Fears Held Hostage
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Collab for the sci-fi contest, “No progress on your PTSD I see, well then, I suppose it’s time for round three”

Fears Held Hostage

Gasping like a fish out of water, I awake

Gasping like a fish out of water, I awake Memories of a dark world, resurface to the front of my brain

Gasping like a fish out of water, I awake Memories of a dark world, resurface to the front of my brain I blink, and it's gone, the memory stolen away

Gasping like a fish out of water, I awake Memories of a dark world, resurface to the front of my brain I blink, and it's gone, the memory stolen away My shackled hands chafe, the chains clank, and I'm taken back to my first day

Gasping like a fish out of water, I awake Memories of a dark world, resurface to the front of my brain I blink, and it's gone, the memory stolen away My shackled hands chafe, the chains clank, and I'm taken back to my first day @hayha

My memory, blurry, can't think straight

My memory, blurry, can't think straight Only faint memories that seem like dreams

My memory, blurry, can't think straight Only faint memories that seem like dreams Everyone is gone, what's going on?

My memory, blurry, can't think straight Only faint memories that seem like dreams Everyone is gone, what's going on? It's just me Alone Again

My memory, blurry, can't think straight Only faint memories that seem like dreams Everyone is gone, what's going on? It's just me Alone Again @lianna_writes

The echoes of gunshots still ring in my ears

The echoes of gunshots still ring in my ears, I have nothing but time to recall them

The echoes of gunshots still ring in my ears, I have nothing but time to recall them To escape all the madness, the prison guard gave me a potion, to "make me feel better"

The echoes of gunshots still ring in my ears, I have nothing but time to recall them To escape all the madness, the prison guard gave me a potion, to "make me feel better" He told me to drink the serum

The echoes of gunshots still ring in my ears, I have nothing but time to recall them To escape all the madness, the prison guard gave me a potion, to "make me feel better" He told me to drink the serum @ebugler34

No one ever near, hears me scream

No one ever near, hears me scream Dazed feeling inside my brain

No one ever near, hears me scream Dazed feeling inside my brain Thinking it was just a dream

No one ever near, hears me scream Dazed feeling inside my brain Thinking it was just a dream But in reality, I was tied with a chain

No one ever near, hears me scream Dazed feeling inside my brain Thinking it was just a dream But in reality, I was tied with a chain @myellbaker91102

I found myself inside a room where darkness is all I can see,

I found myself inside a room where darkness is all I can see, The darkness that stole all forms surround me

I found myself inside a room where darkness is all I can see, The darkness that stole all forms surround me Something sparkles, leaving a tingle in my hand

I found myself inside a room where darkness is all I can see, The darkness that stole all forms surround me Something sparkles, leaving a tingle in my hand A tiny fragment of memory that contains the fears I can't withstand

I found myself inside a room where darkness is all I can see, The darkness that stole all forms surround me Something sparkles, leaving a tingle in my hand A tiny fragment of memory that contains the fears I can't withstand @dearpoetri

Slowly, steadily, I feel my memory slacking back

Slowly, steadily, I feel my memory slacking back As I gaze along the gloomy room

Slowly, steadily, I feel my memory slacking back As I gaze along the gloomy room, I could see the hollow corridor

Slowly, steadily, I feel my memory slacking back As I gaze along the gloomy room, I could see the hollow corridor, Finding an escape, I wish to flee away

Slowly, steadily, I feel my memory slacking back As I gaze along the gloomy room, I could see the hollow corridor, Finding an escape, I wish to flee away @poeticworld

The fears that overtake me, I can't get over them

The fears that overtake me, I can't get over them They're silly, I know, yet I wish for an escape, a way out of this nasty place

The fears that overtake me, I can't get over them They're silly, I know, yet I wish for an escape, a way out of this nasty place But really, there is no way out

The fears that overtake me, I can't get over them They're silly, I know, yet I wish for an escape, a way out of this nasty place But really, there is no way out Because the place I really wish to escape is my mind

The fears that overtake me, I can't get over them They're silly, I know, yet I wish for an escape, a way out of this nasty place But really, there is no way out Because the place I really wish to escape is my mind @paperbackwriter

As I hear the grumbles and groans, the slight sound of walking bones

As I hear the grumbles and groans, the slight sound of walking bones, I dare to look and regret it too, my victims appearing before me, even if I don't remember who

As I hear the grumbles and groans, the slight sound of walking bones, I dare to look and regret it too, my victims appearing before me, even if I don't remember who Ghosts of my past have come to haunt me

As I hear the grumbles and groans, the slight sound of walking bones, I dare to look and regret it too, my victims appearing before me, even if I don't remember who Ghosts of my past have come to haunt me My fears now real as if Hell let them free

As I hear the grumbles and groans, the slight sound of walking bones, I dare to look and regret it too, my victims appearing before me, even if I don't remember who Ghosts of my past have come to haunt me My fears now real as if Hell let them free @whoknowsreally

