Short stories tagged with Anticlimactic Plot

Listing 3 stories.

When an officer in the State Department is sent to work as a diplomat for the CIA, he must balance the fate of other nations and politicians with his own interests and career goals.

A man is walking home from his office one afternoon, when he passes a man lying unconscious in the street. As the man goes home and tries to navigate the complications of family life, he considers his own mortality and wonders if he has failed the people he loves.

A young girl lives with her family in Northern Ireland and often spends time exploring the city and listening to her father's stories. When one of the mother's clients falls for a fortune teller's tricks, the family must decide whether or not they will help her.