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A Mere Mortal by Ramkumar Menon Tabor is old, helpless and all alone. He takes a journey through mystical paths and .... Read alo... [3,753 words]
Ed's Gift by Jeffrey (George) Winter An insignificant man imparts the truth of wisdom and peace. [1,308 words]
When I Lived In Sodom by Musau This is a story that tries to get under your skin but keeps you curious in spite of it. [2,472 words]
To Understand The True Meaning Of Meaning by Musau This is strictly for adult reading because of language and implicatio... [5,480 words]
Touchdowns, Dandelions, And The Hawk by Steven T Andy Clannons never wanted to go with his friend Sharon Hobaltz to one of ... [3,319 words]
You Are My Sunshine by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [1,285 words]
White Icing by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [1,385 words]
Until Tuesday by Alif Muhammad It is a work concerning a life that is altered completely by an event that reveals itself slowly ... [6,761 words]
Under The Whether by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [1,626 words]
They Stole It From Me by Peter Izdebski A moment stolen; one which could have answered all that I needed to know; a moment which ... [960 words]
The Video Store Girl Part 1 by David MacDonald An employee at a video store meets a man who has different tastes in movies than sh... [3,786 words]
The Magic Mirror by Kurt Kitasaki A short story on the real priorities of athletes. [211 words]
The Joker by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [2,032 words]
The Hour Of Its Birth Is The Hour Of Its Death... by Bruce E Losis Jr A short story... [667 words]
The Eleventh Child by Seventh Star Personal experiences from being the "baby" of a large family. [858 words]
Sunglasses by Fergus O'Ferguson The Sun can be hot. This might leave you feeling very cold. Sunglasses often help if your eyes are h... [3,311 words]
Scars On Scarlet by Andrea Diane Brown This is a short story I wrote on self mutilation. [804 words]
Part 4 Conclusion by David MacDonald The conclusion to The Video Store Girl. [3,679 words]
Part 3 by David MacDonald The Third part of The Video Store Girl. [2,934 words]
Part 2 by David MacDonald The Second part of The Video Store Girl. [3,994 words]
Once by Lawrence Peters For you. Always. [317 words]
Machines - A Short Short Tale by David B Doc Byron A freelance strongarm protects the tenants in his building. [499 words]
Life In Puerto Rico by Kelly McMonagle This is a short story about the three years I lived in Puerto Rico. [575 words]
Life Drawing by David MacDonald A woman, a model for a life drawing class, meets the man who drew her figure the best. [4,195 words]
Keep Your Enemies Close by Hope C Clarke - [3,437 words]
Handicapped - A Short Short Tale by David B Doc Byron An internet pornographer learns the errors of his ways. [554 words]
Ghost Town - Part Two by David B Doc Byron Lexxus Machine, the sorcerer who overlooks the ghost town, awaits the Darkman's arrival. [406 words]
Ghost Town - Part Three by David B Doc Byron Lexxus and the darkman finally meet on the streets of the ghost twon for the final show... [314 words]
Ghost Town - Part One by David B Doc Byron A futuristic bounty hunter seeks a legendary ghost town where a sorcerer supposedly can a... [527 words]
Genesis by B M Gerstenblith A symbolic parable, set in our time, meaningful throughout time, comtemplating the very end of time. [595 words]
Dinner Is Served by David B Doc Byron A small group of monsters gather at Dracula's castle for a Halloween dinner. [177 words]
Daynight by Adam Lear A world in which true destinies are unknown until just the right time. [4,128 words]
Darkness In Death And Dissolution by Norman A Rubin Retribution through the power of the judge of hell upon the act of murder. [2,447 words]
Contemplation by Musau This little story was written in rhyme over twenty years ago. Basically, the title sums it all u... [754 words]
Chipping Away The Truth by Jonathan McCullough I wrote this short story when I was supposed to be writing an essay for english. I woul... [1,217 words]
Bio Incubus by Michael S Upchurch A subterranean nightmare with catastrophic effects. [2,494 words]
A Tiny Mistake by Rachel V Hatch This is a funny, true story that actually happened to the author in her younger years. [205 words]
A Beautiful Thing by Ben Jonjak A girl picks a flower in a park despite her boyfriends objection and finds there is an unexpe... [996 words]
The Wildwood - A ''Short Short'' Tale. by David B Doc Byron After hundreds of years of being hunted for sport by man, wild animals p... [423 words]
The Red Moon - A ''Short Short'' Tale. by David B Doc Byron An ancient werewolf plans to plant hia seed in a new bloodline. [440 words]
No Good Bye by Rick Mantilla Just a story. [1,878 words]
Nasal Therapy by Michael S Upchurch Spooky story about a doctor's last day on the job. [1,657 words]
Interlude by Judith Goff Chance encounters can be dangerous.... [172 words]
Goldy's Last Goose by Gerald L Bosacker GOLDY’S LAST GOOSE (1666 Words) Bill Seeger sliced the home made bread carefully cutting... [1,681 words]
Gazabelle's Last Spell by J Brian Chamberlin Gazabelle is an aging wizard who finds he no longer fits in the new ways of the world. B... [7,691 words]
