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From Man to Man Pt 3.From Man to Man Pt 3. by D-E-M-Emrys
'Any coin's a coin.'
The pouch jingled as Draven shook it. It jingled with the voice of well-earned congratulations, but the voice was a whisper in a large hall. Draven shook the pouch again and this time its jingle sounded more like a rattle. Hollow, more so than an empty promise. He weighed the earnings in one hand. Too much pouch, not enough coin. The purse slumped in defeat.
'But is it enough coin?'
Fisting the pouch deep into his trews' pocket which hardly bulged Draven bowed from Splitter's Cross, slinking back to Hidann village in the evening haze. Hunched and weary, he rested on the axe-haft with each left step, leaning on it like an old man and his walking stick.
The other fellers sidled past without so much as a backwards glance. They counted their coins as if it were a king's ransom, boasting proudly
When Love Saves a Life Chapter 5Buzz snapped on his helmet and pivoted around the flames. The firemen were searching for the family cat as he avoided being seen under their noses.When Love Saves a Life Chapter 5 by UPlover
His helmet was getting fogged up, but he didn't let that stop him. He needed to find Jessie before the fire found her.
The couch was already up in flames.
No, there was no way she was dead. Jessie had to have escaped when she had the chance.
Suddenly a leg to the coffee table snapped and before Buzz was hit he jumped out of the way nearly coming in contact with the fire.
He had to find Jessie and fast. This was no place for a toy to be.
There was no place for Jessie to escape to. All her strength was leaving her. The smoke was getting thicker and she knew the flames would be here any minute.
Jessie stumbled to her feet and trudged through the room only to slip over a piece of paper.
The ribbon Buzz had earlier was glued to it.
"'My Beautiful Star'" was written on it.
Jessie could barely make out the rest when smoke was causing h
No Cure For Love Chapter 1For the first time in a month Woody lifted his boot and there was his name. How was he doing out in the world? This question filled his head each day as he tried to look like the tough leader he always was.No Cure For Love Chapter 1 by UPlover
The leaves slowly fell from the trees meaning that summer was coming to an end. It was funny how the world changed and yet they stayed the same.
Andy's toys lives changed and from what Woody could tell everybody was happy. The other toys accepted them as family and treated one another fairly.
He climbed up on the windowsill and did his routinely observation around the room. Bullseye and Buttercup raced around the room, The Potato Head's were enjoying their time with their adopted children, and Rex and Trixie were once again playing a computer game.
And then there was Buzz and Jessie.
They just sat on the bed talking and laughing. He remembered how Buzz couldn't even talk to Jessie without stuttering. He remembered them saying it was the incinerator that brought them closer.
When Love Saves a Life Chapter 4The toys were placed into two baskets outside the firetruck and before they knew it Bonnie and her parents arrived.When Love Saves a Life Chapter 4 by UPlover
They never saw the family look so heartbroken at what they saw if their house. The little girl ran to her toys, hugging them making them all feel better.
"Bonnie, stay with us. You can pick up your toys later." Her mother said picking her daughter up into her arms. She didn't want to lose sight of her.
"Wait, where's Jessie?"
As soon as they were alone the toys looked all around each basket trying to see if they could see the red haired doll.
"Jessie, where is she?!" Woody asked in a panic. How could he not have noticed she was missing?
"She isn't still downstairs is she?" Mrs. Potato Head asked.
"What do you mean she went downstairs?" Buzz asked becoming even more panicked.
"Jessie was fed up that you kept putting her down. The last time I saw her she walked out the door."
Buzz stared at the flames which glowed through the windows. Was she still in the living room or had
Frinedship Never Dies Act 2 Scene 1ACT 2Frinedship Never Dies Act 2 Scene 1 by UPlover
SCENE 1: The Gang’s Apartment
The curtain opens revealing the set of an apartment. There is a downstairs area with a couch. A ton of trash such as bottles, cigarette butts, ash trays and all kinds of other trash are scattered around the room. There is also a second floor with stairs that lead up to it. On this level is a window. To the left, attached to the apartment set is a hallway that leads into the wings on SR. It has been ten years since GARY has been living with the gang. BARKER, now 29, SHEILA, now 27, RAJ, DREW and LUCAS, 20’s, are downstairs smoking and playing poker. GARY, now 25, is on the second floor looking out the window.
You owe me one hundred dollars Drew!
Are you kidding me where am I going to find that kind of money?
Steal it from your Mama’s purse.
Either that or you could steal it from Barker’s father.
