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Beyond Death by Robert A Ferguson A short piece on a love reaching through war and beyond death. [275 words]
The Man by Mike McWade The Man takes a break from the stiffs at work only to run into more. [1,243 words]
The Ballerina by Ashley Miranda Mary loves ballet and studies at a ballet school, but she sure is shaken up when she finds out th... [1,333 words]
The Exploits Of Tal'on Kepp by Michael Harris This is a short story set in my Chronicles of Zefaria series. I hope that all enjo... [2,542 words]
Better With Age by J Shartzer A young couple enjoy their new home, and a barrel of brandy... [1,117 words]
Randy And Sarah by Z E S Carothers A story about two young kids. A boy that lives by himself in the forest and a girl that is his ... [3,211 words]
You Don't Have To Talk... by Harvey Kennett When you are shy, and cannot find the words to say, say nothing. [607 words]
Wto Rally The Final by E Rocco Caldwell Joe has a rude awakening. [548 words]
Why Must You by Lucy Midnight - [1,593 words]
What If I... by Lucy Midnight Campfire Tales. [1,076 words]
Waiting In The Desert by Mihai Pruna The caravan pulled off the interstate on a county road. Soon they abandoned that as well ... [1,850 words]
The Unwanted by Lucy Midnight Campfire Tales. [2,159 words]
The Tower by P J Francis A man wrestles with his actions. [226 words]
The Sucidal Games by Lucy Midnight Internet Relations. [1,029 words]
The Story Of The Blanket by Patti Merrill A short story. [668 words]
The Spectator by Harry Buschman The story of a deaf man's contribution to the war on terror. [2,240 words]
The Rich Little Chipmunk by John C Popiel This is a story about how a five dollar bill travels through three different people an... [707 words]
The Mansion by Laura Depriest This is a short story for young readers about aging and leading a full life in the context of livin... [2,923 words]
The Magic Lamp by Somdev Mukherjee A story about Varun - a little boy brought up in a busy modern city with all its problems for th... [1,092 words]
The Holly Tree by P J Francis A dark fantasy tale. [1,399 words]
The Guitar Man by Jason Taylor The Bloodman A war veteran flips out. [499 words]
The Friends
The Forces Between by Lucy Midnight ... [977 words]
The Cubicle by D G Williford Working in a box and what is does to the psyche... [104 words]
The Adventuresof Archie 5b - The Army Surplus Salesman's Tale by Xoggoth Continued. [1,116 words]
The Adventures Of Archie 7 - The Puzzleman's Tale by Xoggoth Archie finds he is not alone in the valley. He shares it with... [2,988 words]
The Adventures Of Archie 6 - A Peaceful Solution by Xoggoth Following a Little Boy explosion Archie find himself on a deso... [1,271 words]
The Adventures Of Archie 5a - The Army Surplus Salesman by Xoggoth Archie learns the truth they try and keep from us, that... [913 words]
The Adventures Of Archie 4b - The Great Regurgitato's Tale by Xoggoth Continued. [823 words]
The Adventures Of Archie 4a - The Great Regurgitato by Xoggoth Achie learns of the greats of bodily functions and meets th... [781 words]
The Adventures Of Archie 3 - The Spider Catcher's Tale. by Xoggoth Archie escapes from the paralysing purple and find hims... [1,313 words]
The Adventures Of Archie 2 - The Little Demon's Tale by Xoggoth A hell spawned satanic creature identifies too much with m... [901 words]
The Adventures Of Archie 1 - The Great Escape by Xoggoth A sort of Alice in Wonderland meets Canterbury Tales sort of thin... [473 words]
Test Song by Jeff T Kane An alien invasion seen from a religious ant's point of view. [5,341 words]
Te Quiero by Lucy Midnight Hannah and her boyfriend Cody are getting serious when Hannah learns that Cody has cancer. [1,108 words]
Room 86b by Lucy Midnight ... [2,284 words]
Right Place, Wrong Time by Maggie Danials A story about sex. [487 words]
Retribution And New Beginnings by Erasmus Flynt Secrets will out. [8,764 words]
Radia by Z E S Carothers The begining of one of my books. Tell me what you think about it. [814 words]
On The Bus To Town by Sam Vaknin The announcer warns of imminent terrorist attacks on public transport. It recommends to err ... [2,713 words]
Nightmare by Inchara Incident faced by a girl returning home late in the evening. [1,268 words]
Monty On The Run by James Bondjamesbond The second instalment - Monty in deeper water. [1,226 words]
Miranda And Her Doll by P J Francis A sweet little girl...or is she? [1,187 words]
Love Of The Mountains Or So They Thought by Lucy Midnight ... [1,335 words]
