Category Archives: Themes

Every week/two weeks/month, we take a theme and create fictionthings around it. The favorite piece’s author/artist gets to decide the next theme.

Rapture: Beyond Thunderdome

By the time you read this, the world will have ended. Humanity will have fallen into chaos, demons will rise from the depths, and the Earth as you know it will be a forsaken wasteland where all manner of horror … Continue reading

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Questions, Prologue and Part 1

Here’s my entry to the Game Show challenge! Part of it, anyway. This is still a work in progress, but I figured one massive post will be too tiresome to read. Instead, I’ll be submitting several parts over the course … Continue reading

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“We’re more carny than most”

(previous entry here) Now: “Remember what I told you during your first interview with me?” “We’re about to die and you’re asking me that?! What the hell.” “No, seriously. You remember what I told you?” “…” “We’re more carny than … Continue reading

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Theme Prompt: Game shows

The game show is perhaps the one place someone can consciously face lady luck. When the stakes are at their highest, it takes its effect on people: it rewards, it robs, it mesmerizes. Even smart people are rendered dumb in … Continue reading

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To-do: Think of an awesome name ASAP

See, the goddamn Batman got it wrong. Insert mental fuckyeah fist pump GIF here people. Yes, I just had to use Frank Miller’s line for that. No disrespect meant, OK? Bats will always be my hero. But I figured Man … Continue reading

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Not the Time nor Place

Meg was usually very attentive in meetings. Especially meetings as big as this one. But right now she just can’t seem to sit still. She fiddled with her brown curls and shifted in her seat; the area between her legs … Continue reading

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Theme Prompt: It’s Lent; I’m Starving.

The title’s a misnomer – I don’t actually fast during Lent. I like to think that other forms of sacrifice are acceptable, too. I do know, however, a lot of people who do. It must be tough, swearing off meals … Continue reading

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