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
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
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
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
This story came from a writing prompt on the subreddit r/writingprompts. The prompt was as follows: "You are chosen as the avatar of a Pagan god, able to transform into a being of immense power. One problem: You're a devout Christian." ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “Father forgive me, for I have sinned,” Zachariah … Continue reading Prompt Response: Reconciliation
He came to in a bed. Which he could say was not what he was expecting for whatever came after. Not that he had much notion as to what came after to have expectations. It was fancy though. Plain white room, good bed. Probably the kind of conditions they kept poor Abigail in. The thought … Continue reading Red Dead Resurrection
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.