My father’s money is for mortgage for this apartment, food or any emergencies. You don’t need
An Apple A Day (Warning: Death)A year ago the world was overpopulated.An Apple A Day (Warning: Death) by tophtheblindbandit
Places that had previously only contained a small amount of people at a time had become so full it was difficult to go a few feet without needing to push past someone.
If you lived in one of the more populated areas you may have needed to sleep standing up, surrounded by strangers as everyone you knew had been swept away in the crowd.
Places that had once been completely deserted had suddenly gained a population. People moving to burning hot deserts and icy cold Antarctica to escape the mob of people continuing to grow.
Then a month ago it stopped.
The population started slowly decreasing.
People started dropping dead in the street.
Everyone is dying and people are calling it a miracle.
Does no-one else notice the strangeness of this situation?
A helicopter appears in the sky, apples falling from it like hundreds of tiny bombs.
Each member of the crowd grabbing one fruit each. After a few weeks of the helicopters visits everyone quickly learned n
How to be a ninja(A/N: This story was made up on spot with randomly made and named characters. Characters may be based off of real people or named after real people I know. Please do NOT think this is canon for any story of that exists now or may exist in the future. Thank you. Enjoy.)How to be a ninja by PandaGirlRead
"YEAHHHH!!! I'm a NINJA!" Alexia cheered bouncing around me. Ninja? Where did that come from? "A ninja? So, you can, like, climb walls and stuff?" I asked. "Hell yeah, I can! Come on, Victoria! I'll prove to you!" she said sprinting to a nearby building. A rather tall building, at that. "Alright, then. Prove it." I said walking over to her. This was going to be good. "Time me okay?" She asked. "Okay." "Okay, then! Ready.. set.. GO!!" she cheered as she... disappeared? "Alex?" I asked, turning around in a full circle to see where she went. "Okay, Alexia! I get it! You can come come back now!" I said, raising my voice a bit so she would be able to hear me. "Victoria.." I heard someone whisper fr
Heart of Fire"Come on! You know I'm scared of ghosts!" I whimpered, diving behind my beautiful girlfriend, Julissa, in fear. "Oh, you're such a wimp Mike!" she said, pulling me away from her. No! Who will protect me now? "Well, it's not my fault i've been able to see spirits since I was born!" I exclaimed, standing up straight and dusting off my jacket. Well, it wasn't entirely false. I have been able to see ghosts since I was little. She knows this, too! I just don't see why she has to rub it in my face all the time.. That would explain why I'm such a coward.. "Right, I forgot about that.. Sorry.." she said, giving me a small peck on the check. Okay, now I remember why we started dating.Heart of Fire by PandaGirlRead
"Oh my god we're gonna die!!!" I screamed, wrapping my arms around Julissa. Oh great. When I said that it sounded like I was going through puberty all over again.. "No we're not!.. I think.. I think we're okay." she said, peeking around the corner of the wall. I
To Live, To Die (2)Well, I guess they were right. This was a good spot to set up. We have plenty of food, plenty of space, and with the river nearby, a good water supply. It helps that Russel, being the genius he is, came up with the awesome idea of a water purifier. It makes it seem like this is just child's play to our group. "Hey, Mikey. You okay?" I heard somebody say from behind me. I slightly looked behind me to see who it was. Of course, it was Eric. "Hm? Yeah, I was just thinking." I smiled at him. "Cool. So, you ready for our shift?" He asked me, grabbing his hunting rifle from his tent. "Sure. Who's taking care of Samantha today?" I asked him, standing up. "I got Elizabeth to take care of her again." He said. Wow, he really trusts the new girl doesn't he? I can't blame him, she's been taking care of her little brother alone even before this whole zombie apocalypse thing happened, so she doesn't seem to mind much. "Alright, then. Let's go." I said, walking towards the nearby forest. EricTo Live, To Die (2) by PandaGirlRead
The EarthBlood Amulet #1The city swallowed the strangers whole.The EarthBlood Amulet #1 by SnappyIrides
They stood 'twixt buildings that soared into the depths of the night sky, girded with lurid, flashing lights. A welcome sign hovered over their heads, translucent as a ghost: “Welcome to Midekah — the place where magic happens!” One of the trio snorted a laugh at the irony — nothing could be further from the truth.
“There they are, girls,” Aunt Lieko said scornfully. “There is the humans’ nest, festering in their arrogance and flashy machinery.”
She glanced at her two nieces standing on the footpath, staring wide-eyed at the artificial monstrosity. Kyrie was swarthy, with tumbling black locks of raven-black hair, where Aldora was fair, with skin that almost glowed in the fluorescent light of the city. They both looked up at her and nodded slowly, the same question mirrored in their startling violet eyes: why did father send us here?
