Date Night Face Off – Flash Frenzy Round 36 | The Angry Hourglass

Date nights are always the same. He sits. He mixes. He has incredible talent – just not enough. She looks over at him and knows she has won the last three hundred years of husband vs wife date night games. The hardest part is letting him come close, without making it obvious. She often considered …

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Hide-and-seek (2nd Place) – Flash Frenzy Round 34 | The Angry Hourglass

 …hide from the wooden hill, and the blunt edges of every step that I have been thrown down.…hide when he drinks, hide when he doesn’t, hide when I’m the object he kicks, punches and humiliates.…hide in the dark places in my head, for there are no places to hide in reality.…hide inside this house. I …

The Street Faerie of Kolkata – Flash Frenzy Round 33 | The Angry Hourglass

The Daemons watch from the surface. They gaze through the water of their fountains like it’s a deep ocean.They lust for flesh, and crave uninhibited violence. They long to consume the souls of the weak and vulnerable.They puncture the membrane separating the worlds. They are not interested in the clean water where the sharks play, …

The day a dog fell from the sky (2nd place) – Flash Frenzy Round 32 | The Angry Hourglass

The day a dog fell from the sky By Mark A. King @Making_Fiction 359 Words   Sputnik 2. November 3, 1957 Laika, has had many names. Kudryavka is was one, but there were others. She is young, yet has already lived two lives. Tightly restrained by chains, she can barely move in the container. She …

“The Ambulance Chaser” – Flash Frenzy Round 31 | The Angry Hourglass

“The Ambulance Chaser” by Mark A. King @Making_Fiction 358 Words The streets of London are paved in gold…or discarded kebab remnants, crushed super-strength cider cans and rat shit. My London is both of these things. This other London is something else. I walk along the Embankment. There are no cars. Bicycles rule this city. They …