Story Tag: Prose

The Hardest Decision

St Colmcille's Community School

I slipped away and tried not to be spotted by the Authority when leaving the grounds of the hospital. On my way back, I would take a glance backwards in my sister's direction to see if she had been spotted by anyone yet. Finally, I saw her being taken into the building by some monsters from the Authority. It was arguably the most bittersweet moment of my life.

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Crush

Kings Hospital

“Come here, sweetie” I say as I slowly place myself on the floor which is soaked with rain water, sewage, and thick red blood from my open wound. “You need to get rest for your big day tomorrow”. Larry puts the lighter into his back pocket and lays next to me, placing his large head on my lap and placing his long legs at a horizontal angle to the tunnel. 

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The Boy

Kings Hospital

He throws himself away. It only works because I'm not expecting it. Immediately I slash down with the shard and surprisingly, the boy dodges. I try to run into him but he dodges again and I run into a bookshelf. In a loud bash, all the books fall down on both of us. Desperately, he tries to scra

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Blight

Kings Hospital

Biting into an onion, I head back towards living quarters. They've kinda lost their flavour over the years but it tastes extra sweet today. That's probably because I know. 

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Zombie Apocalypse

Kings Hospital

It's said to be a place where the forward thinking doctors are looking for a cure but I don't think that's true. I try delve deeper but any time I get close, the head of security is on my tail and I cannot let him find out what I'm doing. They have also started taking inventory which is very bad. I think they might know that I am the one giving medicine to dying people beyond the walls. 

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Choosing Sides

Kings Hospital

“It's quarantined. You'll never get through and that's if you get to the Liffey.” he hissed in pain as the infection set further in. He wasn't going to die, he was going to turn.

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The Machines

Moyle Park College

I smiled. I looked around at all the smiling faces, all of the people I’ve come to consider family. I turned my head to the door. I looked on in horror. It hadn’t been closed since we entered and in it was standing a seven-foot tall Authority robot. 

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We Shouldn’t Be Like them

Moyle Park College

He couldn’t answer, the time had come the weapon was to be used, the same one used in Tallaght, the Authority would pay, they will die just like our parents and our death will spread a message. “Alexander?” His voice coming from the silence. “This isn’t right.” My brother said his voice so quiet and soft. “We shouldn’t be like them we need to be better all those people, those men and woman don’t need to die,”

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The Authority Ship

Moyle Park College

Glynn cried even more, heartbroken. Afterwards Glynn sees a jeep, it was the rebel jeep, “Here!” Glynn called for help. Glynn was soon rescued. Glynn eventually evacuated Tallaght. One day later Tallaght was nuked. Glynn was worried about Gwyn and Billy. Later in the evacuee camp in Clondalkin, Glynn sees his friends Gwyn and Billy. “Gwyn! Billy!”

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The Snitch

Moyle Park College

My G Ben was there when I shot the place down and to be honest it was a trick shot. Dude perfect. I never knew Ben before this happened and he never really talks about where he is from, where his parents are, or better yet, what the fuck is his second name.

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