Short story: Operation Ages or The Great Man’s War

I stood there as they lowered my grandfather into his grave. My mother cried while Dad held her. The blasts of both the rifles and the trumpet signaled the farewell of a friend. Me? I just stood there. I knew I would see him again. Call me a nice Jewish boy, but I knew I … Continue reading Short story: Operation Ages or The Great Man’s War

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Prompt Response: No different

This story came from a writing prompt on the subreddit r/writingprompts. The prompt was as follows: “Several hundred years in the future, Humanity is nearing extinction. Animals like Dolphins, Dogs, and Elephants have evolved to human-level intelligence. Debates rage over weather humans should be preserved." ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ "Absolutely not!" the … Continue reading Prompt Response: No different

Prompt response: A hero’s death

This story came from a writing prompt on the subreddit r/writingprompts. The prompt was as follows: "You are a good Christian man who has lived their entire life with God as their leader. After stopping a gunmen from shooting up a market and dying for your trouble, you wake up in the realm of Valhalla." … Continue reading Prompt response: A hero’s death

Prompt Response: The Test of Truth

This story came from a writing prompt on the subreddit r/writingprompts. The prompt was as follows: "You have always been a devout Christian, and, after you die, as you open your eyes expecting heaven, you are met by Anubis’ cold stare." ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Aharon Essam's heart froze. Or at least … Continue reading Prompt Response: The Test of Truth

I don’t like the X-Men, because I love my parents.

Pictured: A surrogate family of students and their cool college professor. My history as a Marvel comics fan was similar to most who grew up in the nineties I imagine. I was vaguely aware of characters such as Spider-Man but only really became interested enough to dig deeper into the comics and extra lore when … Continue reading I don’t like the X-Men, because I love my parents.