The Perfect PresentThe Perfect PresentThe Perfect Present2 days ago in Short Stories
“No need to pout like that,” my wife told me.
I blinked. “Huh? I wasn’t pouting…”
“Please,” Carmen said, a knowing smile exposing her cute, chipmunk teeth. “Your bottom lip was practically quivering.”
I tried to glare at her but, as always, it just didn’t work. She was so damn beautiful. She was as tall as me, dark hair framing a youthful, playful face, all on top of a curvy figure. It wasn’t as curvy as I might have liked, I admitted to myself, but I still found her irresistible. I would kill to see her with another 40 pounds (or even another 140, or more…) but, even so, she was sexy enough as she was.
“I know you find my book clubs boring,” Carmen continued, “and I love you so much for sitting through them. I do appreciate it, I really do - especially on your birthday.” I made a no-big-deal gesture which she defiantly ignored. “Which is why I have a surprise
OC File 1 - RedName: Andrea GriffinOC File 1 - Red1 day ago in Short Stories
Occupation: Data Analyst
Featured in: "Something had to be done"
Weight: 115 Lbs
Likes: Herself, good food, her powers
Dislikes: Pretty much anyone who annoys her, which is pretty much everyone.
Bio: Red is the previously unnamed Narrator of "Something had to be done". A moderately successful woman and outwardly very friendly, most people would never guess that this small red-head harbored unbridled hostility towards most of the world or had an amazingly specific secret ability: namely that she can eat as much food as she likes and shunt off any excess calories, fullness, or even digestive issues off to anyone she happens to be concentrating on at the time. Not only has she used this strange power to vent her (often unwarranted) anger onto people she doesn't like, she's also used it to sabotage and even blackmail others.
Red comes from a large family, including several cousins and siblings who are notably girthsome, so it can be surmised t