Belt A Fat Comedian by Gerald L Bosacker While attending the University of Minnesota, I was side-tracked from academics by economic ... [2,333 words]
A Sandy Surprise by Sara Burling A young girl in search of something she lost long ago. [807 words]
A Funny Memory by Jacqueline Anel Sheppard Chris gets stuck in a tree... how do his sisters pull him out? [639 words]
Soliloquy by Judith Goff A woman seeking love, finds more than she expected. [173 words]
Zipperhead by David B Doc Byron A woman attempts to hide the fact she has a son who's tastes in food tend to lean towards... uh... t... [2,186 words]
Watching And Waiting by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [1,253 words]
Tusk by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [1,012 words]
Tiny Pink Pills by Sunny Ain't life a bytch!!! [757 words]
The Weapon Of Hope by Jeffrey (George) Winter When all else fails, there is hope. Three short stories reveals where lies ours. [1,385 words]
The Sacred Cup by Francis James Chudley A short story set in a magical world the story revolves around our young hero Lippin. I wont tel... [5,513 words]
The Day Of The Sun by Kelly Allen Well, let's see. I swear I was possessed when I wrote this... this is not how I normally wri... [861 words]
The Day I Was Destined To Fly by Francis James Chudley This is the story which goes with the poem Casualty. It is an account of when I h... [1,185 words]
Swimming Lessons by Alan Johnson A short story about the life lessons I learned at swimming as a young boy and how I applied th... [1,131 words]
Strawman by David B Doc Byron A scarecrow comes to life and desires freedom. [960 words]
Slug Jam For Grown-Ups by Rowan Davies Jessica is a perfect, pretty fourteen year old girl. After years of over-protection from... [5,502 words]
Redemption Part Two by David B Doc Byron An ex-hitman grows a heart. [203 words]
Redemption Part Three by David B Doc Byron An ex-hitman reflects back on his past. [683 words]
Redemption Part Four by David B Doc Byron An ex-hitman recieves an offer he cant refuse. [345 words]
Redemption Part 0ne by David B Doc Byron A hitman looks back on his past to realize he possess's something he didnt knew he had; a h... [869 words]
Our Friend Steven by John J Yezman My story speaks of the special relationship of three Catholic elementary school friends set i... [3,268 words]
My Uncle Louie, The Goniff by Norman A Rubin A humourous piece of a man who finds hard luck in the committing of criminal acts. A... [1,847 words]
Milk by Robert Hansford Everyday life isn't often easy, especially when you have a drug addiction, even if it only milk. [376 words]
Memoirs From The Row by David B Doc Byron A man in prison awaiting death reflects back on the reason he was doing time. Killing. [1,241 words]
Meat by David B Doc Byron A man loses his grip on reality after a tragic accident. [704 words]
Losing Control by Alicia Jones A girl's struggle to gain control of her life. [4,070 words]
Jingle Bell by Sunny Even simple liquieds have adverse effects on this universe. [537 words]
Her Name Is ... by Austin Oghenekevwe Osoroh Leoman Valloway It is a story centred on the emotions of a crippled woman; it is a perspEctive into the mind se... [1,245 words]
Headshot by David B Doc Byron A drug crazed lunatic on the run from the law hides out inside a wax museum. [1,055 words]
Hannibal, Revisited by David B Doc Byron Hannibal Lector recieves a very surprising phone call from an old friend. [515 words]
Grandma's Garden by Ken Whan Childhood. [1,937 words]
Go To Sleep by Michael S Upchurch A man with amnesia struggles to retain his sanity in his surrealistic world. [3,120 words]
Freakazoid by David B Doc Byron a man with a grudge becomes unhinged and plans to get revenge on the people who exploited his deform... [301 words]
Frankenstien by David B Doc Byron Two hitmen are in the process of disposing of a body, when the tides are turned with a twist endin... [880 words]
Feverblues by David B Doc Byron A small group of people left after a holocaust find ''alternative'' ways to survive. [1,333 words]
End Of The Search by Ramkumar Menon An Indian Boy. Lost Childhood. Search for the bygone days. The search was on. Is Ramu success... [1,202 words]
Dolls
Devronne (Sample Work) by Jacqueline Anel Sheppard Devronne is obsessed in obtaining his deceased wife's manor and nothing will get in his ... [2,814 words]
Devo-1959 by David B Doc Byron A man attempts to teach his robot how to drive a car. [835 words]
Champagne Secrets by Sassy Writer The story of two star crosses lovers enjoying an evening of passion and love. [953 words]
Bloody Retribution by Rowan Davies A man avenges the death of his father. [493 words]
Ant's Fortune by Michael S Upchurch Vacationers have a big problem with an ant covered fortune cookie [2,326 words]
Another Dead Weekend by David B Doc Byron A bored man wanders the streets of his hometown looking for a way to cure boredom. [509 words]
Abra Cadaver by David B Doc Byron an evil ventriloquist turns a man into wood. [874 words]

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TITLE (EDIT)
Dolls
DESCRIPTION
Dolls in a toy store come to life under a witches spell and wreak havoc.
