Fight TogetherTrembling hands gripped the newspaper as black eyes scanned the front page. Disbelief, fear and anger warred over the masculine face and the young revolutionary gripped the newspaper far harder than he needed to. His roving eyes came to a stop as he reached the end of the article, and for a moment, everything was still save the slight shiver still running through his arms. Then, in a burst of movement, he rose to his feet, rolled the newspaper up and turned towards the door. Scooping up the black, goggle-adorned top hat off the table on his way out, the young man made a beeline for the Leader's office.Fight Together4 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Anger caused his eyes to glitter with an odd light as he made his swift way through the halls of the base. The other revolutionaries took one look at his hard face and determined scowl and got out of his way quickly. Usually, they'd be calling out a greeting to the normally cheerful young man, but those who were foolish enough to ignore the tenseness in his muscles were quickly silenced
A New Revolutionary ch1 Dragon finally appeared on deck.A New Revolutionary ch14 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Where have you been?!" asked Ivankov urgently. Then his gaze fell upon his leader's left arm. "And what is that?!" He pointed towards the bloodstained bandage that covered his left forearm.
"I was watching the Tenryuubito event," Dragon replied. He tried to hide his injury inside his coat but Inazuma cut his bandages with his hand-scissors, revealing a long, deep gash.
"We have to treat that immediately," expressed Kuma with some concern, though it was always hard to tell how he felt. "Go to Marv so he can heal you."
Dragon sighed. "Fine, I was already heading there anyway." With that, he hid his arm and walked towards the doctor's room and office.
When his friends saw him walk back towards his own room, he had new bandages indeed, but he was also carrying five or six rolls of gauze, ethylic alcohol, and many sorts of painkillers. "What is that for?" asked Inazuma, but Dragon didn't answer, so
A New Revolutionary ch4 *timeskip: 1 year*A New Revolutionary ch44 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Sabo woke up early, so early it was still dark. Today was his first anniversary of joining the revolution, and so far he was only Dragon's assistant, though he was treated like his son. He had to try harder to become a commander. He picked up his pipewhich he found in one of the islands they had stopped at, because his own had been lost in the explosionand headed to the deck. He brought out the training dummies he had built out of scraps and placed them in strategic positions so that they simulated that he was surrounded by enemies. He started training.
Dragon was woken up by the sounds of a fight. He sat on his bed and continued to hear the noises coming from deck. He took his time to get dressed and headed towards the sounds with infinite patience. When he arrived, he said, "Good morning, Sabo." Someone was disarmed and a pipe shot up in the air in Dragon's direction. He was startled, but he still easily dodged it. "O
OP: The Dreaming StarA star, a star, a shooting star,OP: The Dreaming Star4 years ago in Drama More Like This
So bright against twilight sky.
The future lays so far ahead,
For today, let new dreams take flight.
Dreams of freedom.
Dreams of purpose.
Dreams of nakama.
A star, a star, a wishing star.
Say a silent prayer to Fate.
Hush clings to the sacred moment,
As three dreamers glimpse their dreams.
Every day they grow stronger.
Every day they grow closer.
Every day they step a bit further
Along the star-littered path to their dreams.
But the sun sets,
And shadow crawls over innocence.
Snuffing out the purest buds
In the most deserving chests.
A star, a star, a falling star.
A dream cast into darkness.
The future unwrites the writer
Before his journey could begin.
Time would pass.
Time would pause.
And then Time
A star, a star, a bursting star.
A dream burned itself to ash.
The future denies the hidden child,
Just as he learns to wish to live.
Alone, the last dreamer
Who had never glimpsed the star.
Memories only of those who passed,
Bink's Sake- EnglishYo-hohoho, Yo-hohoho,Bink's Sake- English6 years ago in Songs & Lyrics More Like This
Going to bring Bink's Sake!
Let the sea breeze lead the way!
On the waves all of our days
Across the salty deeps!
The sun above is floating high,
Painting circles in the sky.
Sea gulls sing and brass bells ring
Upon our floating home!
Say goodbye to all you know;
Head into the sun's warm glow.
Singing loud and singing proud,
We sail into the night!
Waves of gold and silver splash
Across the hull and mizzen mast.
We float on, all with a song,
To the ends of the sea!
Going to bring Bink's Sake,
A pirate's job for pirate's pay!
Like a stone, our boat skips on
And slices through the seas!
On clouds above we'll rest our head;
The rocking ship will be our bed.
On our flag the skull and dag-gers
Show we're to be feared!
