Ignorance/Bliss

Ignorance/Bliss

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “Bliss is a drug that has been used for centuries by a totalitarian government to help keep the population in line. You are one of the first people in 390 years to stop taking it.”


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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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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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