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Tarkov is a ruined city, where PMC's (Private Military Contractors), fight over resources and information. Locals, called "Scavs" work to both defend their former home, and to hoard their own wealth. However, there's a darker undertone for everything happening in these ruins. Read More
Noa is an altered child with spliced DNA to have supernatural abilities, made in a place called The Factory. Other children, like Noa, are made purely to battle to the death as a betting tool for gambling purposes. Noa finds out that friends turn into foes and the foes have… Read More
Vince and Meixiang, their looks now defiled by underground plastic surgeons, take advantage of this by seeking out a person who can help them get to Mexico. Randall is confronted by an old flame. John decides to cooperate with the feds without a deal in writing. Read More
I fell into quicksand up to my waist at the water’s edge of the Pacific Ocean. The tide was coming in. If I did not get out of the quicksand in the next few minutes... Read More
He has come across a very mysterious man. What is he? What is he planing to do? Read More

Tags: love, torture, escape, jail

He is in an unknown place. Everywhere is dark and mysterious.Who is who here? Read More

Tags: mystery, escape, jail

Vince and Meixiang are forced by Randall to do a series of humiliating chores for him and conspires to escape Randall’s grasp. Detectives Jones and Penniman search for Vince, Ashton, Randall and Meixiang. Ashton is tasked with expanding business in Dallas but has trouble initially. Read More
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Tags: escape, cell, prisoner

Only fools let love slip them by. My poem Read More
He is in jail . A number of strange things are happening. When will the sun finally shine? Read More
Vince and his associates hide, trying to figure out how to avoid getting killed by the Crips. Ashton is forced to show up to court and submit formally to a weapons charge and a charge of distributing ecstasy and has to work out a legal strategy with his lawyer as… Read More
Come fly away with me. Read More
Professional hunter helps woman escape after she murders her husband. Read More
Gloria is living in a world that banned books but this day would change her life. Read More
Part two of the infamous walls. Food is running low, as is your confidence and strength. Can you overcome your self-pity and failures or will you forever be stuck inside the walls? Read More
When I was forced to break up with somebody, I just had to get it down onto paper. Read More
He seems to be watched. Who is chasing him? What is the problem? Read More

Tags: mystery, escape, cops

Eriki was in a bit of trouble because the cow had run off. Read More

Tags: escape, cow, bull

I can’t escape my dreams. Read More

Tags: sad, dreams, broken, escape

Reads: 201

Comments: 6

The Booksie Classic House

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Tags: demon, escape, trapped

Violet, the blind girl has been beaten and thrown is in a filthy dark cell, due for execution. Her only hope is to convince Dilly to help her escape. Dilly hates being near people, but she loves drawing people, and Violet is intriguing... Read More
trolls! crashing bones. screams. it’s dark, you can’t see. you run. slamming. screams. you see a club swing. big as a car. somebody flies past you. you jump into a cornfield. get down. you race forward. you hear screams. you run. back at home. you force yourself into bed. you… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 09, 2019

Reads: 142

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: dream, escape, think

Featured Review by hullabaloo22

"A really beautiful piece of writing, Joy, one that catches a magical moment." Read More

Being a philosophic parable that tries to answer the question "Why did humans evolve this way?", this short story was published in 2003 (Yerevan, Armenia), republished in 2014 (Toronto, Canada), and became a finalist of Open Eurasia Literary Contest 2019. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2019

Reads: 161

Comments: 8

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

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Don't we all want to escape life sometimes? Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 27, 2019

Reads: 193

Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: Ardalan Hamedani on Unsplash. Read More

Poem / True Confessions

August 20, 2019

Reads: 259

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Poem with some feelings of sadness, being stuck, venting through words. Read More

Reads: 284

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A short story written for and inspired by the cover. Book cover by: Ammad Malik Profile: Designed-Up Portfolio: Read More

Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"A beautiful message about staying true to yourself, even when the rest of the world wants or sees you as someone else. I think it's one of the ..." Read More

Booksie 2020 Poetry Contest
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