Exposed (100 Word Story)

The lizard king lounged on his throne, the gargantuan structure hewn from stone and gilt in bronze, danced over by the shamans as it was smelting, so to be wrought with arcane and mystic properties. From the height of his temple abode, he surveyed his illustrious domain. His head lolling this way and that, his […]

Acceptance (100 Word Story)

The night stretched, hours washed thin started to re-solidify and form up again. Dan felt his drunkenness ebb, leaving the shore of his soul feel bare and exposed, so he decided to chase the retreating tide. He squinted his eyes to read the glowing face of his watch and raced the calculations through his mind, […]

Luck (100 Word Story)

The foreman had received his instructions, and when Michael departed for his stretch, he had been left with a bulging pay packet which far exceeded the expected salary. “Make sure the men are looked after, there’s a little extra fer yersel’” Mr Collins said with a sly wink, patting him on the shoulder with warm […]

Massive (100 Word Story)

The docks were crowded, rough looking men in dirty overalls hauled boxes onto awaiting trucks, black smoke guttered from their exhaust pipes, making the men cough and spit. Michael’s sleek black car pulled up by the road. His driver leant against the bonnet, striking a match to light his cigarette, remaining watchful as Michael strolled […]

Instinct(100WordStory)

With an air of indefatigable command, Mr. Collins strode into the office without announcing himself to the receptionist, who knew better than to call him back. “Is it sorted?” he asked, bursting through the backroom door. His solicitor looked up from behind his desk with fearful surprise “Michael…” he stammered. “Is it sorted?” Michael repeated […]

Immerse(100WordStory)

A lonely trail of smoke from a single cigarette snakes and spirals through the room, catching the glare from the green-shaded table lamp that watches over the documents scattered across the top of the grand oak desk, before disappearing out of focus into the shadows that dressed the office. “Same arrangement as usual?” Asks the […]

Record(100WordStory)

The judge sighed heavily, crossing his thick fingers together as his hands rested upon his chest. He surveyed the room with eyes set in drooping lids, barely listening to the entreaties put to him by the young man in the dark suit. In truth, he had decided already the conclusion he would accord, and as […]