Like Ocean's Eleven by Higgins This story takes place in a military setting, mainly Point Barrow, Alaska. Russian officers... [1,414 words]
It Happens by Lucy Midnight - [1,634 words]
Introducing Monty Finch by James Bondjamesbond This is the first chapter of my Monty Finch series. In this first instalment our hero f... [2,432 words]
In Capable Hands by Erasmus Flynt Or are we? [212 words]
Hunters Moon by P J Francis A creature is hunted. [1,768 words]
Hook by Amanda Connison Written for the PA Govenor's School. [1,855 words]
Gold by P J Francis Lost hopes... [243 words]
Girls Vs. Boys by Lucy Midnight Madison and her boyfriend Scott break up and then he asks her to marry him and she declines. She... [2,015 words]
Girl In The Rain by Rowan Davies We always think of ourselves as individuals, until we notice that there are other individuals ... [505 words]
Expectations by Jacson A Bevens A tale about what can happen when expectations are laid aside and feelings take over. [1,220 words]
Devastation 2 by Buxton The journal piece of the only women left after the end of the world. 34 year old Emily Carter's d... [448 words]
Deep Fur by Jeff T Kane The downfall of a corrupt lion judge in Long Island. [6,460 words]
Cluedon't by Tomphil Baed on the popular board game, what will happen when Edward and his wife go round to play Cluedo wit... [3,567 words]
Black Widow by Lucy Midnight Kayli, Becky, and Eddy are three sisters that lose their only living relative left. Kayli and Eddy ... [3,096 words]
Being An Atheist Is Hard by Aaron Horn A guy spills the beans to his mom that he doesn't believe in good ol God. [626 words]
Bare Facts by Partha Pratim Majumder When western culture and western fashion representing economic power of West has been making serious... [1,461 words]
At A Wto Rally by E Rocco Caldwell - [853 words]
At A Wto Rally (Part Three) by E Rocco Caldwell Joe gets his first lesson as to what is the consortium. [435 words]
At A Wto Rally 4 by E Rocco Caldwell Joe confront the internal workings of the consortium. [723 words]
Allefureine by Tomphil A story about a clash of cultures between a race of alien creatures and humans. [463 words]
Alice In Wonderland by Katy Pierce It's a newer version of Alice in Wonderland . . . Alice goes to a party, gets druggged, and... [782 words]
A Tough Day-1 by Sukesh Srivastava A common,innocent man when caught in a tricky situation with the police authorities, finds himsel... [3,142 words]
A Stroll Through The Beach Sands by Ravikumar Hariharan About how we lose innocence with age. [553 words]
A Perfect Crime by P J Francis One womans vengenance as a perfect crime. [1,048 words]
A Marriage Made In Heaven by P J Francis A tale of revenge. [936 words]
A Beheaded Cart by Sam Vaknin My grandfather had one love: my grandmother. A ravishing, proud, raven-haired woman. A framed r... [1,508 words]

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The Friends
[1,416 words]
Lucy Midnight
[October 2004]
10 Wishes (Poetry) - [123 words] [Teenage]
A Walk With Terror (Short Stories) Dear Reader, This story is based upon a true event that happened to me. Although the names have been changes. There are a few stretches in the story, such as what happened at the mausoleum. But my b... [1,238 words] [Mystery]
Addict (Poetry) - [62 words] [Motivational]
Addicts, Sex, And Suicide (Poetry) ... [95 words] [Psychology]
Anything? (Poetry) - [44 words] [Romance]
Black Widow (Short Stories) Kayli, Becky, and Eddy are three sisters that lose their only living relative left. Kayli and Eddy both know where there going in life. They try to set Becky on the right trail by setting her up on a ... [3,096 words] [Crime]
Chaos (Poetry) - [68 words] [Romance]
Crush Or Love? (Poetry) - [81 words] [Romance]
Four Years (Poetry) - [120 words] [Relationships]
Girls Vs. Boys (Short Stories) Madison and her boyfriend Scott break up and then he asks her to marry him and she declines. She goes off to college and meets a new guy. He says that Scott killed his little sister but in reality he ... [2,015 words] [Humor]
Happens All The Time (Non-Fiction) - [530 words] [Mind]
I Love... (Poetry) - [67 words] [Romance]
I Never Thought (Poetry) - [48 words] [Relationships]
I Think... (Poetry) - [52 words] [Romance]
It Happens (Short Stories) - [1,634 words] [Relationships]
Lies Within An Honest Creature (Poetry) - [72 words] [Relationships]
Love Of The Mountains Or So They Thought (Short Stories) ... [1,335 words] [Humor]
Love Or Hate (Poetry) - [112 words] [Romance]
Mind (Poetry) - [38 words] [Mind]
