Free Story: Shh—the Baby’s Sleeping

A great short story to celebrate Nicholas’s 1000th post!

Nicholas C. Rossis

In April, I posted my thousandth post on this blog. To celebrate, I will share here all my short stories. Every couple of weeks, I’ll be posting one story from my celebrated Exciting Destinies series for you to enjoy. With over 30 stories so far, I hope you’ll have lots of fun in the coming months!

This week, it’s Shh—the Baby’s Sleeping from You’re In For A Ride. This is a darker story with what I hope is a nice twist in the end.

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Shh—the Baby’s Sleeping

Part 1: The Patient

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“He’s awake.”

I stir in my sleep, lost in unsettling dreams. There’s a fire. Ashes. Acrid smoke burning my throat. I moan, only half-awake. “Hmm?”

He nudges me again. “Come on, honey,” he says with a pleading voice. “It’s your turn. I went last time.”

My eyes flutter…

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About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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2 Responses to Free Story: Shh—the Baby’s Sleeping

  1. Thank you, Charles! I’m so glad you enjoyed the story. It’s darker than my usual fare, so I almost pulled it from the blog. I’m glad I didn’t in the end; people seem to respond to it 🙂


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