Aunt Lieko gestured them forward; she had no satisfac
A World for Us- Ch. 1 P. 4 (Chapter 1 Finale)I quickly ran down the stairs in effort to stop Vanessa from hitting Zachary again. It didn't help that Zach got hurt easily, either.. Ha, I remember the one day she knocked him out. Didn't think it was possible for V to hurt anybody until that day.. I quickly opened the door without hesitation and grabbed V by the wrist to stop her from hitting Zachary again. Zach sighed. "Thanks, Autumn." He said, checking his arms and face for bruises. As far as I could tell, he didn't have any. I looked away from him, now turning my full attention to Vanessa.A World for Us- Ch. 1 P. 4 (Chapter 1 Finale) by PandaGirlRead
As soon as I did that, she tried her best to give me her most innocent smile. That won't work on me this time, Vanessa. "Vanessa.." I sighed. "What happened this time?" I asked with my usual 'bored' face. I don't try to look bored, it's just the way my face naturally looks. "Well, he was making fun of me because I've never had a boyfriend before!" She complained... Really? That's why she was hitting him? I didn't say anyth
A World for Us - Chapter 1 Part 3 "Woooaaaah.." I heard from behind me. As soon as I heard that, I whipped around, and with the click of a button, the portal deactivated. "Hey, calm down, sis! It's just me!" Oh thank Ferg.. It's just Tyler.. "How many times have I told you not to come into my room?" I asked, trying my best to stay calm.. It wasn't working very well.. "As many times as I've come in here." He responded. Nice one, little bro.. I've taught him well. "Sorry Autumn, it's just that I was wondering why you're door was open." He said, pointing a thumb at my bedroom door. "My door was open?" I wondered aloud. I swear I closed it.. "Yeah.. you didn't open it?" "N-no.. I closed it when I came in here.." I said, a bit confused. Actually, really confused. How could my door just open out of nowhere? Did Tyler open it? I don't think he did.. He knows better..A World for Us - Chapter 1 Part 3 by PandaGirlRead
"So, what's up with the portal?" Tyler finally asked me after a while. "Oh, I just forgot my sweatshirt
A World for Us - Chapter 1 Part 2I hope he isn't mad.. Zachary doesn't get mad easily, right? I don't.. I don't think he does.. Kaint! How could I forget about him walking home with Vanessa and I? I'm pretty sure he doesn't care.. Now- what was I doing? Oh, right. I'm still walking home aren't I? I probably look like such a stalker 'cause I'm still standing in front of Vee's house... I should probably go home now..A World for Us - Chapter 1 Part 2 by PandaGirlRead
Luckily, it takes me less than a minute to get to my own house, considering it's just next door of Vanessa's. Just before walking inside, I stop to admire the beautiful, different colored flowers that my step-father had planted. Uh, I hate him so much.. I just want my dad back... "Autumn!" I heard somebody call out. I'd recognize that voice anywhere. "Hey, Tyler." I greet my younger brother with a smile as he runs up to me. "How was school?" I asked him. He shook my hand off of his head as I playfully messed it up. "It was as awesome as usual!" He cheered with
SchoolIt’s like I’m trapped within a cageSchool by tophtheblindbandit
The synchronized turning of every page
Being forced to stand on a stage
These people all fill me with rage
“I could easily destroy this place
To find me they would have to chase
I could turn the walls into rubble-”
OH SH-! They heard me! Now I’m in trouble!
The class writing about a book we read
As another part of my soul drops dead
But I’m too distracted by the clocks tick
“Mum I can’t go today, I’m sick…
People might arguePeople might arguePeople might argue by Kiri-The-Wolf
that the world wide web causes people to no longer care
but who are they to judge
when they haven't stayed up all night
desperately trying to convince a stranger out of suicide?
Fingers frantically flying across the keys
hoping somehow to make a difference
People might argue
that it closes you off
but who are they to judge
when sometimes the only place people can find
is on a screen
where they cannot be judged by their appearance
People might argue
that it is evil
full of hate
But they do not realize
sometimes the hate
is still there
when the screen is turned off
Pyramid of PainIts not something you'd write ballads aboutPyramid of Pain by SnappyIrides
Or something that will rouse a crowd
Just a little pyramid of pain
Sitting on my heart
And cries disregarded,
Not something you would think about
Or tout as profound.
Spout all the truisms you wish
The 'I told you so's and reprimands
It does not make you wise
It does not you smart
All I've got is my guts and my heart.
