Tales from the Wasteland: Currency Problems

A heavy sigh leaves Marly? for the third time that day as she busies herself pulling dead leaves off lettuce. Courtney and Hector are lugging a large ambiguous animal corpse from the hunter exchange counter to the butchery. A few other food exchange employees busy themselves with other tasks. “Something the matter, Marly?” Courtney is … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Currency Problems

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Wednesday Prompt Smash: Lost in Time

A/N: Don't forget to check out Tim's writing. Prompt: Lost in Time Word Limit: 250 words “Where are we now?” Gribbald had been against time hopping from the day the invention was introduced, and that hadn’t changed now that his sister Lusha had forced him into partaking in a trial. “It says 2341,” There was … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Lost in Time

Tales from the Wasteland: Endless Bunnies

Of all the absurdities that Lyle had learnt to just accept as part of his life now in this post-apocalyptic wasteland the hardest to deal with was the rabbits. He didn’t have anything against rabbits, he just didn’t understand how they had survived the apocalypse, they and the gerbils were anomalies. It was absurd, how … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Endless Bunnies

Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Bug War

A/N: Tried a different take for this one, if it's not obvious the story is from an Ant's perspective. Check out Tim's work here. Prompt: The Bug War Word Limit: 242 words Elena was scared, the raids had been going on for weeks now. The tunnel systems were being flooded, trapping workers. And food rations … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: The Bug War

Tales from the Wasteland: Philosophy 101

“Ugh, Tabitha can we stop talking about all this philosophical bullshit and just do it already?” Tegan groans as he watches his spitfire girlfriend paces back and forth. “No, Tegan. We need to fully discuss this, I almost died the other day.” Her hands flail in the air erratically, “death by giant earthworm is a … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Philosophy 101

Saturday Word of the Day: Hypnopedia

*Hypnopedia: sleep learning. The people of Aurus 12 were highly intelligent, but also rather relaxed. Their rainbow coloured skin and big doe eyes attracted many a species’ gazes but their wits proved to be too much for anyone that tried to make them slaves. When Earthlings first came across the Aurisians they were instantly enamoured. … Continue reading Saturday Word of the Day: Hypnopedia

Tales from the Wasteland: Mayor of Survivortopolis

Stan’s whole world had been flipped upside down with one phone call… well technically the phone call was for Ricky, then the information in that phone call relayed to Stan. It’s not every day your assistant manager barges into your office and demands you lockdown the store immediately. Then again it’s not every day that … Continue reading Tales from the Wasteland: Mayor of Survivortopolis

Wednesday Prompt Smash: Always Forgetful

Prompt: Always Forgetful Word Limit: 290 words Danny had always been forgetful. He'd forget appointments, anniversaries and birthdays unless reminders were set. There had always been a knowing nod of acceptance when he arrived late for events or missed them entirely. It was simply his way, everyone knew he was Forgetful Danny. So it went … Continue reading Wednesday Prompt Smash: Always Forgetful