Rapture: Chapter Two *Chapter 2*
When she awoke the next morning she thought she had dreamed the entire thing. It wasnt until she felt the bruises on her wrists from the bums rough grip that she realized it had actually happened. She was glad it was Saturday. It gave her a chance to catch up on her thoughts, as well as all her chores that she so expertly put off until the very end of each week. As she ran the vacuum, cleaned out the cats litterbox, and dusted she found her mind wandering back to her savior from the train station. Why had he left so quickly? She flushed with shame. Well, I was awfully rude to him, she thought. And I didnt eve
Boardwalk Times *Boardwalk Times*
I have always loved this place, the shore, more than any other. Ever since my parents started bringing me here when I was a child I have been entranced by the magic of the sea, sand, and air. But Im an adult now. And since my schedule has me working mostly six days a week its very hard to find the time to revisit the scenic places of my youth. Imagine my surprise when my boyfriend, Raphael, invites me on a day trip to Coney Island with him and his brothers. I have a few days of vacation time owed to me, so why not?
The day begins ea
Silent Thunder: Chapter One *Silent Thunder*
In her dream there was no color; the landscape washed in monochrome blacks and whites. The sky streaked with gray lightning and although the ground shook from the pending storm, no sound of thunder could be heard. In the distance appeared a dark figure. He was bathed in shadow, and the only thing she could see clearly was the red of his bandana. It drew her attention; being the only thing of color in that bleak place. She moved towards him, but before she could take a full step forward she felt something grab her from behind. It was a multitude of hands-covering her mouth, noise, and eyes-making it nearly impossible