Short stories tagged with Accident

Listing 18 stories.

A Black teenage boy in Illinois becomes obsessed with the idea of owning a gun–until he realizes that with the gun comes a level of adult responsibility he isn’t ready to assume.

A widow whose husband died attempting to fly a plane becomes fixated on the compelling young woman hired to replace him as a sixth grade teacher.

After arriving at the scene of a motorcycle crash, a policeman must manage the emotions of his partner while also dealing with the gruesomeness of the scene.

A young white girl backpacking through Kenya imposes upon a couple she tangentially knows and has a life-changing near-death experience.

When a music teacher in Medieval England finds an alluring young student who can sing the perfect note, his home life comes crashing down around him.

A girl is taken by the spirited of death, Letty, but not before she hears the horrific story of Letty's death at the hands of a white man.

A middle-aged man wins a free trip to Ireland, but soon realizes it was orchestrated by someone from his past who forces him to complete a strange mission.

A set of twins struggles with the trauma of having survived a boat accident where many of their peers died.

A mother invites a former employee to join her on a boat ride where everything takes a turn for the worse.

A man takes his niece to the circus, hoping her sense of wonder will help him feel young again; however, a tragic accident leaves him haunted by the experience.