Professor Salik Scientific Ethics Class 3rd Grade, 5th Period Salik ambles to his desk, tapping the holographic display. β€œAlright class settle down, settle down." He taps on his desk again and the display changes to show the galaxy. "As you’ve learned in your previous class space is relatively flat." "For years...

In the skies over Ontario, Frank Ryker and Stanley Dawson flew in their plane, heading home. The two men had been on a business trip in Alaska, deciding the fate of their company. The company was doing well, and the men were offered money to...

"Daddy, there's a monster in my closet." "No, there isn't," I reply in my half-asleep state, "we've been through this already." Now my wife is awake too. "Shouldn't you at least check? It seems like ever since she got back from the hospital, all those...

Long ago, there was a Buddhist priest named Kaian Zenji who always wore a blue robe. He spent his days travelling around Japan, meditating, praying and trying to help those who were in need. One evening, he came to a village called Tomita. As soon as...

I sat on the bus, on my way to school. Listening to music, and paying little to no attention to the other students. At one of the stops my mind snapped back to reality. I looked towards the small house. Tommy’s house, I thought. A hand slipped through the...

β€œI’m so cold.” This was the first thought that entered into Amber’s dazed consciousness. Her eyelids flickered open to see nothing but hazy darkness around her. Moaning softly, she struggled to raise her body from the prone position she lay in, wrapping her bare arms around...

After a night of carousing with his buddies, Billy was ready to head home. "Are you sure you want to walk home by yourself?" asked Todd, "You've heard the rumors, right?" "What rumors?" ask Billy. "You know, the problem...

I always have a torch in my pocket these days. I found a small LED one at an electronics store for a couple of bucks, and I keep it on me at all times. It's actually really bright, despite the size. I bought five, the...

I didn’t want to move to a new place. All of my toys were in boxes and we didn’t have any T.V. Mom told me to play outside but she was always busy and Dad was at work. There weren’t any kids around there anyway....