Gently, Keeto placed the pack into place. While it wasn't connected to the rest of the bomb, yet, the gel inside was unstable enough that it could still go off if mishandled.From behind him, someone yelled, "BOOM!"He screamed, almost dropping the pack. "Idiot!" he yelled, starting to rise for his chair. "You could have killed..." He stopped, mid-sentence, as a blaster was pressed to the base of his skull."Sit down, Keeto. Slowly." The voice was female, with the clipped tones of someone from…See More
by David Loewen originally published March 15, 2008 on Ficlets.com Again and again, his fists rained down. His victim was beaten to a bloody pulp, barely conscious, and most likely not even totally aware of what was happening anymore.Deep in the back of his mind, he knew what he was doing was wrong. He knew this would not get him the answer he so desperately…See More
This is a short story I wrote a few years ago on an unfortunately now dead site called Ficlets. The whole concept of Ficlets was to tell stories in 1,024 characters or less. Of course, some of us cheated and made the stories chapters in longer ones (my longest was a 50 part fantasy story). If you want to see more, all the stories from Ficlets are stored at the Ficlets Memorial. My stuff (the good, the bad, and the seriously ugly) is…See More
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Jesus blows off the second coming and a disgusted God lands in Hell, Michigan to fill in. Who could have known that God is really a hodge-podge of Jesse Ventura, Captain Hook, Quido Sarducci and Jerry Garcia. In this episode God, Mother Theresa and…