The Patience and Patients of Nurse Mother Death

The Patience and Patients of Nurse Mother Death

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “Death is not a skeletal figure, but a kindly and motherly one who comforts and cares for those slow to die and embraces close those who die fast. She has no idea how she got her current reputation.”


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Tough Firing

Tough Firing

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “You’ve had a fulfilling life, you got your dream job, married the love of your life, had 4 of the best kids in the world and died a regret-less death. Then you wake up.”


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Ants and Sugar

Ants and Sugar

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “Your wife is literally perfect. Several years after the marriage you feel a bit bored and start to look for a little mildly thrilling affair. Turns out your wife is fallen angel/ascended demon who really loves you and is just keeping all her horrific traits sealed inside.”

Extra: “Bonus points if you make the woman he’s having an affair with an alternate persona his wife created to give him this affair, and then gently guide him back.”


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Raising and Razing

Raising and Razing

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “you are a demon who was sent to earth as a final chance to better yourself, but when you get there, there is nothing you can do to help anyone. Over time you start to watch the world fall into decay, but as you are immortal, you cannot die with it. You are not accepted back into hell.”


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Terminally Challenged

Terminally Challenged

a piece of fiction by The Overlord Bear

beta-read by TheOtherGabby

cover illustration by The Overlord Bear

Summary: Two rich yet terminally ill men have neighboring hospital rooms. One is a cynical comedian who wants to die, while the other is some dude who awaits death with a smile and a lot of beloved companions. Somehow, they become friends before death.


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The Demonic Scale

The Demonic Scale

a piece of fiction by The Overlord Bear

beta-read by TheOtherGabby

cover illustration by The Overlord Bear

Summary: A mysterious “Herald of Justice” saves and raises a poor young pair of brother and sister away from the cruelty of the streets, but the Herald named Scale has quite a process of succession…


WARNING: MATURE CONTENT!


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