You Made Me Take Drugs by Bogdan Dragos

“You made me take drugs,” she reproached him But he didn’t hear her over the pain in his lower belly “You made me take drugs,” she repeated. “Huh?” “And for this I’ve decided to replace you. With someone better, someone who would never make me do something I don’t feel right with.” He shook his…

The Building was still Unfinished by Bogdan Dragos

They will never finish the building It would stay in its skeletal form forever because the government is corrupt but then they all are so it wasn’t the grandest tragedy of the world It was a fun place for the kids A place where they pretended to be monkeys and did parkour and whatnot A…

Just an Illusion by Bogdan Dragos

like it’s been painted a million times, the room seemed smaller narrower suffocating. The window too small, the door too sturdy, ceiling too low and the generator of the illusion stood across from her on the bed He’s been around for a year and six months Result of her first and surely last non-aborted pregnancy…

Savages by Bogdan Dragos

Wasn’t the best house for a five-year-old It was just a small room above the bar his mother worked in and it was open until late at night and he couldn’t sleep because of the noise He imagined savages going at each other, fighting to the death, and then laughing in celebration of victory and…

Kissed So Hard by Bogdan Dragos

“Have you ever kissed a lover so hard you chipped a tooth?” she asked with a grin that revealed more than one chipped tooth He shook his head. “No, and I really don’t intend to.” Well, that’s what you get for hitting on a girl you meet in the yard of the local asylum. But…

Genius Level Trap by Bogdan Dragos

they didn’t think about it. That’s the problem, kids usually don’t plan ahead, they live in the moment They just saw a movie and wanted to imitate the actors because they thought what the actors did was cool The actors hunted wild animals through the jungle and to do so they built traps all over…

Before the Leap by Bogdan Dragos

so this is it then He stood by the margin of the ravine looked down took a deep breath looked behind him no shadowy figure reaching out no pale silhouette making stop motions no apparition telling him to not jump Of course, what the hell was he thinking? These things don’t happen outside of stories…

Why Do You Seek the Living Among the Dead by Bogdan Dragos

The old lady kept coming by the hospital to assure the medics that it’ll be okay “He’s a true fighter,” she said. “I know he’ll make it. He has won the battle with drugs twice in the past. He’ll make it this time as well. I know it. I feel it. I believe in him.”…