Stories tagged flash-story

A Love Letter of a Cannibal

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Dear Butterfly, Are you there ? Wherever there is ? Are you there, crossing your feet on top of each other, sipping your coffee while observing the sky from behind those cat-eye glasses of yours ? 3 days, 8 months and 11 years. That's exactly how long since the last time…

Golem Got The Beach Balls

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After his last two attempts at creating a modern golem for his computer science class fails miserably, optimistic Benesh tries to channel the spirit of Steve Jobs into a sand golem as skeptical Jacob watches during a trip to the beach.

Terror From Above

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As airplanes fly low over her children playing in the kiddie pool on the front lawn, Maureen learns something else about her father's new house that lies in the flight path of an international airport.

Falling Earthward

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Mission specialist Taylor kept having the same dream over and over again: the space capsule breaks up on re-entry, all the astronauts are killed, and his remains are picked over by coyotes in Texas. His psych's macabre sense of humor doesn't help.

Trillion Dollar Odds

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What are the odds that two elderly brothers independently coming up with the same winning number on different lotto tickets for a trillion-dollar jackpot and both ending up dead?

A Butterfly For A Married Woman

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A married woman requests a butterfly tattoo that won't please her husband from an old tattoo artist.

Flash'em Tag'em Bag'em

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On a hot summer day in downtown San Francisco, a flasher gets more than he bargains for when the woman he flashed at a coffeehouse pulls out a gun.

Killed Twice Dead

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An old woman confesses to Detective Marlee Fountain that after 50 years of marriage, she killed her husband - twice.

Ultra Menoetius

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With ten minutes till closing time, the elderly drug store clerk is rudely interrupted from reading the newspaper by a female customer demanding a pack of Ultra Menoetius - the razor blades, not the condoms.

Circling The Drain

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A night owl is disturbed to find the assistant leasing manager at his apartment door with an unusual list of things not to flush down the toilet.

The Editor Is Always Right

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J.K. Rottenblotter, editor of Horrible Stories Magazine, has a midnight visit from a rejected short story writer to debate whether classical vampires or sparkling vampires represent real world vampires.

Zombies At The Movies

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As two movie goers banter about a zombie movie they're planning to see, all hell breaks loose behind the concession stand.