Category Archives: Adventure / Thriller / Suspense

Chased (or something like that)

Like every other day, I was buried in the deep slumber I finally had the chance to savor, and like every other night, it was predestined to be another short sleep. Needless to say that it was necessary to make the best use of that moment before we were awoken to the new day’s burdens. … Continue reading Chased (or something like that)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Twelve)

That was definitely not the reply they had wanted from him but that was honestly all he had for them. Dan finally nodded and rose to his feet with a smile. “Thank you for your time, Senior Miebaka,” he shook Miebaka who scoffed. “Please, just call me Miebaka,” he corrected as he rose to his … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Twelve)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Eleven)

Judy looked back at the paper in her hand to be sure that they were standing before the right house. It was a three storey building situated by the side of the busy street; she had never been to Aggrey Road on her own and visiting a stranger on her first outing was definitely not … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Eleven)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Ten)

Pamela shook her head vigorously that Dan almost thought it would fall off, “All I’m trying to say is that it doesn’t make any sense”. “Fine”, Judy retorted. “Prove me wrong”, she added with arms akimbo as Dan who was sitting on the single sofa turned his eyes back to his phone. He was already … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Ten)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Nine)

When the door did not budge, the man behind the door cast his whole weight on the door and hissed loudly. Daniel could feel beads of sweat slowly forming on his forehead as he watched the door beside him; he silently prayed the visitor would give up on trying opening it. “Hello sir”, it was … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Nine)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Eight)

Judy impulsively made the sign of the cross and walked slowly towards her father who seated on a plastic chair with sales books opened before him. As much as she knew how he hated distractions, she did not have the luxury of time to wait. “Daddy”, she called as he grunted but kept his eyes … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Eight)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Seven)

Mr Lawson watched Pamela drudgingly change the second car tyre of the Mazda 626 that parked beside the gate of the workshop. He darted another suspicious glance at the young boy that stood beside his father pretending to be so absorbed with something in his phone. Pamela knew that her actions had not fooled her … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Seven)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Six)

The blue and white taxi came to a stop in front of a brown two-storey building and the two girls hopped out immediately. Pamela was wearing a blue shirt on blue jean trousers while Judy was dressed in her signature jean skirt and polo shirt. Being a member of Deeper Life Bible Church had placed … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Six)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Five)

Judith took one last look at the reflection in the full-length mirror and nodded in satisfaction; dressed in a blue jean skirt, a black polo and a face cap, she was ready. She glanced at the wall clock in her room; it was already 11:30 am and from Pamela’s explanation, the notes were supposed to … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Five)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Four)

What do you mean by that?” Judy’s high pitched tone pierced the eerie silence. Eche looked up at her and began to stammer defensively, “I-I thought it was a prank or something”. “The words written in blood, not red ink”, Pamela emphasized as Eche frowned before nodding. “I know the difference, Lawson”, he told her … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Four)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Three)

  Photo credit: horrorland (silent night) Both girls sat with glum expressions on their faces; the note lay on the table with the TV remote placed on it to keep it from moving. As much as Judy wanted to say, “I told you so”, she could not bring herself to. The victorious feeling she had … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Three)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Two)

Photo credit: horror land (silent night) “I said I’m coming, do you want to break down the door?” Judy queried angrily in a loud voice as she made for the front door completely aware it was neither her mother nor her father; it was just 3:15pm. She made a rough guess that it would be … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode Two)

HAPPY HOLS! (Episode One)  

Photo credit: horrorland (silent night) “Happy hols!” the deep gruff voice of the big-bellied principal echoed from the large speakers as the school children gleefully and clumsily made their way to the school bus with so much speed as though a second wasted would leave them trapped in school for eternity. “One at a time”, … Continue reading HAPPY HOLS! (Episode One)  

Silent Storm

Betrayal, they say, is like the snake’s venom. First comes the excruciating pain, then the swelling but even that is not the problem. The problem is the venom slowly traversing through your bloodstream making each breathe a struggle, ravaging your organs till you wind up dead. That is what betrayal does to you; the only … Continue reading Silent Storm