Stories tagged 3rd-person

Personal Geography

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Olive has decided that Chicago is the answer. It was a reaction mistaken for a decision that her mind made up. In preparation for the move, she has refused to live in her own time zone for the past two months and quit her job. She gets hungry at ten and t

The Coward

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George was the biggest coward alive. But he was too afraid to admit it. But that therein was his cowardice. He couldn't face the truth. He couldn't face his weakness. It made him uncomfortable, the thought that he might need to change.

Mind Altering

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She felt like she was turning into someone else, someone who appeared normal. She would be inundated with everyone else's ideas, morphing into an insipid lemming, smiling and bantering about mindless things. She wouldn't even care she had changed...

Message in a Bottle

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She eventually learned everyone had their own truth, and some of them were not true at all.

George the Coward on Staying Home

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He knew she’d spend the day furiously scrubbing the best she could too, despite the hot house in the middle of a Southern Summer, and despite no matter how hard she tried, the place would always look filthy.

Sarah the Witch

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Secretly she suspected she was really a witch. She didn't have green skin or scraggly black hair, and certainly no flying monkeys. Maybe those came over time, the more bad things you did, the more ugly you became until all the world could see how horrible

City

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Lorelei was bombarded constantly with it. She began to hate the city...