When the Cat's Away
By Leroy Lam in Humour & Comedy | Reads: 3,865 | Likes: 0
When the Cat’s Away Leroy Lam Wai Mun   Part 1 – The Cat   Hee Seng trudged back home. His back hurt like a bullock had sat on him and his fingers were raw with blisters. Who would have thought folding cardboard boxes could be so torturous? He cursed his bad luck under his brea  Read More...
Published on Jul 5,2017 12:17 PM
Deadweight
By mark wong in Sci-fi | Reads: 642 | Likes: 0
Deadweight   “You couldn't choose your birth, but now you have a say in your death”   That's what we say to all new customers. As a Vigil consultant, my job was to help the terminally ill choose the perfect death. We are the first start-up agency providing bespoke EOL (end of l  Read More...
Published on Jul 6,2017 04:37 PM
The Raffles Quest I
By Jayden L in Fantasy | Reads: 554 | Likes: 0
PROLOGUE     30 January, 1819 Singapore   The cool tropical night air was filled with laughter as the men sat around the campfire cracking jokes and exchanging small talk. They had been at sea for some time and to be able to set foot on firm ground again after so long definitely helpe  Read More...
Published on Jul 18,2017 07:06 PM
Days Of Never Letting Go
By Azrael Tseng in General Literary | Reads: 651 | Likes: 0
Leeds General Infirmary, West Yorkshire, England Day 1  I never knew that’s how they look when they first come out. Emma reminds me of a tiny alien, all curled up and pink with slime. I don’t know what I was expecting, but not this. They don’t let me hold her, not even Lotti.   Read More...
Published on Jul 15,2017 08:54 PM
The Raffles Quest II
By Jayden L in Fantasy | Reads: 455 | Likes: 0
TWO   Life had pretty much returned to normal for Vivian and her family after the passing of her uncle a couple of days back. She had just finished her first term at school and was looking forward to a much needed getaway from studies. Waving goodbye to her friends, she packed her lecture notes  Read More...
Published on Jul 18,2017 07:10 PM
The Final Hour
By Jade Ow Yanhui in War Story | Reads: 831 | Likes: 0
There was only one man left in front of me. "Pass." The Japanese soldier muttered in a gruff voice and stamped him on his hand with a chop and red ink. The man left, hardly able to contain his wide smile. "Next." I stepped forward cautiously, trying hard to hide my feelings even though I was as terr  Read More...
Published on Jul 23,2017 06:27 AM
The Giveaway
By Azrael Tseng in Sci-fi | Reads: 639 | Likes: 0
It was not her good looks that drew him in, mesmerized. Sure, she was attractive. However the platinum blonde highlights of her smartly-styled short bob appealed less to him than the dark roots. The perfectly-applied dark lipstick contrasted sharply with her smooth fair skin, and the round tinted su  Read More...
Published on Jul 15,2017 08:07 PM
Frei
By Ragnild in Fantasy | Reads: 568 | Likes: 0
In the bustling city of Frei, the night was filled with a certain buzz and energy. People of all walks could be seen rushing to somewhere while occasionally a couple or two would be seen holding hands and just enjoying the night and strolling about. It must be the pace of life over here that caused  Read More...
Published on Jul 24,2017 04:31 PM
Mad Mira and the Disappearance of Arief
By Victoria Li Dook in Crime | Reads: 1,058 | Likes: 0
Mad Mira and The Disappearance of Arief Mira sat hunched in the little room with the red glow of the altar on her legs. She was muttering to herself. Mad Mira they called her in the village. One of the goats jumped onto the wooden table. It bleated forlornly at her, asking for something to eat. She   Read More...
Published on Jul 13,2017 08:12 PM
Dr. Lemon
By Terence in Sci-fi | Reads: 619 | Likes: 0
Not everyone is meant for greatness. Dr. Lemon, however, was born a supervillain.    According to The Daily News, Dr. Lemon's profile put him at seven foot four in height and two hundred pounds in weight, with the ability to "incapacitate an entire city's communications network, throwing   Read More...
Published on Jul 16,2017 04:48 PM
Deceit
By You Zhen in Sci-fi | Reads: 2,694 | Likes: 0
The end. The world was aflame, wrapped in a flowing cloak of ferocious orange. The cries and prayers were dying with the last of Man. I shut my eyes to the world that night, refusing to be choked by the swelling anguish. I wondered if this was what humans felt when they teared. When my eyes opene  Read More...
Published on Jul 7,2017 04:25 AM
Worth of the Beautiful
By Oh Zhen Yin in Sci-fi | Reads: 1,893 | Likes: 0
16th July 3074 C.E. Ariadne Yang hummed softly to herself as she made her way down a corridor of Elysium City’s aesthetics facility before she entered a nearby room and peered into a monitor on the wall that displayed a wealth of information about her newest donor. A popup soon appeared onscre  Read More...
Published on Jul 5,2017 12:28 PM
Women's Diaries
By Bae Huey in True Story | Reads: 581 | Likes: 0
Diary Entry 1 - Sidney “Well, aren’t you the lucky one?” She smiled, looked away from their gazes and into the huge, ornamental mirror across the room. A woman in her early thirties, clad from head to toe in designer clothing, sitting cross-legged in a posh cafe surrounded by her b  Read More...
Published on Jul 9,2017 01:21 AM
In The Doghouse
By MJ in General Literary | Reads: 476 | Likes: 0
I had been here for a year now, and it did not get easier over time. Quite the contrary, in fact. It got harder. I wondered when someone would come and help me. Where was my owner when I needed him? It had started when we were on our nightly walk. The air was cool and the neighbourhood was relative  Read More...
Published on Jul 25,2017 09:16 PM
When Death Do Us Part: The Locum
By Sudeepa Nair in Sci-fi | Reads: 2,975 | Likes: 0
Her feeble hand rose in anticipation as she saw her husband walk into the room. He smiled radiantly at her. She could only manage a whimper.  “Hello dear, how are you?” She nodded. That familiar greeting was enough to brighten up her day. “Did you...did you…?” She  Read More...
Published on Jul 5,2017 12:57 PM