New Management

It wasn't closing time yet, but everyone paid their tab and got the fuck out of dodge when he walked through those doors. A grin spread across his face, so sinister made the bar girls cash out and leave their tips behind, slamming the door shut behind them. Music from the early 2000s played loudly … Continue reading New Management

It was another day in "paradise". The water for the shower was always the right amount of hot, as was her cup of coffee. She stared out the kitchen window, holding onto her cup, watching a flock of mourning doves strut across the street in the orange of the early morning sunrise. It was another … Continue reading

New Job

"Do you ever just wanna do something so…" I looked up the moment her mouth started to curl into a playful smirk as she continued her sentence. "…reckless?" she asked, almost in a whisper so that none of the customers could hear us. "How do you mean?" We were on our 15 minute "smoke break", … Continue reading New Job

The Dash

The alarms went off a good thirty seconds before the thick wall between the staff bathrooms and the safe exploded into a fine dust. Six people rushed into the room, packing duffle bags with cash, gold bars and expensive paperwork. One of them signaled that time was running out, so each grabbed two fistfuls of … Continue reading The Dash

10.2

"Oh, sweet little hungry baby... Tell me that this is my end..."Adira couldn't feel the baby chomping at her swollen belly. Her body was long dead but her soul still sat in the corpse, forced to roam the earth with no purpose.Her eyes couldn't move to face him, but she could hear her king sobbing. … Continue reading 10.2

10.1

"Your Highness, it has been three months since we have seen the Imperial Bride," an aide had whispered into his ear as he watched the screen on his desk flicker through channels, looking for any news about them. "They may actually be dead, Your Highness.""Bullshit," he murmured, the screen going black, his cool eyes looking … Continue reading 10.1