Short stories tagged with Down Beat Ending

Listing 5 stories.

A young woman's luck turns around as she takes time off to visit her sister in Alaska, while her elderly co-worker is haunted by her own age and recollections of her past.

A school janitor contends with a boiler that starts a deadly fire in an over-crowded and neglected elementary school.

An old man becomes aware of the finality of his life, and that he couldn't find much meaning to it anymore.

A young Korean girl sees her family's pain and suffering after her father's bad business deal loses them their house, and takes it upon herself to remove the burden of her and her younger sisters on her family's finances.

A solider who cope with his crippling traumatic stress by getting drunk, finally decides to work through his past with an Air Force psychiatrist.