Short stories tagged with Friendships

Listing 14 stories.

In Long Beach, California, a religious Chinese immigrant finds a job caring for a teenage boy suffering from leukemia. By watching M*A*S*H and reading the Bible, they find solace in one another during the last months of his life.

In India, woman in an unhappy marriage is caught in a train hijack with her husband. However, when a young boy on the train presents her with an escape plan, she begins to question her purpose.

News of a hurricane prompts an adult man to call his friend, and they reminisce about their past as partners in a drug-smuggling operation together.

A young girl trying to cope after her mother's death decides to build a fort in the woods. There, she meets a lonely man who experienced living in the wilderness, and their friendship helps them overcome their grief.

In the future, two human men and their robotic companion are stationed at an old mining base on Mercury. When the robot goes missing on a mission, it's up to the men to find and rescue their companion—at risk to their own lives.

A woman who lives happily in hotel rooms is shaken when her husband suddenly decides he wants a new life.

Three people all sit down to talk after a night of drinking, but the agenda of one dinner guest changes the night.

There is something suspicious about the family with a crabapple tree on their property. After a new stepmother arrives, the other members of the family start to mysteriously drop like flies.

A teenage girl at a boarding school in the 1920s goes with her roommates, who are all very different from herself, to a school-sanctioned viewing of an eclipse. The experience has an unexpected impact on her.

A Mexican man brings his newly acquainted yet mysterious fisherman friend along to a restaurant located in Santa Cruz, and havoc ensues.