• Short Stories

    On Edge

    I just got off work at the grocery store nearby. It’s a boring job, but I guess it pays decently. Enough to at least make rent. Today I decided to walk to a lighthouse before I went to my apartment. It’s an okay apartment, I guess. There’s nothing special about it, but it’s a place to live for the time being. Someday I hope to get out of there, but that day is a long way from now. Might as well visit this lighthouse as I have nothing better to do. The few friends I do have are all busy tonight. That’s fine, I can enjoy some free time to…

  • Short Stories

    Fallout

    “Is everything ready, Luca?” my grandmother said to me. I was just finishing the last bit of packing that I needed to do. I had a red backpack with everything I wanted to bring with me. “Yes nana, everything is ready,” I said to her. I grabbed my backpack and walked down the hallway of my house. My grandmother stood in the living room with the two suitcases that carried our clothes and shoes. “The evacuation shuttle is here,” my grandmother said. “Grab your bag and let’s go.” We grabbed our suitcases and exited the house. A U.S. Department of Homeland Security seal was on the side of the bus.…