3thanguy7’s Acts of Violence

A daily writing journal
Created 18 Jul 2021
  • September 22 - She Kindly Stopped For Me
    23 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    She’s gorgeous. Even from well across the room, I can tell. She wears just a touch of makeup, just enough to emphasize features pretty enough to belong in an art museum. Her gown sits loosely on her t...
  • September 21 - A Crack
    22 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Deep underground, far deeper than most would ever dare to tread, lies an ancient and powerful machine. It’s a machine wrought from gritty sandstone and cold-forged steel, sparkling gemstones and intri...
  • September 18 - Service Charge
    19 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    There’s little quite as dull as the early morning hours of a dead-end fast food job. At least, Ezekiel thinks as much while he works the cashier’s station at two in the morning, and he’s entirely corr...
  • September 17 - Cartomancy
    18 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    “You seek your fate, boy?” “Y-yes. I need to know.” A beat. The First Draw: A Poor Decision. The Second Draw: An Untold Cost. The Third Draw: An Unseen Victory. “The cards speak, boy. Need you any cha...
  • September 16 - Rot
    17 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    At the edge of the city there stands a man. He had a name once long ago, but it’s long since rotted away, so let’s simply call him the Doctor. The Doctor stands there, hesitating, as if some long-pass...
  • September 15 - Tedium
    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    There’s a clock at the back of the room, directly behind my head. I can’t see it, but I can hear it. That infernal ticking, the humdrum sound of time passing for no reason, for no ultimate effect on t...
  • September 14 - Voyeur
    14 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Perched high above the churning chaos of the city, I vigilantly stand watch. Binoculars in hand, I sweep my eyes back and forth across the rows and rows of towering apartment buildings, looking for a ...
  • September 12 - Unusual
    13 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Two men sit on a bench by the side of the road, waiting for a bus perhaps. The man on the left is somewhat bedraggled, a messy mop of salt and pepper hair atop a tweed jacket, somewhat worse for wear....
  • September 11 - Masquerade
    12 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    The room is glorious, glittering, silvery and sparkling; the very picture of extravagant wealth spent on sheer luxury. Enormous crystal and gold chandeliers dance overhead, the smallest of drafts caus...
  • September 9 - Technomancer
    10 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Lyra stands there, bionic eyes focused on the door, shimmering sparks of power arcing across her fingers. Small circuits and wires float above her hand, reassembling themselves into small structures a...
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