"Don't you know that violence is an expression of an unmet need?" he said with a smile. She wanted to punch him in the face.
Instead, Crystal balled up her first and hit the pack a couple of times. She stopped when her breathing became rapid.
"You feel better?" he asked.
"A little. What unmet need do you think I am harboring." Her voice softened.
"You are mad at your father for leaving you and your mother, at least from what I have gathered."
"He was a lazy fuck and a drunk. My mother left him." Crystal was getting red in the face again.
"Has she told you the whole story?"
She tugged at her straps. What does he mean the whole story? Of course, she has told me the whole story. My mother would never lie to me about such a thing.
Crystal thought about the day he and her mother fought, the last time she saw him. My father was a college drop-out who worked graveyard shifts on the docks. Since there was nothing better for him to do, so he claimed, he would drink. When he got home, he'd drink, fuck, and go to bed. All his money went to drinking while mother worked to put food on the table and keep a roof over our heads. What would she have to hide?
Yes, I can see that. I have to start correcting her behavior. Chuck watched her face contort in all sorts of directions.
Chuck finished strapping himself with the parachute harnesses. After that, he moved over to Crystal, checking that all the buckles were fastened and belts were tight.
Crystal anxiously stands, waiting for some sarcastic comment to come out of his mouth. The letters she would write to herself flooded her memories. What was mom hiding? Was she hiding anything about my father?
Chuck motioned with his hand it was time to jump. The back of the plane opened and they were out before the door had fully opened.
They landed on the intended building, their landing was quiet. They unraveled themselves from their packs and head for the door that led into the compound.
Rain and lightning put an end to this idea when they touched the door. It came seemly out of nowhere and all the sudden. Shocked backward after touching the doorknob, Chuck hit Crystal's body. They skidded across the ground. Sirens sounded.
Out of the door came fifty men, encircling them. They had to fight or risk being a captive, which would lead to their death.
Chuck was happy she was still angry from their talk in the plane. They both grabbed their sidearms and opened fire, taking out six each with headshots.
Chuck grabbed his blade and began hacking at the men who came at him.
A man grabbed Crystal with both arms while another hit her in the stomach repeatedly. She went down as the air left her lungs.
Chuck got clocked in the side of the head by a baseball bat. The last thing he felt was the prick of a needle in his neck. The lights went out after that.
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twenty-four hour short story - You gotta be quick to get this one posted in time. He posts the contest on Sunday (usually) and ends it about 48 hours later. This contest has a 2000 word limit.
Finish the Story Contest - The contest begins on Wednesday (usually) and end 5 days later. This contest will test your write skills with something a little different each week. Pletty of time to write something around the 500 word mark.
Random Games - Yes, random. She will put this contest out on Thursdays (usually) and end it after post pay out (usually). This is challenging because you don't know what you are going to get.
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My Completed Freewriting prompts:
|Ongoing Stories||Numbered in Order of Story's Progression|
|Detective Story||#1 Trolley #2 Flea #3 Awakening|
|Suspense/Horror||#1 Late #2 Banana #3 Paper #4 Tree #5 5 #6 Home Alone #7 Doctor’s Office|
|The Stall||#1 Medium #2 The Stall #3 The Stall #4 Mice #5 Detective #6 Homeless #7 Eyebrows #8 40 Percent Off #9 One Year #10 The Stall|
|Church||#1 Church #2 Ornate #3 Chips #4 State|
|Butterfly||1. Old Maid 2. Pitiful 3. Headache 4. coffee 5. Three Grapes 6. Helicopter 7.Helpless 8. Overslept 9. Smooth as Silk|
|Dragon Breath||1. Dragon Breath 2. Death on the Table 3. Washcloths|
|The Attic||1. The Attic 2. The Four Corners 3. Small Package|
|Damaged Goods||1. Well-being 2. Orange Blossom 3. Freedom of Personal Power|
|#52 Caterpillar||#85 Wildflower||Hardboiled Minds||Grief||Eat This Apple|
|Towels||See You on the Other Side||Tears||Light||Mask|
|We-writes (collaborations with community members)|
|Monster||Eagle Scout 1st Entry: 2nd Entry: 3rd Entry||Smooth as Silk||Torment of the Light Bulb|
|Pull the Plug||Death on the Table||The Farm House|