Short stories tagged with Plot Driven

Listing 24 stories.

A police luncheon is attended by a bum criminal who claims to be an ex-member of the rotary club. Though no one believes him, they allow him to attend and find themselves engrossed in a religiously charged political stunt.

In a hyper-surveillance state set in the near future, a female military cyborg wrestles with extreme PTSD and guilt after unintentionally murdering young civilians on a mission abroad. After hearing a recording of the deaths, she realizes her "accident" isn't what it appeared to be, and takes justice into her own hands.

A lonely man hears a story about a blind African-American basketball player and wonders if the story may have saved his broken relationship.

A nanny is dismissed from her post after her employer discovers incriminating correspondences from an ex-lover in Saudi Arabia.

A writer and his student are implicated in a rumor.

A lonely American man visiting Paris wishes for a more daring and exciting life, only to have a change of heart when he sees drama unfold outside his window.

A middle aged man becomes the talk of the town when he shares a crazy story regarding his missing friend and creatures that live beneath a water pump house.

A group of boys skip school to pay their respects to their dead teacher at a mitzvah in Coney Island as they try to figure out the truth about souls after death.

At a medieval-themed amusement park, a man is put in a difficult situation when he is given a promotion that could help his family in exchange for covering his boss' crimes.

A man, uprooting from his life in San Fransisco, takes on a rider on his long drive towards Denver, but finds they don't get along.