Category Archives: Short Stories

The Cratchit’s Christmas Dinner

Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present stood in the city streets on Christmas morning, where (for the weather was severe) the people made a rough but brisk and not unpleasant kind of music, in scraping the snow from the pavement in front of their dwellings, and from the tops of their houses, whence it…
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The Bet

By Anton Chekhov It was a dark autumn night. The old banker was walking up and down his study and remembering how, fifteen years before, he had given a party one autumn evening. There had been many clever men there, and there had been interesting conversations. Among other things they had talked of capital punishment.…
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Requiescat in pace

-By Mehul Philip He looked in the mirror every night, hoping he’d wake up a different man. But the truth was far from it. He woke up thirsty every morning. An insatiable thirst that parched his throat, ever growing and uncontrollable. Unsure of how he'd turned into this monster, this beast of a man, he…
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Sacrifice

-By Shama Vijayan I drove along the winding road up the slope and as I passed through the familiar sights a wave of nostalgia mingled with painful memories swept through me opening up wounds that I found had not healed in twenty long years. Time, they say is a great healer but there are some…
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