Object (Poetry) I wrote this piece on the way home on the bus. I'd also like to dedicate it 3 guys in my life that treated me more like an object than a person. [49 words] [Romance]
One Step At A Time (Poetry) - [56 words] [Relationships]
Room 86b (Short Stories) ... [2,284 words] [Crime]
Rumbles N' Fights (Poetry) - [98 words] [Humor]
Soft Touch And Tender Kisses (Poetry) - [68 words]
Tangles Of My Heart (Poetry) - [61 words] [Romance]
Te Quiero (Short Stories) Hannah and her boyfriend Cody are getting serious when Hannah learns that Cody has cancer. [1,108 words] [Romance]
The Creature Within (Poetry) - [62 words] [Fantasy]
The Forces Between (Short Stories) ... [977 words] [Humor]
The Sucidal Games (Short Stories) Internet Relations. [1,029 words] [Crime]
The Unwanted (Short Stories) Campfire Tales. [2,159 words] [Relationships]
What Happens (Poetry) Hurt feelings, Lost loved ones, etc. [88 words] [Teenage]
What Happens All The Time (Non-Fiction) This is kind of a teens point of view. [530 words] [Mind]
What He Means To Me (Poetry) - [99 words] [Relationships]
What If I... (Short Stories) Campfire Tales. [1,076 words] [Mystery]
What You Took For Granted (Poetry) - [33 words] [Teenage]
When I... (Poetry) - [46 words] [Romance]
Why Must You (Short Stories) - [1,593 words] [Crime]
The Friends
Lucy Midnight

A rainy day in May 4 friends are driving. Brian, the driver, notices a cute little bunny in the road so he chooses to go 100 meters off the road to dodge it. Only thing is he gets stuck in the mud. "I thought you said the Ranger could pull through", said a sarcastic Bekah. "Shut up and help me push", said an angry Brian. "Hey you two in the back get your scrony... fine... firm...". Bekah gives Brian a hard look and says, "Makayla, Ericka, get out here". "No!", they say at the same time. Noticing that they begin to giggle uncontrollably. "Push really hard Bekah. And try not to strain your back. Because we both know you�ll need it for...". Once again Bekah gives Brian a hard look. "I don�t think we�ll be able to get the Ranger out. So lets walk back and see if we can find a phone". "Coming", Makayla screams from the back of the Ranger. "Oh so you won�t... I see what you�re doing", Brian says noticeably intrigued. "Calm yourself...stiffness", Ericka says pointing down. Brian turns blood red in embarrassment and turns away. "Let�s go-. Brian was there a mansion up there a few minutes ago?", a confused Bekah says. "No. Why?", Brian says still turned away. "Cause there is now", Ericka screams. This causes Makayla to scream. Ericka then begins screaming too. They join hands and start screaming while going in circles. While this is going on Brian puts his hand on Bekah�s shoulder and says, "I guess we�re the only sane ones. Wanna go do something"? Brian winks and smiles. "Brian, get off me. Makayla, Ericka come on you can do that later". The four friends head toward the mansion. Once at the mansion Makayla begins banging on the door as if it were an assailant. "Makayla don�t over kill the door. Just go in. Then un-... and go to the...", Brian said stopping himself. "Brian think like a girl for once," Ericka said noticing his stiffness again. Once inside the mansion Makayla and Ericka run off. Brian and Bekah search for an unlocked room. they find one and go into it. Once in the room Brian says, "darn no bed. Oh well". Brian pushes Bekah against the wall. He begins kissing her neck and lips. Bekah knees Brian where it counts. Brian screamed like a little girl. He fell to the floor and noticed there was writing on the wall. It read: �Collect all the people you entered the mansion with and go in to the door to your right. It�s a closet. Change your clothes and get comfy.� "I got Ericka", Bekah said before Brian could say anything. "Fine I got Makayla". When Bekah found Ericka she was topless. And when Brian found Makayla she was naked. Of course Brian was intrigued. He tried to have sex with Makayla but she used 1.95 pounds of pressure and Brian screamed. Makayla ran to Bekah. "BRIAN KEITH MILLER JR! WHAT DID YOU DO TO POOR MAKAYLA?", Bekah screamed. Bekah goes and grabs Brian and drags him into the closet where Makayla and Ericka are waiting. Brian first picks out a Majors formal uniform. All three girls look at each other and then turn to Brian and shack their heads. Then Makayla found a cute little pink dress. She runs out of the closet and throws it on. Ericka finds a camo skirt and white button up shirt. She throws it on and runs from the closet. Bekah finds a basic cadet uniform. Bekah hands Brian one too. "So we�re going to play army are we?", Brian says with a slight smirk. Bekah rolls her eyes. She grabs Brian and pulls him to the main part of the mansion. Bekah and Brian proceed up the stairs. On the wall, written in red ink, is a message. It reads: �You must hide and get out of the mansion before it blows up. It will blow up exactly 5 hours from the time you walked in the doors.