If the waves dare dance too high,
If dark clouds obscure the sky,
Beat the drum and never run;
Live for that fateful dance!
If, in fear, you turn away,
You'll never see the break of day.
Skeleton Boy Saves His SkinO' Gather 'round, children. I'll tell you a taleSkeleton Boy Saves His Skin8 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
Of a skeleton boy who was bony and pale.
For the first act, our story is all fun and games
But at the end of part one, we see everything changes
We see Skeleton Boy's snatched by the prince of all darkness.
'Tis back to trickster mythology that this storyline harkens.
And so Skeleton Boy must get out of this fix
And find ways to outsmart all his captors with tricks
So prepare for fantastical mischief in:
Skeleton Boy Saves His Skin
by Thomas Boguszewski
Deep underground, there was a boy who was dead
Then out of the ground popped his skeleton head.
He pulled his dead body up through all the red stone
And sat, his head rattling, upon his old headstone.
Skeleton Boy wanted mischievous fun
So he took to his heels and had a good run.
Our hero was hungry, and he saw a big rabbit,
So he set up a trap in order to nab it.
Once the rabbit was caught, the boy made rabbit stew.
But since he was bones, it fell right on through.
Soon after tha
A New Revolutionary ch2 "That was a big explosion yesterday," one of the refugees said. "There was a kid on that boat, you know. We were close enough for me to see him."A New Revolutionary ch24 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"A kid?!" another replied, startled. His mind drifted towards a boy from Gray Terminal who once stole his money on the way home. "What did he look like? Did you see that?"
The man frowned. "Couldn't see much 'cause he was covered in a long coat and a top hat, probably the one we fished out of the water yesterday."
The other man paled. "You don't mean S-Sabo?"
"Sabo?!" many other refugees replied.
"Sabo?" said Dragon, who was listening on a nearby chair. Everyone turned to look at their leader. "Blonde kid with a chipped tooth and upturned nose?"
The refugees looked confused. "How do you know him so well?" one of them asked.
Dragon simply said, "He's in my room."
For a second the ship was quiet. Everybody, even Kuma looked surprise
Bliss - Chapter 1"But I thought ye wanted me to choose a husband!" Merida shouted at her father angrily.Bliss - Chapter 12 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
"Of course we do!" her father roared back. "But we thought ye'd choose one a the young lords, not some savage from the edge o' civilization!"
"HE IS NOT A SAVAGE!" Merida cried, rage making her voice shrill. "And I don't ever want to hear you call him that again!" Her eyes caught the light of the torches, blazing as brightly as her fiery hair. Her gaze was so intense that even Fergus shied away.
"Darling, we only want what's best for you," Elinor soothed. She stepped forward and smoothed her daughter's wild curls back from her face. "But honestly, this boy just isn't safe! I mean, his best friend is a dragon, for heaven's sake! It's not right!" Elinor wanted to let Merida make her own decisions, she really did, but the prospect of her only daughter marrying some wayward viking and moving away so he could rule his own kingdom frightened her beyond belief.
"I love him, Mum," Merida said quietly. Her e
My Heart's a Battle Ground pt 2My Heart's a Battle Ground pt 23 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
Elinor sat across the bed from a scrawny young man, his fingers playing softly against the top of her daughter's hand as she slept. This boy had barely moved from her sideand the dragon that accompanied him was vigilant at his side. Whenever either of them left the room, it was with great reluctance. More often than not, Elinor, or one of the maids, would come in to find him curled over the mattress with his head rested on the princess' mass of curls, his fingers wound with hers.
Today marked the seventh day of Merida's fever induced sleepoccasionally, her eyes would open and she would be coherent enough to swallow water and a few bites of food, but then she would return to unconsciousness. Herbs were pressed against the gash on her side and scattered in her food in attempts to heal her. Bandages were changed and prayers performed, but still, she would not waken fully.
Hiccup quietly sighed as he stilled his hand atop hers and looked up into her face.
Despite her worry and
ResplandorSe acerca un triste atardecer,Resplandor3 years ago in Concrete Poetry More Like This
Teñido de color naranja,
Con su luz cobijando la ciudad,
Con su hedor manteniéndola encerrada.
Y la huella del hombre en el cielo,
Deslumbra con crueldad su mirada,
Matando el recuerdo del silencio,
Del firmamento una noche estrellada.
¿A dónde se han ido las estrellas?
Su brillo quisiera observar,
Mas el dominio del hombre en la tierra,
Sus huellas intenta borrar.
La plaga homosapiente todo cubre,
Sus colmenas nadie puede erradicar,
Y el sonido estridente de sus risas,
No deja oír a la tierra sollozar.