[1,226 words]
TITLE KEYWORD
Horror
AUTHOR
David B Doc Byron
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Just a wild and crazy guy!!
[September 2002]
AUTHOR'S E-MAIL ADDRESS
doch59@yahoo.com
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (184)
1:25 A.M. (Short Stories) Is he dreaming.... or is this reality? [262 words] [Horror]
3 A.M. (Poetry) - [128 words] [Mind]
Abomination (Poetry) A poem dedicated to H.P. Lovecraft. [70 words] [Horror]
Abra Cadaver (Short Stories) an evil ventriloquist turns a man into wood. [874 words]
Abra Cadavera (Poetry) The dead have a big party. [87 words] [Horror]
Another Dead Weekend (Short Stories) A bored man wanders the streets of his hometown looking for a way to cure boredom. [509 words] [Mind]
Billy Lee (Songs) A song about a young man who has gone wayward so many times he doesn't care about life anymore. [142 words] [Fan Fiction]
Bite (Poetry) A poem of vampire lust. [97 words] [Horror]
Blood Is Thicker Than Water (Short Stories) Two vampire siblings learn how to help each other in their time of need. [674 words] [Horror]
Bloodline (Poetry) This is a poem about a man's transformation into a lycanthrope that eventually turned into a short tale and then a short story. Go figure? [120 words] [Horror]
Book Of The Dead (Poetry) A sinner signs their soul away. [81 words] [Horror]
Brimstone (Short Stories) A telephone conversation between two of the US of A's most ''intelligent'' scientists. [421 words] [Science Fiction]
Bye-Bye, Baby (Poetry) The second poem in my ''PAIN'' collection. [162 words] [Mind]
Calling All Killers (Poetry) A vietnam soldier loses his mind. [179 words] [Mind]
Cannibals (Short Stories) Two holocaust survivors learn the hard way how to survive. [334 words] [Horror]
Catch Me If You Can (Poetry) Jack The Ripper, one of the infamous serial killers in history, leaves a calling card. [404 words] [Horror]
Caves (Poetry) A man ventures into an ancient cave filled with the ghosts of other wanderers. [101 words] [Horror]
Children Of The Night (Poetry) Vampires! Dark shadows! Ghosts! Blood sucking! I'm sorry, I couldn't resist! [108 words] [Horror]
Choices (Short Stories) Bad drivers are born losers. [376 words] [Mind]
City Of The Dead (Short Stories) The original story that inspired the poem ''Book of the dead.'' [407 words] [Horror]
Common Bonds (Poetry) The author wishes Jim Morrison a fond farewell. [87 words] [Spiritual]
Cryosleep (Short Stories) An ailen exacts his revenge upon his human oppressors. [386 words] [Science Fiction]
Dance Of Death (Poetry) A story of a young man grieving over his lost lover, only to discover shes not really dead.{At least not in the usual sense.} [566 words] [Horror]
Dante's Hotel (Poetry) A sinner checks into a Hotel he can't check out of. [103 words] [Horror]
Dead Letter Office - A Serial Short Story (Short Stories) A drug addled scientist attempts to create the perfect killing machine with DNA fusion. [256 words] [Science Fiction]
Deathchant (Poetry) A goodbye song for the dearly departed. [37 words] [Horror]
Devo-1959 (Short Stories) A man attempts to teach his robot how to drive a car. [835 words]
Dinner Is Served (Short Stories) A small group of monsters gather at Dracula's castle for a Halloween dinner. [177 words] [Humor]
Doc's Movie Review (Genres) Another review of an obscure 1980's splatter film. [406 words] [Movies]
Doc's Movie Review - ''Alone In The Dark '' (Genres) Yeah...I know. Another boring review. What can I say? I love horror films! [214 words] [Movies]
Doc's Movie Review; ''Last House On A Dead End Street'' (Genres) Horror movie fans; READ THIS REVIEW!! [344 words] [Movies]
Doc's Movie Review - ''Mark Of The Devil '' (Genres) Horror movie fans read this! [135 words] [Movies]
Doc's Recomendations (Reference) - [342 words] [Fan Fiction]
Dream Lover (Short Stories) A tale of true love that never dies. [417 words] [Horror]
Dreamer (Poetry) Figure it out yourself. [75 words] [Horror]
