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A Day Without Pain

A Day Without Pain

A Hatbox Short by Melanie E.

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"It's the least we can do."

That's what they had said when they had come into his hospital room, clipboards in hand and curious, though not unkind, looks in their eyes.

It was natural for those who were healthy to be curious about the dying after all, and that was exactly what he had been doing, slowly and agonizingly, for the last three years.

It had started out innocuously enough, with a twinge in his temple when he would stand up or turn his head too quickly. The twinge had turned to a spike, and the spike into a burning lance, piercing his head with every movement.

For years he had devoted his life to becoming one of the most promising young talents in the computer technology world.

He felt it somewhat ironic that he would die not being able to stand looking at a monitor for more than five minutes without a morphine drip in place.

Quest for the Silver Cleric

Quest for the Silver Cleric

 

by Dorothy Colleen

 

 

"When the Empire was in flower, the Weres came to fight. The Sea-folk were threatened, and The Dead ruled the night. The situation hopeless, the battle was as good as lost. Then the Silver Cleric came to save us, no matter what the cost.”

And when the troubles returned, the Sea-folk reached across time and space to find a very special person, someone both male and female, to find to rid this strange world of darkness, oppression and misery.

Danica finds herself in a strange world with new languages, cultures, personalities and challenges on a quest to find The Silver Cleric.

Ma Cherie Amour

Ma Cherie Amour

Ma

 

Cherie

 

Amour

 

Angela
 
Rasch

 

Lea and Zack are twins. They want to spend their last summer before college together, because Lea is going off to an all-girls college. Their mother finds the perfect job for them as nannies at a lake cottage, perfect except the woman is looking to hire two girls.

TransGenderElla

TransGenderElla book cover

An old fairy tale turned on it's head;

All transgenderella wants is to be herself and go to the ball, but her evil stepmother has other ideas. When Transgenderella stands her ground, insisting that it's time to come out, she is torn down and left crying in her room as her two stepsisters are whisked away to the palace. With the aid of her fairy not-quite God Mother, Transgenderella is transformed into the woman she always was, but is that enough to bring her happiness.


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Unseen People - Chapter 1 Tue Lizzy Bennet
Stephanie’s Chance - 4 You’re Hired Mon Jessica C
The Jon Boat Mon Pentatonic
The Squad Chapter 9 Mon Leila
Princess and the Plague: Erika's next Chapter 9 Mon Anistasia Allread
No Good Deed Mon Haylee V
The Prankster Solo TGFictionStv
Kim Possible and The Amazon women 4 Mon Lethaldaza
Playing her way 2 - Chapter 6 Mon D.L.
World's shortest TG story Mon Haylee V
Be careful what you wish for... Solo Morgan Philips
Family is.. hopefully worth the effort [4.13] Mon Nessa M
The Mirror Solo Asche
Masks 13: Part 10 Mon Stickmaker
Just Call Her Lesley Solo Joannebarbarella
Prom Changed Everything Part 8 Mon Paradox
Dark Matters -5- Mon Adonna
Dream of Electric Mink Sun ed
Kayleigh's Story, Chapter 2: Nights of Silence Sun kayleigh01
Alexa B-Side: #12 - Marty Sun Kris Traverse
Memoirs of a magical girl, chapter 4. Sun Nagrij
A Longer War 58 Sun Cyclist
Gaby Book 14 ~ The Girl ~ Chapter *12* Ticket to Ride Sun Maddy Bell
Family Secrets, Chapter 7 Sun Drakira
Easy As Falling Off a Bike pt 3099 Sat Angharad
Sixteen Feet of Steel Chapter 26 Sat Bailey Summers
It's Complicated - Part 17 "Career Development" Sat Shiraz
Vesta's Hearth 9 and 10 Sat Frances Penwiddy
Mercy Chapter 16 Fri Dorothy Colleen
The Amazons : I became a Amazon Cheerleader ( part 8) Fri Lethaldaza
Educational Justice -chp13 Fri WolfJess7
The Station's Late Nite Princess -chapter 23 Fri Snowfall
A Summer's Odyssey IV Chapter 13 Fri Jennifer Sue
You Could Go Home Again, part 12 of 16 Fri Trismegistus Shandy
Jennie's Potty-Training chapter 27 Fri babyjennie
Sunday Morning Pantyhose Part 18 Thu shesgotleggs
Charlotte, part 22 Thu Debbie V
A world without me : Chapter 1 : Jake Thu BrokenFox
All the World's a Stage Chapter 37 Thu Bronwen Welsh
Art Project – 20 It’s a Big Thing to Me Wed Jessica C
Dragonfly, Part 4 Wed Set3
A Journey Solo Joannebarbarella
Alexa Chapter 14: Families Tue Kris Traverse
Signed, Sealed and Delivered An Edited Re-post Part 2 of 2 Tue Catherine Linda Michel
Imp 4: A Teacher's Tail part 2 Tue Morpheus
Vector -7- Manager? Tue Lainie Lee
Ongoing Inquiries Chapter 16 Tue Cressar
MORFS: Higher and Higher 08 Tue Ray Drouillard
A Turn On The Pathway To Citizenship Part One Of Two Tue Warm Hearted
Looking in the Right Place Tue Drea DiMaggio
Sisters 59 Tue Cyclist
And Justice Shall Be Served Solo crazypagangurl
My Secret To My Success Solo Warm Hearted
Al's adventures in girlyland Solo Dorothy Colleen
Brotherly love Solo QuietOne
Emotions Solo Unknown_Person
The Atlantis Solo TGFictionStv
Karma's a Bitch! Solo New Author, Kris K
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Not a Bad Day at All Solo Bru
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Unseen People - Chapter 1

