Reflections, part 2
“What’s the matter?” asked Mercedes, Rocío’s mom. Her hair was dyed black, but her roots were flaxen blonde. She was already seated at the kitchen table by the time I trudged out of the bedroom. “You look tired. Didn’t you get any sleep?” I shrugged as I entered the kitchen. “I’ve just been having weird…
Reflections, part 1
It was square, with no partitions or bracings. The window hovered ahead without the help of a wall, and a dim light spilled through the glass, a dusty bone-white glow that fell off the bottom of the window like a waterfall at the edge of the world. I had expected the light to stretch on…
Lizzie’s Diary – Entry 15
How… Awkwardly… Romantic?
The Red Door
For the past several days, I had the same recurring dream. In it, I stood a little over two meters from the red door, and in each dream I took a step closer. The last thing I wanted was to go near it–to see whatever the door had to show me. I wanted none of…
It Stood In The Shadows
The door opened. Shadows crept in, scaling the walls and slithering across the ceiling. He took a step in. Who is that? My body asked. My mental presence shook her head, panicked. I-I don’t– He took another step in. And another.
Lizzie’s Diary – Entry 3
Ever since Monty moved out, I’ve been attending the human school in the Savannah colony. Since it was my first time in that kind of environment, they placed me a couple of grades under my age requirement and assigned me a bunch of remedial classes to help me catch up. It took a year for…angels, blog, court, diary, distant future, drama, entry, extra, fantasy, fiction, future, georgia, jupiter, life and death, love, north america, past, post-apocalypse, post-apocalyptic, prince, savannah, sci-fi, science fiction, Short Story, spirits, supernatural drama, supernatural fiction, suspense, teen, ya, young adult
The Pale Spirit
More shrieking and mock snarls from the hallway. Rubén had actually scared Mirenita; the five year old had begun to cry. I let out an annoyed sigh. Seriously? I ignored my aunt and cousin, pushing past them as I ran out to the hallway. I expected to see my step cousin chasing Mirenita, but he…