Short stories tagged with Third Person Narration.
Listing 25 stories.
As an asteroid approaches to decimate Earth, a young female horticulturist remains behind to help catalogue plant species before impact. But after reflecting on her grief and connecting with another scientist, the young woman decides to remain on earth when the asteroid hits.
An older female employee at a video store mentors a younger girl about the idea of agency, trying to prevent the girl from developing a relationship with an older man who does not have her best intentions in mind.
A brilliant little boy is taken to an elite school in space to learn how to fight "buggers", insect-like aliens who have attacked Earth in the past and will likely attack again. Along the way, he is forced to participate in acts of extreme violence that challenge who he believes himself to be.
Two competitive female leads of a Broadway revue in the 1930s meet with a press agent and separately reflect on petty digs they have thrown at each other in an effort to maintain dominance over the show. Each wishes to prove herself to be the superior performer, but together, they react in an unexpected way when the cameras turns upon them.
A family going for a ride in their new car makes a wrong turn onto an incredibly trafficked freeway leading to an unknown place.
A young girl engages in a private affair with a much older man to prove that she is a woman, and in doing so, feels joy at the secret she is hiding from her watchful mother.
In this fantasy story inspired by African mythology, a young acolyte who is frustrated that the gods have never spoken to her learns of a divine secret that shatters both her view of the world and her perception of her own purpose.
A young woman returns home from college for the first time in years to attend to her dying grandmother, whose only wish is for some homemade flan. Along the way, the young woman is forced to confront her parents' flawed relationship and the neglectful environment in which she grew up.
As they hide from an enemy in their house, a woman and man argue about the nature of the enemy--whether it is human or weather-related.
In this alternate history taking place on the day of JFK's assassination, the president's older brother, a former president himself, plots to kill him.