I feel a heating sensation in my legs, a burning and scorching aroma

I feel a heating sensation in my legs, a burning and scorching aroma I see blood gushing from my thighs, and grasp it tightly

I feel a heating sensation in my legs, a burning and scorching aroma I see blood gushing from my thighs, and grasp it tightly My eyes close, feeling so high

I feel a heating sensation in my legs, a burning and scorching aroma I see blood gushing from my thighs, and grasp it tightly My eyes close, feeling so high And look up to find the owner to the bullet and there laid a big, evil grin

I feel a heating sensation in my legs, a burning and scorching aroma I see blood gushing from my thighs, and grasp it tightly My eyes close, feeling so high And look up to find the owner to the bullet and there laid a big, evil grin @anonymousbanana

Held captive by thoughts, my body's in knots

Held captive by thoughts, my body's in knots No happiness to feel, just fear

Held captive by thoughts, my body's in knots No happiness to feel, just fear My consciousness's fading, everything is aging, no escape in sight

Held captive by thoughts, my body's in knots No happiness to feel, just fear My consciousness's fading, everything is aging, no escape in sight My tears turn to stone, freezing up like an ice cream cone

Held captive by thoughts, my body's in knots No happiness to feel, just fear My consciousness's fading, everything is aging, no escape in sight My tears turn to stone, freezing up like an ice cream cone @summerbaby

Staccato sounds of war and my teardrops scatter

Staccato sounds of war and my teardrops scatter Not World War Two but World War Three as if the label matters

Staccato sounds of war and my teardrops scatter Not World War Two but World War Three as if the label matters Is it reality or dream, my mind is blind and feeble

Staccato sounds of war and my teardrops scatter Not World War Two but World War Three as if the label matters Is it reality or dream, my mind is blind and feeble But either way, a planet turned the sky on our own people

Staccato sounds of war and my teardrops scatter Not World War Two but World War Three as if the label matters Is it reality or dream, my mind is blind and feeble But either way, a planet turned the sky on our own people @sonnettree

All these sounds make it hard to hear, its the night I always fear

All these sounds make it hard to hear, its the night I always fear The army with their grenades and guns, the fear of starving cause we have only coffee and buns

All these sounds make it hard to hear, its the night I always fear The army with their grenades and guns, the fear of starving cause we have only coffee and buns, Neither money nor company, mother is dead, the soldier killed her on the doorstep

They are coming for my head, when I open my eyes my phycologist is doing her prep

They are coming for my head, when I open my eyes my phycologist is doing her prep @debadityadutta

"Anything new?" I ask and she says to me

"Anything new?" I ask and she says to me, "Nothing but more pain and agony, far as the eye can see.

"Anything new?" I ask and she says to me, "Nothing but more pain and agony, far as the eye can see. No progress on your PTSD I see

"Anything new?" I ask and she says to me, "Nothing but more pain and agony, far as the eye can see. No progress on your PTSD I see, Well then, I suppose it's time for round three."

"Anything new?" I ask and she says to me, "Nothing but more pain and agony, far as the eye can see. No progress on your PTSD I see, Well then, I suppose it's time for round three." @angelbreeze

Yet again I'm taken back, I can no longer withstand

Yet again I'm taken back, I can no longer withstand Every cell in my body tensing up like a pulled out rubber band

Yet again I'm taken back, I can no longer withstand Every cell in my body tensing up like a pulled out rubber band I'm so close to breaking, I can feel my mind giving up

Yet again I'm taken back, I can no longer withstand Every cell in my body tensing up like a pulled out rubber band I'm so close to breaking, I can feel my mind giving up All I want is for the aching and the false memories to stop

Yet again I'm taken back, I can no longer withstand Every cell in my body tensing up like a pulled out rubber band I'm so close to breaking, I can feel my mind giving up All I want is for the aching and the false memories to stop @lucasedge

Adrenaline flowing through my veins, feeling a haste of pain

Adrenaline flowing through my veins, feeling a haste of pain I look around and see the world shaking and trembling in fear

Adrenaline flowing through my veins, feeling a haste of pain I look around and see the world shaking and trembling in fear I'm captive in a caged hell, holding the serum in my hands

Adrenaline flowing through my veins, feeling a haste of pain I look around and see the world shaking and trembling in fear I'm captive in a caged hell, holding the serum in my hands Not knowing if I won or game over

Adrenaline flowing through my veins, feeling a haste of pain I look around and see the world shaking and trembling in fear I'm captive in a caged hell, holding the serum in my hands Not knowing if @himari_11 I won or game over

This was my first collab, and I’m so glad I decided to do it A wonderful experience And I’m thankful for the glorious Time we all had

@lianna_writes @ebugler34 @myellbaker91102 @dearpoetri @poeticworld @paperbackwriter @whoknowsreally @anonymousbanana @summerbaby @sonnetree @debadityadutta @angelbreeze @lucasedge @himari_11

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