ACG Tales of Time Contest
Hush-a-by Baby...Hush-a-by baby…Hush-a-by Baby... by =SpyderZT
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Running through the woods he could still hear its voice… or whatever it was… whispering through the trees. Daylight had left long ago and this thing… it seemed content to stay just out of sight, whispering at him all the while.
And worse, the things it whispered, while sounding innocent enough, had some kind of… power… to them. With these newest words, the screaming he’d been doing, in the desperate hope that someone… anyone… would hear him, had stopped in his throat, and he could no more scream than he could fly. Even trying made it harder to breathe, which running as he was, was not an option.
On the tree top…
The rustling of the leaves above him caused his stomach to drop. It was no longer behind him. Stopping where he was he looked about desperately trying to find it. If he was prepared when it tried to drop on him he could… what? Die prepared? He had no we
Industry of the MindIndustry of the Mind by ~Rhetoricism
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" I guess it's just all a case of 'wrong place, wrong time'. Nothing personal."
Cliche'd words, sure. Not words I'd want to die by, not by any stretch.
Three years ago, something strange and confusing scratched at the foundations of a small town, west of most places worth talking about. Something fascinating, something new, something terrifying. Every man had an opinion, every man had a stand. Public debates were common; brawls more so. It filled the streets, echoed through the bars, and clumped up and down our corridors at night with heavy, mechanized boots.
The Industrial Revolution had reached our doors, and it rather wanted to be let i