“Archie!” called Pete, “At least take your chocolate milk with you; it’s just the way you like it too!” Continue reading The Psychotherapist | Bruhad Dave
His neighbour informed him that there were still people trapped inside. Hector ran all the way to the flaming house. Continue reading Into Death’s Embrace | Bruhad Dave
At forty-two years, seven months and three days, you would’ve been able to tell that he was forty-two years, seven months old: the three days could be granted to you as an acceptable margin of error. He had never much liked hide and seek, but he soon knew he must play it, play it with the ultimate seeker, Time. Continue reading Hiding | Bruhad Dave
Man and Woman accepted the Greed graciously and put it with their own portions, in their minds. The animals later discovered that they were stuck in their new shapes and they would need food to live happily ever after. However they no longer took more than they needed for themselves. They became not- greedy. ‘Not-greedy’ is not a real word. But it means ‘content’ which is a real word and which means being happy with what you have.
The first character of the grand play made his sufficiently grand entrance. It was a huge, and I mean huge, swordfish. His tail fins splayed as far as the wingspan of a small aeroplane, he writhed in the sky. His impressive dorsal fin quivered and undulated as he swam and his formidable and sharp snout waved this way and that as he searched for his quarry. Continue reading A Battle Far Above| Bruhad Dave
Simon was in the CIA. But his job was even more secretive than what was usual for the Agency. He was their inside man in Area 51. The fabled, and much fictionalised zone where aliens were supposedly studied by the government, was where Simon spent his days working his fingers off. He was a record-keeper with the highest level security clearance, meaning that he could note all observations and occurrences without exceptions…. Continue reading Nightmares|Bruhad Dave
While Paul kept the door ajar with his foot, Susie slipped inside. Paul took his foot away, and watched as the door swung shut. But it didn’t quite close properly, it hadn’t swung to with enough force…. Continue reading Don’t Keep the Door Open|Bruhad Dave
The apple pie, incidentally, was banned by Mechano-Judge Mark twenty-three (codename Mark six-eighty-two-minus-six-seventy-nine). This had occurred after it had heard an apple testify the horrible amount of chopping done to other apples and the disgusting amount of cinnamon used, “Doing which,” the judge had said, “was a heinous crime in itself!”