Intangible arms against the world
Wield all the emotional blackmail you wish
All the empty threats and self-righteous anger
That kind of bait won't catch you any fish
Spout all of the excuses you need,
Stoic denials to my pleas
All the words I've heard before
All the cliches and false proverbs
They are all flimsy shields against myopic foresight,
A crooked rudder in treacherous seas
How can you be so blind?
How can you be so ignorant?
Can you not see,
Sitting on my heart
This little pyramid of pain?
Why won't it just go away?
Words MisconstruedCan I sayWords Misconstrued by SnappyIrides
“I love you”
Without my words
I speak not of grand declarations
Loyalty for life, affection unconditional
I try not to make a loud proclamation
…to burn down a city
…to sweep away the despair
…to drive away the cold
Can I say
“I love you”
Without my words
This is a voice that whispers
Quieter than the winter wind
It tells a tale of humble cast
It is the tale of
… the spark of a smile
…the love in a laugh
…a peaceful moment shared
… an hour, a day, gone too fast
Can I say
“I love you”
Without my words
This is not the love of
Wordsworth, Keats, or Shakespeare
Though the words are the same,
And the sentiment is there,
Mine is something smaller:
To say that I care.
The Orange and The PigWhen Carrie met AlexThe Orange and The Pig by Stars-Bread99
She was limping
And hurting more than her
Pulsing mind could understand.
And she saw him
And her immediate thought
Was to throw herself on him,
She could close her eyes and
Think of Momma when he hugged her.
And she vocalized all of this
Stretching out her blood stained arms
Towards his tall, suited form,
Which would of course become externally
When his mind caught her undeniable satellite signal.
When Alex met Carrie
And her distress
Spilled through the street
Like a tidal wave.
And she fell into his arms,
And the blood caused his stomach
To lurch out against his skin
And she said
'Please I'm dying'
In this Southern U. S. type goloss.
And Alex was very confused,
But being the horrorshow young man
He was so painfully forced to be,
He knew he had to help.
And while he carried her
Through the streets going
Bog knows where,
His agitated mind reminded him of
My friend an
Kyle's PoemIn the middle of nowhere,Kyle's Poem by iClaireCreations
Under the pile of dead roses,
Lies the human who has recarnated
Into a boy's body.
An angel is calling him.
"Kayla," it echoes, "would you like to return to your old life?"
The boy stands up with pride and takes a moment to think.
Until he screams in pure joy, "I am KYLE"
Asylum. 1I'll bet father can't hurt me in here, Thought Ezekiel.Asylum. 1 by DemonLurch
A number of male and female nurses on duty approached him cautiously, smiling big fake smiles, as if on their guard in the event that he might try to get feisty. They made a note of his initial appearance in full detail, from the once snowy white pajamas that he had failed to remove for two days now, his long greasy reddish-purple hair that hung outward in swollen strings, to the holey gray socks on his feet.
Nurse Grimes and an unnamed dark skinned male nurse led him to the restroom where they bathed him and he received a new wardrobe. Like all the other patients, he was dressed in a loose light apricot cotton shirt and cornflower blue sweatpants.
They took him out to the main hall were Nurse Grimes asked him what medications he was on while he was on the lower levels of the building. He told her that he couldn't remember their names. She let out an irritated sigh; she had made a living out of dealing with patients like him and a
Asylum"How do you feel today, Ezekiel?" a nurse asked with a smile while holding her pen to a clipboard that was cradled in the hook of her arm, anticipating the response of the troubled youth.Asylum by DemonLurch
Ezekiel was reed thin and had been in deep thought before the nurse came into his room; his long messy puce colored hair rested on his shoulders and caused his vermilion eyes to pop. He bore a skull tattoo on his left forearm, signifying the death of the innocence of his youth and trust betrayed long ago even before his family put him in this wrenched institution.
He was sitting in his favorite chair that he had positioned to always face the window. He had a pleasant view of the local restaurants surrounding the building that he had been held prisoner in for the past year and a half. He was still dressed in his white pajamas and chocolate-brown robe despite it being the afternoon. He put down his journal and did the nurse the courtesy of facing her as he spoke. "How do I feel?...I kinda feel like kick
Sleep Among DemonsIn utter despair,Sleep Among Demons by LearningEverMore
I am amazed
my broken fingers
have managed to
hold on with
to a once
but now throbbing
mess of a
has been aflame,
a single light
the sweet folds
of dark shadows
their perch in
as I sleep among
demons only I
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