Tag Archives: control

Masks

She grew used to the masks, but she knew she should not. The avatars they were given were faceless. That was part of the design, they said, so you could more easily choose how to look. “You are not constrained … Continue reading

Posted in Horror Flash Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Animation – Fourteen

  Eventually I had to know. I now understood god and his wish for man to have free will in a manner I had previously not apprehended. Love is not love if it is coerced or forced. You must choose … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, Serial Horror Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Animation – Thirteen

Weeks passed, my heart trembling in his presence as though on the edge of a precipice. Was it wrong of me to read between the lines of his words, his gestures, to something more personal, more sweet, more tender? How … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, Serial Horror Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Animation – Nine

I gazed at the painting, then out to his form in the café. I looked back and forth and back and forth letting the truth emerge slowly, no matter how hubristic and impossible it seemed. What do they say – … Continue reading

Posted in Animation, Serial Horror Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Flavour of Spite – Seventeen

It is working, she can tell. She sees it in his trembling lips, his gentle touch as he comes to her for their next session. The tears in his eyes, the genuine distress he feels in the moment before he … Continue reading

Posted in Serial Horror Stories, The Flavour of Spite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Flavour of Spite – Ten

The yellow brick road is too bright too bright. The sky has a strange, doubled yellow glow, hurting the eyes. The rainbow is there, like she thought she heard someone say, and that’s calmer to look at. If she could … Continue reading

Posted in Serial Horror Stories, The Flavour of Spite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Flavour of Spite – Nine

  I placed the electrodes on either side of her perfectly skinned temples. I could see she was starting to realise what I mean by the journey, though she could not know it all yet, not really. Perhaps she has … Continue reading

Posted in Serial Horror Stories, The Flavour of Spite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Flavour of Spite – Eight

Violet was frightened it seemed, and that was not my intention. I had wanted our first real encounter, in her new home, to be one of explanation, but slowly growing appreciation, even the first brief buds of joy. I had … Continue reading

Posted in Serial Horror Stories, The Flavour of Spite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Flavour of Spite – Six

I am a creature of meticulous research. While it would be wonderful to woo my love in the conventional sense and gradually bring her to our home to be through the more normal rites of romantic passage, I am realistic … Continue reading

Posted in Serial Horror Stories, The Flavour of Spite | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flavour of Spite – Four

  A terrible night needs to be assuaged by pleasure. And now for me the greatest pleasure was a visit to my favourite patisserie. No longer just for the wonderful food, of which there was aplenty, but also in the … Continue reading

Posted in Serial Horror Stories, The Flavour of Spite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment