Write a story about a character who is faced with a moral dilemma and must make a tough decision.
"I want you to help me.” He says, his head turned toward the sky. His legs start to shake, but he uses his hand to stop it. "I need you to help me."
I let out a laugh. "What?" My smile fades. "Are you serious?"
He finally looks at me; his eyes are full of desperation and fear. Is he afraid? He swallows and wipes unfallen tears. My lip quivers as I quickly realize that he's not joking.
I want to live she thought suddenly as her life flashed before her. Beads of blood fell soft as her tears as images haunted her; children whom she had lost,her parents whom she never really had, even her dog so many miles away.
The dog that was specifically trained for her had been taken from her and given to the very last person in the world she wanted her with. She had been deemed unfit t...
“It’s a simple question.”
It wasn’t. I suppose it never is when you’re face to face with evil incarnate. How did I find myself here? One second I’m at a vending machine and the next I’m in this basement.
I have to choose between two people, a doctor who has been tampering with her patients' records to get them their treatment faster, and a nurse who has been euthanising his terminally ill patien...
It started with a goldfish. Well not one goldfish but a bag of goldfish, feeder fish. Ginny had saved five whole dollars to buy her own pet someone just for her. That day in Polly’s Crackers Pet Shop Ginny learned five dollars doesn’t go very far and some pets were raised to be eaten by other pets.
She went home with a bag of fish and a globe tank the owner threw in for free. Al the pet store c...
Ikarius, kings of kings and sons of many great powers before him. He was the last of them before the revolt of his Empire.
Hoards of terror and pure evil brought him down to the Chambers of Oríon, where his fingers slip down to the void of eternal distress and long wanted peace. But I had a choice..
For I knew that if I grabbed his wrist it shall only be to say my last goodbye before the swarms o...
This shouldn’t be hard. Everyone has to make this decision at some point or another. And they’re fine, so I should be too. If you asked anyone they would scoff at you. The answer is obvious. It’s easy, practical, everything I’ve ever wanted to want. It would kill my family if I didn’t, but I think doing it might just kill me too. I can never be happy being a housewife, going to tea parties and bal...
I’m finishing up my under graduate courses and happen to find myself living with a new couple. They are decent people and we mostly keep to ourselves. They are expecting a second child and this is where my recent dilemma begins. Unexpectedly I get a frantic call from my roommate Marc, he is all over the place and I do understand his request to me. He is with his son Maverick and just got told his ...
I look at the clock. 11:47PM. Hindsight. It comes too late to do anything more than cause hurt. Unless you hit your target.
He texted me at 5PM saying he would have to stay late at work again after ignoring my message for hours asking if we were still on for dinner at Romano’s. It started months ago but just every few weeks. It wasn’t suspicious at first. Not until I saw the Instagram account. Th...
The abbreviated words stood out to me like a middle finger in a church parking lot. An insult. A moral wrong.
I had been working at Gerseppi’s Pasta and Pizzeria for three years now, and I had known, all that time, that this day would come. Though I had prayed daily, agonizing with the Eternal Father to spare me this dilemma, the day had still arrived. Some poor, sadistic, freak with def...
It’s a simple choice.
Frannie or Hayden.
Frannie and I were best friends until around fifth grade, until she and I had a falling out when we got to middle school and she decided to befriend the popular girls instead of me.
Hayden and I briefly dated freshman year. He’s a good kisser, pretty hot if I do say so myself. He’s sweet, but we couldn’t be more than friends so I haven’t talked to him in...
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