Wonder Woman: The Pole, Part 1It was a red, white, and blue streak across the darkening sky. In recent days it had been a sight that had elicited many cheers, as it was the form of the superheroine known to the world as Wonder Woman.Wonder Woman: The Pole, Part 15 days ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
The mighty Amazon had always been a popular figure ever since she arrived on the scene and news of her heroic exploits had swept the nation; and her alliance with the Justice League only served to increase her popularity. But the last week or two had seen her popularity spike even more, primarily because of her very public stance as a feminist icon. She had appeared at a number of large pro-women rallies and been hailed as the new face of
Texts From Last Night Prompt 97(248):Texts From Last Night Prompt 972 days ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
On a scale of zero to "unmitigated disaster," how drunk is he?
"So, honestly," Wren asked, partially out of curiosity and partially to fill the awkward silences that usually came up whenever Martel turned Caleb into Caleia for whatever reasons the Goddess had, "on a scale of zero to 'unmitigated disaster'... how drunk is Gabriel right now?"
The redheaded angel blinked slowly at him, her face with that neutral expression Wren hated to see because it reminded him of the flawed perfect neutrality that had caused so much suffering for everyone. She then turned her head to gaze out from the patio of the Starbucks they stopped at for coff
Until the End of Time chapter 6 6: What Love is All AboutUntil the End of Time chapter 63 days ago in Profiles More Like This
Since Sasha did not have a car yet and Josh was in town for awhile longer, he would be her ride to and from work until they secured transportation for her. Since Josh knew cars inside and out, he went out that afternoon and poked around at used car lots for something presentable for Sasha. He avoided the sporty coupes with much restraint, looking at economical sedans instead. He finally found one, a little black 4 cylinder car for cheap. Considering Sasha needed to be picked up from work in a short amount of time, Josh tore across town, eager to show her his findings. He found himself bouncing e
It's In the CardsIt was all in the cards, everything and anything one could think of.It's In the Cards5 days ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
"Will I win the lottery?"
"When will I die?"
"Who's my one and only love?"
Yes, yes; I can answer all of that, all I have to do is consult the cards. The cards know all; past, present, future, afterlife, everything. They do not discriminate, they do not judge; they listen and answer, like the great oracles of Greek and Roman mythology.
They come to me from near and far, asking away.
"Am I going to die alone?"
"Will my beauty last forever?"
"Is God really there?"
I sit and smile, shuffling the cards that look worn beyond all belief. Pick three, I say, just take three. They fidget in their seat, sweating from nerves, and shakily pick out three from the tall deck. I flip the chosen cards over slowly; building tension and suspense, making them stew in anticipation.
I ask them to repeat their question to the cards, and they stammer it out once more.