Skybound: The Test Flight
As the sun began to rise over the city of Chicago, Sarah gazed out the window of her small plane. She had always loved flying, and today was no exception. But this flight was different; it was a test flight for a new type of plane, one that could fly higher and faster than any other plane on the market.Adan JavedPublished 37 minutes ago in Fiction
Rising from the Ashes
The world as we knew it had come to an end. A global catastrophe had wiped out most of the population, leaving only a handful of survivors scattered across the barren landscape. Among them was a small group of people who had banded together, determined to rebuild society and create a new world from the ashes of the old.
The Secret Magician
The sun was setting over the quiet town of Willowdale, casting a warm orange glow across the streets. As people closed up shop and made their way home for the night, a young boy named Max was wandering the deserted alleyways. Max was a quiet, introverted child, who preferred the company of books to people. He was always searching for something, although he couldn't quite put his finger on what it was.
Don't Close Your Eyes
“The mirror showed a reflection that wasn’t my own!” I remember screaming that to my sister as I ran terrified from the bathroom. She was upstairs on the landing, but I could hear the booming of her quick steps as she ran down the staircase towards me.Nicole Stairs
The Darkest Hour
The world had always been a dark and dangerous place, but no one had ever imagined that it could get this bad. The sky was a sickly yellow, the air thick with the stench of decay, and the streets were filled with the desperate and the dying.
Polly's Quest for Freedom
Polly was a beautiful parrot with bright green feathers, a red beak, and large, expressive eyes. She lived in a small cage in a pet store, surrounded by other birds of all shapes and sizes. Polly was bored and lonely, longing for the freedom to fly and explore the world.
Beyond the Horizon
Once upon a time, the sky and the moon were close companions, spending their days and nights together in harmony. They would travel the world together, watching over the creatures below and illuminating the darkness with their brilliant glow. But as time passed, the moon began to yearn for something more.
This is for the Vocal "Sky's the Limit" Challenge that you can read about below. The prompt for the story is: Write a story that takes place entirely in flight.Mike Singleton - Mikeydred
The Keeper of Two Worlds: A Tale of Love and Duty."
In the land of Arvandor, there lived a man named Kael who was torn between two worlds. He was a devoted husband and father who loved his family dearly, but he was also the chosen protector of the mystical realm of Faerie. Kael's duty to Faerie required him to spend months at a time away from his family, which left them feeling abandoned and alone.
Memories in Ink
Sarah sat in the dimly lit attic, surrounded by old boxes and forgotten treasures. She had been tasked with cleaning out her grandparents' house, and the attic was her latest project.
Lost in the Jungle
Part 1: When Sarah agreed to go on a jungle trek with her friends, she never could have imagined the adventure that awaited her. She was excited to explore the lush forests and discover exotic wildlife, but she had no idea that the jungle had other plans for her.
The mirror showed a reflection that wasn't my own. He told me it wouldn't be, and still seeing another set of eyes, another jawline (this one be-jowled and puffy), another pair of hands, everything in perfect synchronicity with my movements, was an effing trip.Matt Turner