Apocalyptic Admission

Apocalyptic Admission

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “The apocalypse is coming. Humanity has received its first warning sign: Not an earthquake, nor a meteor, nor burning hellfire. An essay, with the following prompt: ‘Please state why you should survive armaggedon (min. 100 words).’”


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Obstacular

Obstacular

a prompted short story by The Overlord Bear

Prompt (from r/WritingPrompts): “You made a deal with a demon to be the best negotiator to ever exist. You then used this power to successfully bargain for HIS soul. Satan is not amused.”


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If the Nativity Happened in Today’s Philippines

If the Nativity Happened in Today’s Philippines

a Christmas reflection by The Overlord Bear/Jem De Ocampo

“Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him.

John would have prevented him, saying ‘I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?’

But Jesus answered him, ‘Let it be so now; for thus it is fitting for us to fulfil all righteousness.’ Then he consented” (Matthew 3:13-15).


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Typical Humans and Immaculately Conceived Humans

Typical Humans and Immaculately Conceived Humans

an Immaculate Conception reflection by The Overlord Bear/Jem De Ocampo

edited by my mother

“And looking around on those who sat about him, he said, ‘Here are my mother and my brethren!

Whoever does the will of God is my brother, and sister, and mother’” (Mark 3:34-35).


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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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