Dreamfix - I'm Closing The Story. (Short Stories) Since nobody wanted to read it or review it, I'm closing it. [154 words] [Mind]
Dreamfix - Part One (Short Stories) A junkie's drug induced demons catch up with him. [185 words] [Mind]
Dreamfix Part Three (Short Stories) Leo gets introduced to the ''Re-conditioning Center.'' [342 words] [Mind]
Dreamfix Part Two (Short Stories) A hopeless drug addict descends into junkie hell. [355 words] [Mind]
Faces (Poetry) A deformed girl finds a way to become beautiful. [140 words] [Horror]
Faust's Hotel (Poetry) A habitual sinner checks into a cheap Hotel he can't check out of. [103 words] [Horror]
Feverblues (Short Stories) A small group of people left after a holocaust find ''alternative'' ways to survive. [1,333 words] [Horror]
Frankenstien (Short Stories) Two hitmen are in the process of disposing of a body, when the tides are turned with a twist ending. [880 words] [Crime]
Freakazoid (Short Stories) a man with a grudge becomes unhinged and plans to get revenge on the people who exploited his deformed son. [301 words] [Mind]
Frightbaby (Poetry) A young ghoul's nursery rhyme. [94 words] [Horror]
Funeralchant Macabre (Poetry) A poem about a someone who isnt exactly torn up about a friends death. [117 words] [Humor]
Gamepoint - A Short Short (Short Stories) a fighter narrates a story about his life in the ring. [546 words] [Fan Fiction]
Ghost Town - Part One (Short Stories) A futuristic bounty hunter seeks a legendary ghost town where a sorcerer supposedly can arise the dead. [527 words] [Science Fiction]
Ghost Town - Part Three (Short Stories) Lexxus and the darkman finally meet on the streets of the ghost twon for the final showdown. [314 words] [Science Fiction]
Ghost Town - Part Two (Short Stories) Lexxus Machine, the sorcerer who overlooks the ghost town, awaits the Darkman's arrival. [406 words] [Science Fiction]
Ghosts- A ''Short-Short'' Short Story (Short Stories) A man's demons catch up with him. [418 words] [Horror]
Go Down Dead Part Four (Short Stories) Sampson Faith gets his ''faith'' tested. [362 words] [Science Fiction]
Go Down Dead Part One (Short Stories) A futuristic western. [360 words] [Science Fiction]
Go Down Dead Part Three (Short Stories) Sampson's battle with the undead begins. [403 words] [Science Fiction]
Go Down Dead Part Two (Short Stories) Sampson is forced to confront the living dead. [401 words] [Science Fiction]
Go Down Dead - The End (Short Stories) Sampson finally realizes what it's been about. [463 words] [Science Fiction]
Good Advice (Essays) A dying man's advice to the living. [585 words] [Spiritual]
Green (Short Stories) A man's guilt catches up with him. [496 words] [Mind]
Handicapped - A Short Short Tale (Short Stories) An internet pornographer learns the errors of his ways. [554 words] [Fan Fiction]
Hannibal, Revisited (Short Stories) Hannibal Lector recieves a very surprising phone call from an old friend. [515 words] [Humor]
Headshot (Short Stories) A drug crazed lunatic on the run from the law hides out inside a wax museum. [1,055 words] [Mind]
Headstones (Short Stories) - [200 words] [Horror]
Hearts (Short Stories) - [264 words] [Mind]
Hounds (Poetry) Doc Haliday, legendary sidekick of Wyatt Earp, pays his dues. [180 words] [Fan Fiction]
H.P. Lovecraft; True Master Of Horror Fiction (Non-Fiction) My perosnal opinion of H.P. Lovecraft's works. [401 words] [Horror]
If Only When (Poetry) The last poem in my PAIN collection. [85 words] [Mind]
I'm Coming For You (Short Stories) A devout Atheist decides to meet his maker... ....the hard way. [526 words] [Mind]
Imposter (Poetry) A drug addict reflects back on her life after her arrest. [94 words] [Mind]
Inbred (Short Stories) A story based on the mass murderer Ed Gein. [303 words] [Horror]
Insideout (Short Stories) A woman born deformed longs to be beautiful. [791 words] [Horror]
It Runs In The Family (Short Stories) A subject I've never had to deal with, but have known people who have. [214 words] [Mind]