A strange girl appears in the dead of night. She can’t speak or remember where she has been, what could her secret be?

Fantasy, horror and humour in Brexit Britain. Oh, and more than a little TG.

Thanks as always to Robyn and Chris for their input and support. Please post comments, they help me continue writing and improve as I do so.

Unseen People

Chapter 1

Ben and Molly both stared at the little screen of light on Molly’s iPhone.

The Jon Boat

A transitioning story as told by a friend

“I don’t like the lightning and thunder,” Carl said in a frightened voice. He moved closer to me, as if I could protect him. His T-shirt was so soaked, it clung to him and was practically transparent. It was then that I noticed what looked like straps over his shoulders. I had no idea what they were.

“Hey, whatca wearing under there?” I asked, pointing to his shoulders. It was too hot to wear even a T-shirt, but wearing something under it made even less sense.

His face began to redden. “Nothing,” he replied.

“No, there’s something,” I persisted.

He just stood there, looking at me. His face was even more red. “If I tell you, you’ve got to keep it a secret. Will you do that?”

“Of course,” I said. Now I was really interested.

He pulled off his T-shirt, and there was some kind of garment there. Not having any sisters, and being rather naive about girls, I had no idea what it was. “What is that?” I asked.

“A camisole,” was his reply. I could see that it looked like something a girl would wear, but the word “camisole” meant nothing to me.

The Squad Chapter 9

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The Squad: Chapter 9


by
Leila

We arrive at the hospital, it’s about half past 6. I was expecting to head for the same critical care ward that I had seen Amber last. Instead, dad leads me to a different floor. Amber’s condition must have improved. We enter to find a smiling Amber just finishing dinner. “Aaron!” the excitement in my sister's voice makes my heart swell with joy. “Oh, it’s so good to see you!”

Princess and the Plague: Erika's next Chapter 9


Princess and the Plague:
Erika's next Chapter
9

by Anistasia Allread
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Samantha, Victoria, Tricia and Krystal, holding hands with Jorge were all out in front of the school waiting for her as her mother pulled up.

No Good Deed

No Good Deed

(c) 2017 Haylee V

It is often said, and highly misquoted, that no good deed ever goes unpunished. Yet I never thought

I'd find out how true that adage rang...

The Prankster

Kim Possible and The Amazon women 4

Dr James Possible is researching a new formula for genetic DNA he can now change men into women and back the same way but there is lot evil people out there in America and The Amazon Jungle in the Race known as Amazon women his daughter Kim Possible work for global justice Network with her Friend Ron Stoppable what happen if Kim became Evil like her enemy Drakken and Shego

All characters and places in this story belong to the Disney Corporation.
Original creators, Mark McCorkle and Robert Schooley
I receive nothing for the writing of this story.

Playing her way 2 - Chapter 6

Playing her way 2 - Chapter 6

© D.L.

