Ding Dong BellThe bells of the church tower chimed proudly as the announced to the world that midnight had struck. Little Johnny Flynn’s cries would have been drowned out by the noise if it wasn't for the fact he was gagged, as he struggled to keep his head above the water. The full moon peered down the well shaft, her pale face mocking him as he attempted to scramble up the slimy walls and sliding back down like a spider being washed down a water pipe by a shower of rain. A silhouette appeared in amongst the moon’s gibe, it leaned over the edge and Johnny could make out the heavyset body of Tommy Stout. Tommy’s face looked grey and it wasn't just the light that made it so, his eyes were unpitying and his mouth a long line as if someone had cut across a watermelon with a scalpel.Ding Dong Bell6 months ago in Short Stories More Like This
“Do you understand now?” The boy asked, his viciously soft voice echoing down the well, “This is how it feels to suffer, like the animals you torture, it’s not nice is it?” Jo
My Niece Is AwesomeDuring the car ride to go see Rise of the Guardians...My Niece Is Awesome2 years ago in Personal More Like This
My Brother's Girlfriend: Did you know the kids can't watch Brave? They're scared of it.
Me: Really? You're scared of the bears?
My Niece: *nods*
My Brother's Girlfriend: And yet they watch Doctor Who and that's no problem!
My Brother: Yeah, people getting vaporized? Not a problem. Bears? Oh hell no.
Me: They watch Doctor Who?
My Niece: I love Doctor Who! *imitates a Dalek* Exterminate! Exterminate!
Me: That is, bar none, the greatest thing I've ever seen.
And thus, she and I imitated Daleks the entire car ride and even when we got to the theatre. Suddenly, I know the joys of being an auntie.
Oh yeah, and Rise of the Guardians was fantastic.