β€œI really don’t think this is so smart,” a young woman, no older than twenty-one said. The fear and anxiety rang clear in her voice. β€œI’ll be fine,” a male voice responded. He took her soft, delicate hand in his and kissed it gingerly. β€œIt’s nothing more...

My life is not what you would call privileged. It has been one of endless work and sacrifice. Born into a life of slavery, my life has never truly been my own. My time has always been dictated by others, when to eat and sleep,...

Note: There is some gore in this pasta. If you believe this will bother you, please skip today's story. His hazel eyes skimmed over the words for what he knew had to be the twentieth time. His pupils darted back and forth over the lines, dancing...

The mountains rose high in the distance, the snowy, white caps breaking through the thick layer of clouds that blanketed the sky above. Below the line of snow, fir trees washed the mountain in a bright sea of green. The rolling hills that stretched out...

β€œSo how much farther until we find this β€˜really awesome place’ that I just β€˜had to see’?” Patricia asked impatiently, her voice dripping with sarcasm. She pushed aside a low-hanging limb and walked past it, ducking low, her eyes cast upwards in an ongoing search...