It's All In The Teeth (Short Stories) Like alot of my darker work, there is no logical explanation. [388 words] [Horror]
Jolie Marie (Poetry) A poem about a cajun girl bitten by a werewolf. [252 words] [Horror]
Letters From Purgatory (Short Stories) Figure it out as you go along. [244 words] [Horror]
Letters From Purgatory - Interlude (Short Stories) - [70 words] [Horror]
Letters From Purgatory Part 2 (Short Stories) You figure it out as you go along. [186 words] [Horror]
Letters From Purgatory Part 3 (Short Stories) He's getting closer to the truth! [227 words] [Horror]
Letters From Purgatory -Part 4-Ending (Short Stories) The secret is finally revealed! [147 words] [Horror]
Letters From The Wasteland (Novels) A serial novel about a young drifter who stumbles on to a secret society run by a lunatic who fancies himself the second coming of the anti-christ. [1,899 words] [Horror]
Letters From The Wasteland-- Installment Two (Novels) JR Walker's brother, Billy, is on the search for JR when he runs into unexpected trouble. [813 words] [Horror]
Letters From The Wasteland-Installment - Three (Novels) The dark one, Ted Lexxus, is lead to his isolation cell, unknowing to his captors he has a plan for escape. [566 words] [Horror]
Letters From The Wasteland--Installment 4-Part5 (Novels) JR Walker and the nun get aquainted under the worst of circumstances, and JR comes up with a plan for escape. [729 words] [Horror]
Letters From The Wasteland-Installment 5 Part6 (Novels) Billy Walker is still being chased by the crazy cop. [815 words] [Horror]
Life Sucks (Short Stories) - [360 words]
Life Sucks - Part 2 (Short Stories) Haven't you figured it out yet? [144 words] [Mind]
Lifelights (Poetry) You figure it out. [237 words] [Horror]
Lizardman (Poetry) A poem about a legendary swamp dwelling beast. [128 words] [Horror]
Love And Sacrifice (Poetry) Werewolves, man!!!!! [147 words] [Horror]
Loverdoll (Short Stories) - [400 words] [Horror]
Machines - A Short Short Tale (Short Stories) A freelance strongarm protects the tenants in his building. [499 words] [Mind]
Magic (Short Stories) A magician meets up with his successor. [263 words] [Horror]
Mdern Myths And Urban Legends Part Two (Genres) - [147 words] [Horror]
Meat (Short Stories) A man loses his grip on reality after a tragic accident. [704 words] [Mind]
Memoirs From The Row (Short Stories) A man in prison awaiting death reflects back on the reason he was doing time. Killing. [1,241 words] [Crime]
Millineums Later (Poetry) A scorned lover reflects on the past. [76 words] [Relationships]
Modern Myths And Urban Legends - Part 1 (Genres) An examination of myths and legends that alot of people find so true to life. [137 words] [Humor]
Mother Trucker - Ending (Short Stories) - [237 words] [Horror]
Mother - Trucker - Part One (Short Stories) A tale of revenge. [236 words] [Horror]
Movie Review - By: ''Doc'' (Genres) The first in my reviews of obscure 1980's horror films. [448 words] [Movies]
Movie Review: Don't Go In The House (Genres) Another review of 1980's horror films. [430 words] [Movies]
Mr. Nasty - A Crimehorror Tale Part One (Short Stories) A stupid redneck learns why alot of folks carry handguns. [391 words] [Crime]
Mr. Nasty - Ending (Short Stories) - [437 words] [Crime]
Naked - Poem Three Of The Pain Collection (Poetry) - [143 words] [Mind]
No Matter At All (Songs) Two college classmates have trouble with their relationship. [202 words] [Relationships]
Offerings (Screenplays) A screenplay for a short, fifteen minute film about a young man meeting up with the devil after a genocide has occurred. [588 words] [Movies]
Our City's Finest (Short Stories) A cop hunts a serial killer? [408 words] [Crime]
Pain (Poetry) - [169 words] [Mind]
Paranoia (Short Stories) If Michelle liked my story ''MAGIC,'' she'll love this one. [444 words] [Mind]
Passing Through Heaven's Door (Poetry) A dedication to the late Warren Zevon [161 words] [Motivational]
Podunk (Short Stories) A small group of rednecks find out what it's like not to get the last laugh on a minority. [763 words] [Humor]
