Posts Tagged monster

The Monks

The trio of monks walked with cowl covered heads bowed along the dirt road. Ralf had never seen these holy men before. He recognized the robes as similar to those worn by the Christian who had visited their village last spring and tried, unsuccessfully, to convince the good folk of Bjornvik that Wotan was a […]

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What Happened to the Stars?

#picturefiction #flashfiction 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 […]

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2 Sentence Horror Story

#picturefiction #flashfiction The monster walked through the streets of the unsuspecting town intent on finding someone who would not scream or draw attention to its presence. The girl appeared innocent and kind, no person would connect the deaths to her; she pointed at the monster screaming; Murderer!

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I, Shoggoth

#picturefiction #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 […]

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That’s Not a Bear

#picturefiction #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 […]

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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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