� "That was 5 minutes ago", Brian said looking at his watch. "So let�s go find a bedroom and get down and dirty. Don�t be shy baby. Come to your papa daddy." Bekah sucker punches Brian. Brian falls to the floor in pain. Bekah searches for a room to hide in. Bekah hears Brian scream so she turns to see Brian running at her. "What are you running from?", Bekah questions as Brian tackles her. "How did we end up like this", Brian says kissing Bekah and smiling. "Gee I wonder, maybe because you tackled me." "Is this the only way I�m going to ever be on top of you?" "Well let me think. Okay I�m done thinking. GET OFF OF ME!" "Now?" "Uh yeah", Bekah said rolling him off her. "So what were you running from?" "A GUY MONSTER MOLESTED ME!" "Oh really?", Bekah says trying not to laugh. Brian tries to grab Bekah�s hand to hold because he�s scared. But Bekah pulls it away and sticks it in her pocket. "Even better Bekah", Brian throws his hand in the pocket of Bekah�s pants and feels. Bekah smacks Brian. Suddenly Ericka pops out and screams, "Your it!� This causes Makayla to come from her hiding place screaming. She�s naked and covered in a red substance. Neither Brian nor Bekah could figure out if the substance was blood or ink or if was Makayla�s blood or someone else�s. Ericka runs after Makayla, which is running in circles, fifty feet away. Brian looks at them and thinks �That look like fun�. Bekah notices Brian starting to remove his pants and says, "Brian if you make one more move you�re staying with the insane." Brian stopped. Bekah went over to Makayla and picked her up since all the screaming caused her to fall over. Bekah, Brian, and Makayla all went downstairs and placed Makayla in the shower. Bekah washed her hands and went to find Ericka. When she found her, the guy monster was molesting her. "No!", Bekah screamed right when Ericka fell to the floor dead. Bekah runs downstairs to the shower room to find it empty. There�s no wet towel, no tracks, or any sign of Brian or Makayla. She fears for the worst. Bekah suddenly remembers the front door. So she runs up the stairs to the second floor. Down the long corridor where Ericka was killed. Only Ericka�s not there. All that is there is a message: �I got one victim now for the rest.� Bekah keeps running to the main stairs. There she finds Brian in a ball scared. "What happened to you?", Bekah asked Brian. "Makayla�s dead. I couldn�t get any of the red off her. Her last words were I love you Brian." "Ericka�s dead too", Bekah says with her head down. "Have you tried the front door?" "Yes, I also found this", Brian states holding up a note. It reads: �Try again. I built this house myself. Try any other doors than this one. There are 3 doors that lead to the outside. Only one of them in unlocked. When you find it you will find another note.� "Brian, get up we�re going door hunting." Brian stands up and follows Bekah down to where the shower room is. Bekah runs past the open shower room to the end of the hall. It has a note on the door. �You found it just exit and you�ll be free.� "Brian how long have we been inside here?" "Four hours and fifty-five minutes." "We have five minutes to get out." Bekah turns the doorknob and swings the door open. She grabs his hand and starts to run. Once they�re 100 feet from the house they see the Ranger. In the back seat of the Ranger is Makayla and Ericka. Once inside the Ranger Bekah turns to the back to find Doug, Jamie, and Brad instead of Makayla and Ericka. And in the drivers seat is Franklin, not Brian. "Where�s Brian, Makayla, and Ericka?", Bekah asked opening her eyes. "You fell asleep Bek", Franklin said kissing her softly. "Oh." Everyone in the car started laughing. "Besides why would they be here anyways? They hate you remember?", Jamie said from the back. "Darn it", Franklin said hitting the steering wheel. "What�s the matter sweetie?", a concerned Bekah asked. "The trucks stuck in the mud", Franklin said holding Bekah�s hand. "But not to worry there�s a house about 500 feet back that way."



"BEKAH??? umm good story mystery person..." -- Ericka .


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