Short stories tagged with Steady Plot

Listing 42 stories.

At the beginning of Carnival in Port of Spain, a drunk woman meets a strange white man with a jewel in his chest and then wakes up in a mysterious place.

A man recalls the story of a young family in a small town during the Great Depression who were forced to make ends meet in clandestine ways.

A doctor plans an insurrection against the aliens that kidnapped his crew. After being taken prisoner on an alien planet, a doctor and his remaining crew devise an intricate means to escape.

Haunted by the ghost of his aunt's unfaithful husband, a university professor in California watches two married students that he is fond of go through a divorce.

A quarreling married couple takes a trip to the mountains in Colorado in an attempt to save their marriage, but disaster strikes when they see a pair of young mountain climbers fall, leading to a perilous rescue mission.

A young boy living with his aunt and uncle, who are immigrants from Russia, watches as his family slips into poverty during the Great Depression.

A boy and his friends swim in a river near their small hometown. After, the boy watches as his older brother splits off from the group to chat with a girl, and leaves his boyhood behind.

A music producer in Chicago helps her friend through heartbreak while she simultaneously examines her own ideas about love in the context of her long affair with a married man.

A young Black aspiring writer takes a job as a janitor in a building near Harvard Square where he befriends his retired predecessor and gains a new perspective on life.

When a young boy and his family move to an Indigenous village in Washington in the 1960s, they learn about a local mystic woman who tries to battle the sea but is no match for the tsunami that threatens to destroy everything.