Prisoner (Poetry) A dark seduction. [130 words] [Horror]
Prophecies (Short Stories) A different take on the typical werewolf tale. [886 words] [Science Fiction]
Pulp-Affliction (Short Stories) You figure it out. [568 words] [Mind]
Quotable Quotes (Non-Fiction) - [76 words] [Mind]
Redemption Part 0ne (Short Stories) A hitman looks back on his past to realize he possess's something he didnt knew he had; a heart. [869 words] [Crime]
Redemption Part Four (Short Stories) An ex-hitman recieves an offer he cant refuse. [345 words] [Crime]
Redemption Part Three (Short Stories) An ex-hitman reflects back on his past. [683 words] [Crime]
Redemption Part Two (Short Stories) An ex-hitman grows a heart. [203 words] [Crime]
Remember Me In Your Heart (Poetry) A song written by my late father, David Doc Byron. [190 words] [Motivational]
Roadkill; The Last Days Of John Martin (Genres) Yet another review of an obscure 80's horror flick. [390 words] [Movies]
Scarecrow (Poetry) A poem about a scarecrow. What else can I say? [80 words] [Fantasy]
Shadowman (Poetry) Let my son figure it out since he's hanging around. [110 words] [Horror]
Shapeshifter Part Five (Short Stories) Billy pays his strange new friends a visit. [207 words] [Horror]
Shapeshifter Part Four (Short Stories) Billy decides to make a major ''change.'' [184 words] [Horror]
Shapeshifter - Part One (Short Stories) - [412 words] [Horror]
Shapeshifter Part Three (Short Stories) - [259 words] [Horror]
Shapeshifter Part Two (Short Stories) - [219 words] [Horror]
Shapeshifter The End (Short Stories) Uh uh...no way. Gotta read it!!!! [245 words] [Horror]
Sheela (Short Stories) An avid fan of hunting wild game is suddenly faced with the idea of preserving life. [674 words] [Fantasy]
Skins (Poetry) - [105 words] [Horror]
Solitaire (Short Stories) An abused child seeks solace in her own little world. [952 words] [Mind]
Strawman (Short Stories) A scarecrow comes to life and desires freedom. [960 words] [Fantasy]
Taking Care Of Your Own (Short Stories) The father of a quadrepalegic finds out love does not conquer all. [521 words] [Humor]
Tender Nights (Poetry) A man's nightmares begin to torture him. [115 words] [Mind]
The 2nd Party - Part 0ne (Short Stories) An ex-hitman reflects back on the job that changed his life forever. [295 words] [Crime]
The Awakening, Part 1 (Short Stories) The first half of a story me and my son had collaborated on. [491 words] [Horror]
The Blood Taster's Club - Ending (Short Stories) - [428 words] [Horror]
The Blood Taster's Club Part One (Short Stories) - [390 words] [Horror]
The Boneyard (Non-Fiction) - [476 words]
The Brethren Ending (Short Stories) - [478 words] [Horror]
The Brethren Part One (Short Stories) A lonely farmer finds his destiny in his own back yard. [384 words] [Horror]
The Hunger (Short Stories) An ancient planet/entity/being voices it's opinion. [243 words] [Mind]
The Immortality Thief (Short Stories) A college professor meets up with his worst nightmare. [480 words] [Science Fiction]
The Long Ride Home (Short Stories) An alien from another world gets captured and examined. [574 words] [Science Fiction]
The Messiah (Short Stories) A small town youth grows up to be the anti-christ. [331 words] [Horror]
The Optimist Club (Short Stories) Its a surprise. [395 words] [Horror]
The Raod To Hell - Part Two (Short Stories) Leo meets up with an old ''friend.'' [192 words] [Horror]
The Red Moon - A ''Short Short'' Tale. (Short Stories) An ancient werewolf plans to plant hia seed in a new bloodline. [440 words] [Horror]
The Road To Hell - Part Four (Short Stories) - [145 words] [Horror]
The Road To Hell Part Three (Short Stories) - [305 words] [Horror]
The Running (Short Stories) A man left alone after a holocaust reflects back on his former life. [437 words] [Mind]
The Saviour Part One (Short Stories) A serial killer helps sinners redeem themselves in his own way. [385 words] [Horror]
The Saviour Part Three (Short Stories) The investigation into mysterious deaths continues. [287 words] [Horror]
