Play to Win
Average Rating:
8.41

Play to Win

Subject: RE: Meeting 3:  Exercise From: [email protected] Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 07:31:16 +0000 To: [email protected] Dear Dr. Faulk, Let me start by saying thank you, Doctor.  I know why you're getting me to do this, and ...
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Creepy Bridge on Mumbai Expressway
Average Rating:
7.21

Creepy Bridge on Mumbai Expressway

To begin with, I am Ankit Saxena living in Mumbai, India. I have newly joined as a Consultant in Capgemini. I am kind of an atheist and don’t believe in any supernatural but these past ...
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The Tale of Moll Dyer
Average Rating:
7.38

The Tale of Moll Dyer

After ten years of nightmarish terror, saved only by the conviction of the reality that I witnessed that night, I will vouch for the truth of what really happened to Ruby Trent. For the longest ...
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Yeah, So Quit Asking
Average Rating:
7.43

Yeah, So Quit Asking

A homeless man is sitting on a park bench. You are jogging. As you jog up to him, he holds his hand out and asks for change, you jog on past, pretending that you can't ...
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Number 77's Death
Average Rating:
4.44

Number 77’s Death

Early in the morning of August 19, 2005, the body of a young black man approximately 16 or 17 years old was found on Wolfe Street, in downtown Baltimore. The corpse lay in a pool ...
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Crimson Grove
Average Rating:
8.8

Crimson Grove

Delia jogged into the forest, smiling as she listened to her mother’s cry to be careful. She was going to play with the fairies, they would keep her safe! Running over upturned roots and thick ...
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A Dream Come True
Average Rating:
8.61

A Dream Come True

Imagine the multiverse: Atoms converging into patterns infinite. Most universes listening to physics, placing only that which should exist into reality, but there are others in which the impossible happens simply because there's no reason ...
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If a Child With Black Eyes Comes to Your Door Do Not Let Them In
Average Rating:
7.43

If a Child With Black Eyes Comes to Your Door Do Not Let Them In

It started with three light knocks on our door. Tap, tap, tap. We seldom had visitors to our small apartment, especially not at this hour. “Are we expecting someone?” my wife asked. “No,” I said as ...
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Drink
Average Rating:
7.84

Drink

I’m not sure why I’m writing this. There’s a large chance that this won’t even be real to you. Of course it’s real to me, but then again, my definition of the word “real” has ...
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The Girl in White
Average Rating:
8.81

The Girl in White

I was always a quiet child. I preferred playing alone outside to being around people. My dad thought it was because I was socially undeveloped, my mom was convinced I was just more creative then ...
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I Love Numbers
Average Rating:
8.92

I Love Numbers

I love numbers, even numbers to be exact. I like that there are 48 stairs leading up to my cell. I like that I get precisely four hours of leisure time every day, no more, ...
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They Came with the Tide
Average Rating:
7.78

They Came with the Tide

A gentle breeze pushed through the screen and tickled my short black hair against my forehead. All the windows were open, but I knew I would have to close them soon, it seemed like a ...
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The Lamp Genie
Average Rating:
7.33

The Lamp Genie

Many years ago, when I was a kid, I had a strange dream. I was just six years old. It’s not that big deal to have strange, crazily detailed and realistic dreams at this age, ...
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Full Stop
Average Rating:
8.33

Full Stop

At first we didn't even understand what was going on. Well, by we I mean those of us who do not hold degrees in astronomy and quantum physics. We were told that earth's spin was ...
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Masks
Average Rating:
7.02

Masks

Gordon Simmons slammed into his locker. "Ow! What the hell?", he struggled to shout with his face pressed against the cold blue metal. "Man, Gordo! Your locker stinks worse than you do!", chastised the bully ...
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I've Never Woken Up in the Same Place Twice
Average Rating:
7.97

I’ve Never Woken Up in the Same Place Twice

One morning when I was about eight years old, I woke up and my mother wasn’t my mother. I had never seen the person who addressed me as ‘son’ in my life. There was certainly ...
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Seaweed
Average Rating:
8.26

Seaweed

My grandmother grew up in the slums of Prohibition-era Chicago. Her family lived in a small house near the harbor, and one of her earliest memories was of a particularly hot summer when, seeking respite ...
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Black Sludge
Average Rating:
7.17

Black Sludge

I used to work the late shift at an old-fashioned cafe in my hometown. I lived in a relatively small town where everyone knows everyone and everything about everybody. Honestly, I really liked my job ...
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Happy Boy
Average Rating:
6.43

Happy Boy

Chapter One Every morning was the same morning, Happy dressed in faded jeans, a white t-shirt, and ball cap as he grabbed his bag and rushed off to catch the bus. It was more than ...
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Overburden
Average Rating:
6.52

Overburden

A stone quarry is an awful place to be at night if you’ve got a nervous disposition, like I do. The silhouettes created by the hewn rocks look like stalking figures, and the whole place ...
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