Category Archives: Fiction

Five-Hundred Word Challenge 456: Looking for Something

Oh, behold! It is that thing that I was looking for. That is what one person said to another. Are you sure that that is what you were looking for? Why yes, it is. What is it? It is entropy! … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 454: Following the River

There was a forest, once upon a time. There was also a river. You’d follow this river to wherever it would lead, for if you were lost and needed to get away from the forest and out into the open, … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 453: Begin the Meeting

“We have to get to the meeting room. Now. “Now?” “Now.” “Okay then.” I got up and followed. Many of my comrades in the office were making their way there too. It was a small office of only about forty, … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 448: Singing and Dancing

Of course, there is always a way forward when you’re entangled in vines, but don’t let anyone tell you otherwise, lest you actually take the information on board and stop pointlessly struggling against said vines. Who knows? If you ignore … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 443: Stomping My Way Through the Hearts

Stomping my way through the hearts of all those around me. It’s an easy profession to take on board. It is wet outside, but the rain has subsided. However, there was a cry of thunder before when I was on … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 442: One Step at a Time

It was time. It was time to walk away and onto something new. Well, that’s what they thought in their minds. It could have been time for anything, as far as they were actually concerned. Instead of going through with … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 441: Work Mountain

Why is it so cold? Actually, that does not matter right now. What matters is getting to the top of the mountain of work, which is known as Work Mountain. It towers above us all, threatening to collapse on all … Continue reading

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