The Saviour Part Two (Short Stories) The ''Saviour'' tries to figure himself out. [244 words] [Horror]
The Secret Of Pimples (Short Stories) You'll never see this one coming.... [362 words] [Horror]
The Vagabond Heart (Poetry) a poem about an evil entity. [110 words] [Horror]
The Wildwood (Novels) A novelette about an ancient entity that travels the universe in search of any type of wildlife that it can use to take power over mankind and other lifeforms for evil purposes. [533 words] [Fantasy]
The Wildwood - A ''Short Short'' Tale. (Short Stories) After hundreds of years of being hunted for sport by man, wild animals plan a rebellion. [423 words] [Fantasy]
The Wildwood Part Four (Novels) Nakata, the evil entity who plans to oblierate mankind, observes the earth from his lunar perch. [213 words] [Fantasy]
The Wildwood Part Three (Novels) Alex realizes that the shapes he saw on the moon werent just shadows. [305 words] [Fantasy]
The Wildwood Part Two (Novels) Lester Talbot, an old man living in a hillside cabin alone, experiences something he's sure is paranormal. [678 words] [Fantasy]
The Wish (Songs) - [128 words] [Romance]
The Wolf Part 0ne (Novels) The Wolf investigates the abuse case of a neighbor. [237 words] [Crime]
The Wolf Prologue (Novels) A self educated street tough decides to become a modern day Robin Hood. [1,115 words] [Crime]
There's Nothing Left Here (Poetry) A pessimist examines life. [124 words] [Mind]
Timebomb (Poetry) A poem dedicated to the late Ted Bundy. [155 words] [Crime]
To All My Favorite Writers; You Know Who You Are (Non-Fiction) Update on my college placement tests. [412 words] [Humor]
To ''C'' From Doc (Non-Fiction) A personal rebuttal to a nasty review. [434 words] [Self-Help]
Tombstones (Poetry) You figure it out. [225 words] [Horror]
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Dolls
David B Doc Byron

    Amy stopped in the middle of the aisle, looked
up at the doll sitting on the top shelf.
The box encasing the doll read; My name is Tracy.
And below that; I can talk!
A voice behind Amy startled her. She wheeled around on
her Pro Keds to see a store employee. She was tall,
pretty, with red hair and green eyes. She wore a
friendly smile. Amy knew she'd be an easy
target.
Her name tag read; My name is Jill.
''Would you like to see that doll close up?'' she
asked.
Amy was thrilled by the idea. ''Oh, yes! Please
let me hold her, mam!''
''You can call me Jill,'' the woman said, still
wearing a big smile. Jill reached up, grabbed
the box, and handed it to Amy, whos eyes were
filled with awe. She took it in her little hands,
giggling with excitement. She turned the box over
to read the back, the instructions. It said
that talking Tracy could say seven different
things, including ''you are my best friend
forever.'' Amy knew she had to have the doll.

        As Jill walked away to wait on a
customer, Amy scurried down the aisle to
the corner, peered right, then left.
Her mother was nowhere in sight.
Amy quickly scurried down the next aisle,
and hid behind a display of Barbie dolls. She
peered to the right and left again, seeing
no one. She took a hop, skip, and a jump
over to a door displaying a sign that read;
EMPLOYEES ONLY, and quickly slipped inside.
       She didnt see anybody.
She walked over to the Ladies Room door, and
pushed the door open a little. ''Peek-a-boo,
its me!'' she whispered. ''Ive got another
friend for us to play with!''
A small voice came from inside. ''Okay! But
hurry up and get in here before anybody sees
you!''

        Amy slipped through the door fast, then
closed it behind her. A second later, a small hand
slipped through the partially opened door,
slipping an OUT OF ORDER sign on to the doorknob.
The door closed again, and locked.
Amy carried the Tracy doll over to the sink, set
it down. She peeled the plastic cover off of the
box, then removed the doll, setting it down on
the floor, facing the other dolls that were
already there.