Así, perece el brillo de sus cielos,
Calma oscura no puedes encontrar,
Esta tierra agoniza en mano humana,
Y fuerzas no hay más para luchar.
Sherlock- Cookies"What are you doing?"Sherlock- Cookies3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
This had become a common question in 221b Baker Street. Though it had never been used in this context before. Usually it was used when Sherlock was doing some oddity to get into the mindset of a criminal or was hanging upside down in a 'thinking exercise' or was trying to cure the post-case boredom that plagued the man. Once John had used this exclamation upon finding the man dressing himself up in drag. Mostly, the get-out-of-jail-free-card for this phrase was either 'bored' or 'it's for a case!'
Somehow, John couldn't fit either to this particular activity.
The fact that Sherlock was in the kitchen was worrying, at the least. The added fact that he was not making tea was more worrying, still.
The sight of him in an apron, covered in flour, broke straight off the end of Watson's worry scale, leaving him gaping in the doorway with a hilariously befuddled look on his face.
Sherlock's eyes flicked up casually, looking the soldier up and down and making a few odd ded
Before Ord Mantell PrologueThe main character of the story is Aric Jorgan from Swtor. I own nothing except original characters. This is the Prologue of a multi part story.Before Ord Mantell Prologue2 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
A nine year old Cathar boy, Aric Jorgan, was perched on a tiny rock formation out in the dried grasslands near his small village. His bright, yellow-green eyes were a great contrast to his muted red and cream colored fur, the light browns of his clothes, and the dirty yellows of the grass that surrounds the area. Swung over Aric's shoulder was a battered, old blaster rifle; the rifle was nearly as tall as him. When his father taught him how to use a blaster, Aric could barely walk with it. But he learned to cope with the bulky weapon over the past weeks. And today, Aric decided to practice on more…livelier prey.
The planet was filled primarily with nocturnal insectoid creatures, or dangerous predatory mammals, most of which did not live anywhere near villages, city-trees, or republic space hubs. But there were a few small birds and game
Tale of Two Brothers || Pair of CygnetsFor once in his young life, Daniel wished it had rained that night. Derbyshire usually had bad weather this time of year, and he had been hoping that it would be too much for him to even cross the yard between the main home and the guest house in the back. Christopher would be waiting for him, he could feel it, but Daniel was still sitting in his room praying for rain, staring at his own reflection in the mirror he had stolen from the guest room.Tale of Two Brothers || Pair of Cygnets2 years ago in Flash Fiction & Vignettes More Like This
He hadn’t wanted to do this tonight. Deep down, he was pretty sure he didn’t want to do this at all, but Chris insisted, like he always did. Daniel didn’t know why this was so important, and when he asked, Christopher said it just was. There was a familiar twist in his gut as Christopher put on that same determined face he always did, like he knew that this wouldn’t be something he could convince him to not do. There was always telling mom and dad, but if he did that, Christopher would be punished more than he already w
Journey across the sea - Part 3 Hiccup and Toothless were flying above the burnt forest for several hours without any result. Everything seemed so grey and dead, everything seemed to be turned into ash.Journey across the sea - Part 31 year ago in Romance More Like This
"Bud, this will get us nowhere, we should land somewhere and search from the ground."
Toothless shook his head in agreement and aimed to small glade in the middle of the forest. Hiccup got down and looked around. Looked through the trees and at the sky, but there was nothing to help him. Which way I should go to be with you again? he thought.
Hiccup sighed, then glanced at Toothless in hope for some kind of advice, but it was no good. Niether of them knew which way is the right one.
"We can try this one," he decided, but he did barely two steps before something ran into him and embraced him tightly. He saw a flash of green and red.
"Merida!? They told me you're dead! What happened?" He pulled the redh
My Broken Heart, A TLoK FanfictionBolin glanced around the Pro-Bending gym as he hurriedly walked over to Mako.My Broken Heart, A TLoK Fanfiction3 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
He swallowed nervously. What he was about to do.... Man, this was just crazy! He, the awesome, amazing Pro-Bending champ was reduced to this? Over a girl?
He shook his head firmly, then reached out and lightly tapped Mako on the shoulder. "Uh, hey, man..... could I talk to you about something?"
Mako turned around and raised an eyebrow at Bolin. He was fidgeting, and hopping nervously from foot to foot as he glanced around the gym, as if to make sure no one was looking at them. Frowning to himself, he dropped the weights he was holding and walked over to a bench, signaling Bolin to come sit beside him. He did.
