A great short story to celebrate Nicholas’s 1000th post!
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
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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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 🙂
Sometimes it’s fun to go dark. 🙂
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