Short stories tagged with Quick Paced Plot.
Listing 10 stories.
When a postman in Trenton, New Jersey succumbs to tetanus, his fellow townspeople learn that he’d spent decades stealing their mail, leading to a town-wide hatred of the dead man.
A traumatic incident changes a boy's baby brother, straining relationships within the boy's family.
In an apocalyptic far future, a man is trapped in an infinite loop of dreams.
Years after the success of slave revolts in Louisiana and Haiti, a teenage girl learns the secret of the monster hidden in her mother's bedroom.
In civil war-stricken Burundi of 1994, a divorced expatriate posing as a blindfolded chess grandmaster meets another imposter pulling off the same con as him.
When the 1979 June 4th Revolution in Ghana spreads across the country, the people of a small town quickly change from hopeful to fearful as life becomes violent. To cope, they must turn to the most powerful presence in their lives.
In 1110s Islamic Spain, a banished court philosopher's affair with a supernatural girl lends his ideas persistence when she gives him a cohort of children to spread his beliefs to all corners of the world.
After looking into her lover's eyes and seeing an inexplicable malice, a girl in an ambiguous Scandinavian world sets off on a quest to confront the Devil about the quotidian evil he unleashed into the world.
When an extraterrestrial bug bites a space explorer in the arm, a comical medical emergency replete with amputations and miscommunications ensues.
When a St. Louis health surveillance drone is without purpose due to CDC budget cuts, it finds new friendships in a flock of crows and a human scientist, and beings to work with them to combat the outbreak of disease.