Inspired by Grégorienne
Write a short story from the point of view of the villain.
Channel your inner baddie!
I had gotten into another fight with my twin brother Sebastian I dont want to talk about it though, so as I always do when I get mad I come here to a lake which, as far as Im concerned, only I knew about. it was dark and gloomy the sand looked like the night sky the lake looked like an eternal abyss, the trees surrounded it engulfing the lake in shadows with the slightest bit of sunlight peaking t...
I knew the moment they knocked on my door, they were here for her. Of course they were. The girl has lived such a charmed life, why would that stop now? Yet, I couldn’t help myself-I had to give my own daughters a chance. They deserve one last shot at an easy, beautiful life.
That’s all I ever wanted for them. My darling girls are the best things this world has ever created. I wept with joy the ...
I look out of my window and see kids playing on playground and families all around talking. I hear the sounds of children playing games and singing. My body starts to see thing’s with anger and I feel a vain￼ starting pop out of my forehead. I made snarling growl and quickly close the curtains of my window.
“Ugh. Those people are sooo-“
Sol pushes my room door wide open
“-so, so… HAPPY and CHEE...
I awake to the sound of silence - utter nothingness - not even the sound of myself breathing. I feel cold, which is when I realize I’m frozen, or, half frozen and slowly thawing. Panic gives way to relief when I spot a hammer on a nearby desk. Quickly, I reach for the hammer and shatter the ice, collapsing, my senses returning in a rush.
Stumbling to my feet, I notice a date on piece of paper: Se...
“You can only see the sunlight once you’ve touched the dark.” I explain, though it seems she still doesn’t get it.
“W-what do you mean?”
“You can only see you’re lucky if you know what unlucky really means. I’m not the bad guy, I just got unlucky. You’re not the good guy, you just got lucky.”
“How am I lucky?!”
I roll my eyes at this idiot. After all this time, she still doesn’t understand me....
In the dimly lit room, I stood, gazing at the glittering skyline that represents everything I despise. Society, blinded by their feeble ideals of righteousness and lack of justice had become corrupted. The city’s lights twinkled below, oblivious to the chaos I was just about to release. It was time for the people to see just how corrupt and selfish the system truly is. My heart races with exciteme...
Since when did villains get a happy ending? Usually the heroes in the story get the fame, the love, the desire by all
So when did it change?
When and what time was this transfigured? Was it years ago? Or was it tonight?
Sheets crumbled and legs scattered; her head in the crook of my neck. Whispering sweet, honey-laced nothings. I have no desire to move, to even dare awakening the woman beside m...
“I have always been the hero.
In my own way.
But it is inevitable that someone would find me to be the villain.
There is always a villain.
You should know that better than anyone officer”
You look down at me. My own fire reflecting in your cold eyes.
“Are you saying,” you say “ that you didn’t kill all those people”
I can see you’re frustrated and the corner of my mouth twitches.
Some people might portray me as the villian of their story. I might have done awful things as a villian but never have I sacrifice my love one to save the whole world. They don’t know what happened to the villian, all they care about is how the “hero” saved them. I NEVER WANTED TO BE THE VILLAIN I NEVER ASKED FOR THIS. Only if the hero’s have done their job maybe I would have became a hero.
It was only a click of the fingers.
A click that changed everything. A click that saved the universe from literally eating itself alive. I can retire now, happy in knowing it was I who brought about this… radical… salvation.
The universe is old, but it is not infinite; it has its limits. Was I the only one to see this? The only one to realise that biological life—swarming as it was, like an uns...
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