Celebration (Stories on a Theme – “Family”)

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY!” the room roared as Urana stepped into it. Urana grinned as her parents pulled her into a hug, followed by her sister. Then her friends, the Crew from down south. Faces swarmed in front of her, all clamouring to give congratulations. They were all squeezed into her parent’s tiny apartment, bumping into one … More Celebration (Stories on a Theme – “Family”)

Spark (100 Words)

“So,” Faiya said, moving her sword off the side of the bench and buckling it to her waist, “what do you say?” Ingeot tapped his leg thoughtfully. He always did that when he thought no one could notice. One of his ticks. “Sure,” he said, standing up, “fighting a horde of demons with you? Where … More Spark (100 Words)

Day (100 Words)

When someone told me that happy memories could be as powerful as sad ones, I never believed them. I never understood how powerful they could be because I had never had one of those memories. The ones that I could just pull out of my mind and bring in front of my minds eye and … More Day (100 Words)

Sinuous (100 Words)

Falyese traced her fingertips over her lovers muscles. Troph’s shoulders were the most beautiful part of him, in Falyese’s opinion. Strong from years of welding in the ship’s underbelly, but rippled with scars from his youth. They told a story, a story of who Troph was. “Hey,” he said, opening his eyes. “Sleep, my dear,” … More Sinuous (100 Words)