cult in the house. They had a kidnapped girl and were […]

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The Summoning

#picturefiction #flashfiction  Lord Armitage glided down the stone steps to the cellar of Armitage castle. The hem of his black velvet robe swept the ancient dust from the steps as he descended. The robe was embroidered in eldritch symbols with threads of precious and rare metals. If one were to stare at the designs they […]

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Wishing for Snow

#picturefiction #flashfiction Phillip had lived in Las Vegas for every one of the fourteen years of his life. Half the kids in his school were transplants and each of them had a story of snow days and white Christmases. Tales of sledding and snowball fights had always made him jealous. Why was he consigned to […]

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Thanksgiving Hell

#picturefiction #flashfiction #thanksgiving “But Agatha, you conjured the bird last year,” Hepseba said Agatha pushed her pointed hat back on her head and glared at her younger sister. “Coven ranking determines who is tasked to conjure each part of the feast. I am still the senior witch above fourth rank and that means I am […]

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Demon flame

#picturefiction #flashfiction The demon Azmodael lay on the slab of the freshly sealed crypt. Darkness hid him from view of mortals. Clinging dew called forth the slugs and maggots to witness the actions of the creature of Hell. Azmodael cocked his head up. “Come Brexis,” he said to the demon standing over him. “Just a […]

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Eyes and mouths of flame opened

Image text: As the coven’s chant ended a rumble shook the earth. The ground exploded; fire hurled into the sky. In a roiling cloud, eyes and mouths of flame opened. Lightning flashed and meteors fell from the heavens. The coven leader laughed as the demons began to rise from below. Hell had been released upon […]

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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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