One of the dolls, a GI Joe doll, spoke up first.
''So? Whats so great about her?''
Amy shot GI Joe a dirty look. ''Well, for one
thing, she can ALREADY talk. I dont have to MAKE
her talk, like I did you.''
GI JOe piped up again, gripping the gun on his
belt. ''So what? I can do more things than she
can! I can shoot a gun, I can do hand to hand
combat, I can-
Amy interrupted him with a wave of her hand.
''SO what?! The only reason you can do those
things is because Im a witch like my mom, and
I let you do those things.''
A blond Barbie doll spoke up. ''Yeah! Thats
right, you Army brat! So shut up! Army brat!
Army brat!''
The other dolls, a Darth Vader doll, a Ken doll,
and a Johnny West all chimed in now. ''Army brat!
Army brat!''

         Amy put a finger up to her lips.
''Ssshhh!'' she said. ''Someone will hear us!''
Suddenly, a sound at the door stopped the
chanting.
The sound of keys jingling.
''See!'' GI Joe whispered. ''You made too much
noise, and now were all gonna be POW's!''
The GI Joe doll ran over to the corner behind
the door, grabbed the handle of a toilet
plunger, and posed as if to swing it like a bat.
         The door opened a few seconds later,
and a man wearing a matinence uniform walked
in.
He looked down at Amy and the other dolls
standing close by, and the Barbie doll waved
at him and said, ''Hi!''
The man said, ''What the hell..'' as the GI
Joe doll swung the handle of the plunger,
the wooden handle cracking the man's shins
with a SNAP! sound, his bones breaking like
dry twigs, and he dropped to his knees.
Before he could say or do anything else, the
GI Joe doll scurried around from his blind side
to face him, looking up at him with tiny, black,
lifeless eyes, and drew his tiny 9MM from his
side holster. Racked the tiny slide, pointed
it at the man's face.
A look of stark terror filled the man's eyes
as GI Joe said, ''Name, rank, and serial number,
you Nazi!''
The man looked up at Amy, who was smiling, her
eyes glowing red like burning embers, and asked,
''What...who are you..''
GI Joe said, ''Wrong answer!''
Then GI Joe pulled the trigger on the tiny
9MM, sending a tiny slug about the size of a
BB pellet in to the man's right eyeball, the
eye exploding like a tiny water balloon, blood and
yellowish colored fluid dripping down on to the
man's cheek as he screamed in pain and fright,
and then GI Joe shot him again, this time in the
teeth.

       Two teeth exploded in a tiny haze of bone
fragments and blood, and the man stopped screaming
and began choking, trying not to swallow the pieces
of his teeth for fear of them cutting the lining
of his throat.
At that point, as the Amy and the others cheered
GI Joe on, clapping and laughing, GI Joe scampered
up the man's left arm up to his shoulder like a
tiny mountain climber, and stuck the barrel of
the 9MM into the man's left ear, and pulled the
trigger.
A small stream of blood began dripping from the
man's ear as his eyes suddenly rolled over white,
looking like two slivers of egg white, and he
slowly fell over face first on to the floor,
his nose breaking as he hit the linoleum.
Then he lay still.
''See?!'' GI Joe said, waving his tiny gun in the
air. ''I can fight! I took care of it!''
Amy said, ''Okay, okay! Just take him over there
and hide him inside the toilet stall, and close
the door so nobody can see him!''

        The GI Joe doll and the Darth Vader
slowly dragged the body over to the stall, and
plopped it down on the toilet seat, the man's
body now sitting on the toilet as if having a
bowel movement. His one good eye stared blankly
out at nothing, his other eye just a dark void
of death.
When they were done, Amy had brought the Tracy
doll to life now, and the doll was talking to
Amy.
''PLease take the batteries out of my back.
They hurt.''
Amy took them out and tossed them in the trashcan.
Then she stood up, and walked back over to the
door. ''Ill be right back,'' she said. ''Im going
to go get some more dolls to play with.''
The GI Joe doll spoke up. ''Get another one like
me, Okay?''
''Okay,'' Amy said, cracking an evil grin. ''And
Ill bring back the lady that works here, too.
Her name is Jill, and shes real nice.''
Amy quickly slipped through the door and was gone.

         Inside the bathroom, the GI Joe doll
pulled out his little knife, and the Darth Vader
doll pulled out his light saber sword.
The two of them began walking back over to the toilet stall
where the matinence man sat dead.

They were going to have some more fun with him while
Amy was gone.

 

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STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
September 2002
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