Amy’s boyfriend never physically abuses her, but the emotional abuse is constant.
One night in the kitchen, Amy snaps after a relentless barrage of name-calling. She takes a long knife out of the holder and stabs him repeatedly.
Amy is in shock as she sees sparks coming from exposed wires.
Denny E. Marshall had had art, poetry, and fiction published, including recent fiction at 101 Words. See more at dennymarshall.com
Brad thought he might find tools or supplies in the old mine shaft. The last thing he expects is a cave in. Brad knows there are other exits miles away. After two long days Brad finds daylight.
Now if only he could get his ship fixed and get off Mars.
Denny E, Marshall had had art, poetry, and fiction published, including fiction in Black Petals #73, October 2015. See more at dennymarshall.com
Craig is fond of the saying, “Two heads are better than one.” As head of the personnel department, he would emphasize this to employees. Craig would say, “It’s all about teamwork, and two heads are better than one!”
A two-headed alien walked in one day and said, “Heard you’re hiring.”
Denny E. Marshall has had art, poetry, and fiction published, including fiction in Black Petals #73 in October 2015. See more at dennymarshall.com.
“The odds? Almost zero,” Captain Lu thought, an instant before he died.
The spaceship Quantum was in its tenth year of a twenty-year voyage searching for extraterrestrial life. Until then, there had been no problems on the journey.
Having a head-on collision with an Earth-bound alien spacecraft had seemed… unlikely.
Denny E, Marshall has had art, poetry, and fiction published, including fiction at 101 Words. See more at dennymarshall.com.
A loud noise wakes Gary up.
He is knocked unconscious.
He wakes again in a dark room with thick white prison bars on one side. The warm air reeks foully with a rotten stench.
He feels the floor moving, notices its moistness, and realizes the white prison bars are teeth.
Denny E, Marshall has had art, poetry, and fiction published, including cover art for Disturbed Digest
June 2015. See more at dennymarshall.com
Ed is fishing a few miles off the coast of Florida. Suddenly a U.F.O. appears above him.
A thin wire rope descends from the flying saucer and wraps around Ed and pulls him up.
Moments later, he is thrown back into the ocean as he hears someone say, “Too small.”
Denny E. Marshall has had art, poetry, and fiction published, some recently. See more dennymarshall.com