In for the Rain: Short Stories, The Withered Flower

“You poor thing.” The young woman stared, “Trampled into the ground with a vicious might.” She stared at the flower. Its petal tarnished as the stem bends. The woman picked up the petals. She clutched them tightly. War ravaged this land. As the villager returned to the wreckage. They all cried. “We did not deserve […]

In for the Rain: Short Stories, The Swordsmith

The sound of metal rang across the sky. The swordsmith worked meticulously pounding at the metal. He enjoyed the ringing of the sword. He was at peace when he worked. He wiped his brow as the sword came along. “Excuse me sir.” He turned so suddenly that the young woman jumped. “What are you doing […]

In for the Rain: Short Stories, The Mirage that Holds Us

How did this happen? What did I do? Panic had overwhelmed the young woman as she was being escorted by guards. There are so many of the too and I can see a woman walking in front of them. Is she the princess? They walked for a while clearly headed out of town. Minnea looked […]

In for the Rain: Short Stories, Serenity under the moonlight

He sat there staring high into the moonlit sky. The night was clam and the serenade of cricket and frogs resounded around him. Every now and then he’d glance around to see the fireflies moving about.  It’s almost about that time again. He thought to himself as he shifted position on the bench he occupied. […]

In for the Rain: Short Stories, Dear Love, Sincerely Me

Dear Diary: Each day that passes her face appears in my mind more often. A funny feeling rises in my chest and I can’t help but smile. Is it love? Perhaps. I know this feeling is strange, but love feels too strong a word. While I do enjoy the feeling; a feeling a fear comes […]

In for the Rain: Short Stories, Adventure of Lockert Barnes

      It’s been hours since Lockert and his men landed on this island, this island of darkness and destruction. They have been in search for treasure in a long and morose forest. Trudging step by step as birds eerily chirped all around, they find themselves slowly being engulfed in this endless maze. Drawing nearer to […]

In for the Rain: Short Stories, The White Lilies of the Lake

She sat on the edge of the lake. Her reflection staring back as intently as she was. She sighed as the wind rippled across her reflection in the lake. Unaware of the eyes on her from above she brushed her hands across her face. “Do you aim to go in after yourself, girl?” Startled she […]