The group proceeded through to the dining room.

"Watch the girls as they sit," Tom whispered in Eddie's ear. "You don't want to end up with an uncomfortable crease under your bum from the skirt."

The young boy had calmed down a bit after seeing his elder cousin dressed in a similar fashion.

Be careful what you wish for...

Family is.. hopefully worth the effort [4.13]

ourIceMain.jpg It's amazing how some journey's can feel longer then they really are or seem shorter then they should at times?
I guess time really does fly when your having fun.. or something like that?..

Events unfold including but not limited to:
Eris sleeping a lot
John get's annoyed at pickup truck drivers
(while ignoring his own truck of choice, naturally)
and Hannah recovers to one degree or another before facing her fate in an entirely mature, totally not bratty and childish, way!


Masks 13: Part 10

Chapter Nineteen

by

Rodford Edmiston

"Rex, just because you're strong that doesn't mean you can ignore proper technique," said Trujillo, firmly, and not for the first time. Not even the first time to Rex. "If you're fighting someone with matching or superior strength, you need superior skill to win. Now, get in a proper horse stance and let's see your reverse punch again."

"Yes, sir," said the large young man, a bit of surliness in his tone.

Prom Changed Everything Part 8

Alexa B-Side: #12 - Marty

A storm was brewing and Charles Martin Thompson the Third knew it. It was not one that would sweep across the frozen lake he was looking at outside his living room window. No, this storm would be inside the massive house along Lake Minnetonka his family had called home for three generations. Taking a sip from the glass of Scotch in his hand he tried to prepare himself for the night that was approaching. A night where two distinct fronts would move in and change the course of this family for a long time to come.

Memoirs of a magical girl, chapter 4.

Anyone remember this one? The drama, the pathos, the action action action! (Along with the short skirts and henshin sequences, which I've been pretty coy about so far.) I'm a few days late on posting this one, I admit. Hopefully, the quality will make up for it.

Copyright Nagrij, 2016. (Yes, that year for this chapter is right.)

A Longer War 58

CHAPTER 58
Harwich was visible from a long way off, or at least the big white reactor dome at Sizewell. There was nothing really visible of England apart from the dome for what seemed like hours, but eventually we were passing the moles or piers or whatever they are called and nosing up to the dock. There was the usual hanging about while sailors did sailor things, and then we were called down to our vehicles. Pete drove, silent that morning, and in a very short while we picked up the first motorway up past Cambridge, leading on to the A1 after a frighteningly busy dual carriageway to Huntingdon.

Family Secrets, Chapter 7

Family Secrets
Chapter 7

by:
Drakira

Mikaela Vance has returned home after an eventful first semester at Ravencrest. But, will she get a well-deserved rest there? Or is there something laying in wait?

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Sixteen Feet of Steel Chapter 26

Sixteen Feet of Steel Chapter 26

*Before....

Nicole asks. “How far?”
Taylor looks at us. “Three days at least, I think that they’re cutting off any aid to it as they’re searching.”
Nicole looks at all of us. “Then that’s where we’ll be heading.”
Taylor looks at her. “We send back our badly wounded from this and word.”
She nods and looks at me. “Chrissy can you do more things with that light sphere?”
I nod. “I think so, what do you have in mind?”

Vesta's Hearth 9 and 10

Vesta’s Hearth Chapters 9 and 10

By

Frances Penwiddy

Copyright© Frances Penwiddy 2012
This is a work of fiction, the characters and the Café are fictitious and any resemblance to places or persons living or dead is coincidental.

A walk in a meadow with an unknown lover and a music ensemble/pop group is formed.

9

Mercy Chapter 16

Mercy Chapter 16

Faith found herself dozing while waiting for Mrs. Carson to come down to the infirmary.

When she woke, everybody had left, and she was alone with her thoughts.

She buzzed for the nurse, and when she came, she asked about Mrs. Carson, and was told that an emergency had come up, and she’d be back as soon as she could.

The Amazons : I became a Amazon Cheerleader ( part 8)

I saw my friend Luke arguing with a cheerleader the Year is 2228.the Earth now ruled by Amazon Women I am 14yr old boy living in the western suburbs of Sydney Australia that argument was going to change my life for ever.

8 the new cure for boys under 13yrs and Boy trouble

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