Stories tagged drama

Ink Darkly the Painted Seasons a1 s01-2

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So long I have journeyed a poverty-stricken fugitive seeking shelter, and know rest only in the hollow of your hands.

IDtPS a2 s55-57: Of His Soul Defraud

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This to remembrance keep: heed my call that you may avert wasteful woe, lest in fury I impregnate the earth's womb with still-born corpses.

IDtPS a1 s03-04 Exile of a Pariah

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Is it not said, "To cover the eyes and snatch at swallows is to fool oneself?"

Matika's Gift (Part.1) vs 0.1

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A pitiful cry caught his attention. He was about to curse whatever it was away and scurry off when he saw a tiny hand emerge from within a pork-cracker crate.

Caterpillars in love.

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"I who?" Mrs Caterpillar slithered closer to the door, peeping through the peephole with her stemma. Upon visual inspection, she discovered that it was Mr Earthworm standing outside in the rain.

The Ride

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She fidgets. Are you sorry I’m this way? He glances over. What way? She sighs. You know. She pats her stomach. This way.

Dear Sir

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[Lights up on CLAUDE. He's holding a letter, standing.]CLAUDE: Dear sir, We regret to inform you That your (that place with cream walls and dog hair…

Taddy's Big Deal

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This time was his time. No more sitting on the outer circle. No more “Taddy go for this” or “Taddy go for that.” No more “Taddy close the door” or “Taddy get the phone.” This time Taddy was the boss. It was his big deal.

Cold Turkey

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Pop wanted a boy, so when the doctor congratulated him for being the father of a seven-pound, six-ounce girl, he left for Smiley’s Pub and got drunk with his best friend, Borchervink, who bought him a bulldog as consolation.

Out of the Valley

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Megan Collier clutched the metal sill of her window, torn between fear and intrigue. Though not her first film expedition, it was her first trip to the African continent. Seasoned and well-paid, this crew had weathered precarious situations before. The dr

Looking For Olivia

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Through a curtain of dark hair only part of the girl's face could be seen. Her expression embodied a reticent sort of tolerance.

DishPit

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06:00 Work began at six. Tommy hadn't slept yet. Tony left early last night, Chef said when he came in. Dishes covered every surface of the pit. 06:10 Tommy left the kitchen and the horrors of the dish pit and went downstairs to the change rooms. The locker he normally…

Train Ride to Naples

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Light wheeled above her head. She felt a knife stab her chest. The pain was too much - she lost consciousness.

Scene from "The Broadcasters"

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You think I had a choice? Let me tell you something. They own you. When you get this popular, they own you. Not the network. The people. The network just makes their best guess what the people want and gives it to them. You want to know why we do it? They

Canyon In The Clouds

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It was two days to town. His horse could only go one.