They sat in silence for a few minutes, until Bolin gathered up his courage and began to speak. "So, um, bro, I need your.... help..... with something."
When Mako didn't respond, other than glancing at him before returning his attention to the opposite wall that he'd been staring at, Bolin continued. "It'
Way Brothers fanficYou are a 13 year-old emo-ish type girl who's name is Vanessa. You are from Australia, but for the week you and your family are visiting America. You are all in New Jersey, just walking down the street, when what seems to be a huge split in the very seams of Time opens right next to you, sucking you in. All you know is that you're sucked into the split, and all you feel is whooshing, total darkness. Then you're on the same street, but in the middle of a road, and a silver Subaru XT is heading straight for you..Way Brothers fanfic7 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
The car screeches to a halt, right in front of you. You stand there in total shock. WTF has just happened?! A woman with candy-floss-like platinum blonde hair gets out and runs towards you. "Oh my gosh, are you okay?!" You nod. "Honey, what's your name? You gonna be okay, sweetheart?" "Vanessa.. I'll be fine.." A man wearing glasses gets out of the drivers seat. "Donna, what the.. oh my God!" "Donald!" "Sorry honey.. Miss, you okay?" You nod again. Somehow the
Amorra DrabbleAmorra Drabble3 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
He wanted to see the Avatar for himself; to size the enemy up before making his move. So Amon removed his mask and donned street clothes to blend in with the crowd.
He found the Avatar heading toward the pro-bending gym the Fire Ferrets were based in. Her posture was sure, confident. Her body's sway held grace that could only come from a life time of martial art training. She walked as someone untouchable by mortal hands.
Her eyes shinned a brilliant blue. Those eyes gleamed certain in purpose, in the reason for existence. The importance of her position was the center of her little world. The belief of being a god among men shone in those ocean reflecting sky eyes.
Amon would be the one to prove it. He would not only touch the untouchable, but rip the goddess from her pedestal. He would make those naïve blue eyes quiver in fear. He would make her taste terror as she kneeled helpless before him. He would make her proud lips beg for mercy.
Then the world
SH: The Boy and His SkullSH: The Boy and His Skull5 years ago in Fan Fiction More Like This
"I don't understand these grades at all, isn't he settling in?"
Sherlock was up in his room and he could hear his father's voice downstairs the slightly pleading note in it that the man always got when he was trying desperately to understand something that confused him which, in this intellectually acute household, was often.
"I mean, I understand that the move to secondary school has been hard on Sherlock, but these are just.....I mean, he's a very clever child, I don't understand. How can he fail everything?"
"Weren't you supposed to be looking out for him, Mycroft?" he heard his mother accuse, her voice stronger, attempting to take action. Having been a teacher herself some years ago, she rather dominated this conversation, pushing his father back to only making empathetic but generally useless comments.
"I can only do so much, mum." Mycroft replied, sounding offended. "I can hardly force him to make friends, or participate in class, and if he doesn't bloody well sp
Journey across the sea Hiccup's heart started to beat loudly with happines right after he left Berk. He knew that they still have a long way ahead, but he just couldn't help himself.Journey across the sea1 year ago in Romance More Like This
The sea under them was calm, the air smelled of salt and the sky was painted with some little white clouds. Sun was heating their backs and the world of nothing helped to clear Hiccup's mind.
They had already flown for quite a while, though Hiccup had nothing to find it out with but the sun. Never mind, he thought. He just had to fly straight until he reach the shore.
Hiccup smiled. He had whole week ahead and he was sure it will be great week, spent in the Scottish wild forests and mountains and by the river, on the shore of the sea and above that all in Toothless' saddle. And the best of all - with Merida. He already missed her red curly hair and her smile and couldn't help himself but to grin when he recalled her face, when she get angry at someone.
Sunny Disposish - Chapter 30Genius hath electric powerSunny Disposish - Chapter 302 years ago in Introductions & Chapters More Like This
which earth can never tame,
Bright suns may scorch and dark clouds lower,
Its flash is still the same.
Lydia M. Child
They both waited through several breaths while he steadied himself, sitting back on the couch with closed eyes. Alice put another log on the fire and considered ringing for tea.
“The thing of it is,” continued the Hatter upon rousing himself and pressing a fingertip into the tight line between his eyebrows, “I rather wish we could just drop ourselves in medias res to this whole thing, because it’s quite trying to describe it to someone outside my own self. It might not be the thing to simply say so directly, though perhaps it is and perhaps I’m just not very good at telling it.” But he looked unconvinced by any of this.