Short stories tagged with Hopeful Ending.
Listing 73 stories.
A Vietnamese near-centenarian living in New Orleans reminisces on wars he experienced, ideas he held, and countries he saw during the 20th century with the help of the ghost of an old friend: Ho Chi Minh.
In a dystopic universe where the aristocracy rules society, a banished tailor is given the opportunity to redeem herself by fashioning a coat from the sky for a nobleman. When the project reveals the dark history of the city's stratification, she is forced to make a choice between revolution and redemption.
When a prideful ten-year-old boy visits the ski slopes with his mother and brother, who has cancer, he gets himself into trouble after going off on his own and ignoring his family’s warnings.
In a mythological kingdom ruled by a greedy king, a woman forced to marry the king and her children are separated and imprisoned. Through various perspectives, their stories unfold as they attempt to free themselves.
In a post-apocalyptic world, a young boy in the last family on Earth wonders if he has just spotted the face of another survivor.
A Japanese woman who has begun to forget her name, frantically seeks the help of an eccentric clinician who eventually claims to know what happened to her name.
A young Hawaiian girl dreams of a better life for her family in the face of intense familial conflict, physical and emotional abuse, and death.
In a convent, a young nun’s internal war between desire and religion comes to a head when she makes a new, devious friend.
A woman is set to leave the ranch and go home to live with her family, but her jobless partner tries to convince her to take a chance and stay.
When a modern man sitting in Lagos traffic receives an email from his ex-lover of lifetimes ago, he reevaluates the facts of his prosperous but ultimately empty life.