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#EmmyshubStories ”SANDHURST” by Phylix Chika [Ongoing Story]

How do you tell the dead they are no longer alive? How do you plead with the beast that the mother denied? - From the tales of noon It was hot. But not scalding hot. Just hot enough to bring consciousness back. The ground beneath felt loose and almost soft, but also rough

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#EmmyshubStories “The Letter Game” Short Mystery-Horror by David Onyemaizu

He had always loved these little games. For him; they often provided a vivid sense of comfort and control, and of course the gap-toothed man liked to be in control of certain situations and this was just only one of them. He grinned gravely into the upright mirror which graced the

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‘TRANCE’ a short thriller story by ‘Phylix Chika’

#Fiction Trance ====== It was beautiful, the sunset. It had an aura around it. Explaining it with words wasn’t a very easy thing to do. Especially the sunset up on the hills Ada had always treasured. It really was beautiful. One had to experience it to really understand just how radiant it was. Ada giggled. A radiant

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#EmmyshubStories: ‘Don’t Cry’ chapter 13

#Fiction Previously on Don't Cry; “You slapped me?” Lara asked as she slapped Foluso. “YOU SLAPPED ME!” At that point, everything came crashing down. All the anger. The sadness. The frustration. The angst. The pains. Each time a new sensation passed through the cracks of Lara's emotional walls, another hit was landed. A

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‘Mother’s Unconditional Murder’ By Onyeka Micheal Chiemelie

  His mother was my mother’s best friend. They did everything in common from gossiping and backbiting to calculating when their period cramps would fall through. The calendar dates were always marred with biro stains which I couldn’t fathom what it was until much later in life. Momma was always speaking in whispers around her. Momma told

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#Emmyshubtories; “Dont Cry” chapter Two

#Fiction Previously on Don't Cry; “Little angel Barbara on your mind, right?” Florence giggled, the sound making Segun's insides flip. “You have that look on your face when you think about her. It's kinda cute.” “And now you know my looks too. Please tell my village people you didn't find me,” Segun chuckled. x Barbara

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