Set in the Stars
Astrological signs have been rising in popularity recently, the majority of young generations becoming transfixed with the implications of the stars, the sun, and their overarching power over us all.
Beware of What Lurks in the Dark
Running. Branches whipped passed Ira as he ran through the dark forest. There was no light in the sky, not even from the moon which hadn’t been seen for days now. Ira had underestimated the darkness of the woods. After the experiment began, the city was drowned in darkness, but he never expected it to be so devoid of light that he could not even see his hand when it was touching the tip of his sturdy nose. It was a wonder that he had not run into any tree trunks, even though he kept his arms outstretch in front of his body to attempt to feel his way through the maze of wood.
When the door bursts open, she stops breathing and opens her eyes. He steps inside, his shadow looming over her small frame. A slow smile spreads across his sadistic face as he takes his first step towards her, then his second, third.