Short stories tagged with Tragic Ending

Listing 53 stories.

When two very different women suffer a car crash, a one-sided friendship soon becomes a bitter court battle which ends in tragedy.

An aging couple living in post-Mao Beijing hide their disabled daughter from the world, and help a man conceal his affair as their own marriage is eroded by a secret.

During the 1970s, a teenaged boy's Vietnam War veteran uncle takes drastic action against his mother's widowed lover.

A mechador who taunts cars much like how matador taunts bulls has become a cyborg after his second death in the ring, but comes out of his retirement to face down the cars once again.

A space pilot ordered to annihilate a human colony contemplates sabotaging the mission, but the autopilot on the ship maintains the course.

In a near-future United States where temperatures have reached 120 degrees Fahrenheit and wildfires burn with a vengeance, a teenage girl from Arizona anxiously awaits her construction worker's father's return from his workplace.

After their college-bound brother is killed by crystal meth dealers, two brothers seek revenge in Carson City — at an immense price.

As a group of international journalists flee the Nazi invasion of Paris, they seek refuge at a man's home, but the man decides to hold them hostage. The group must decide how much they're willing to pay for their freedom.

In Chicago in the 1920s, a young gangster gets a windfall of cash and aims to spend it on his girlfriend and himself before his luck runs out.

While driving a heart transplant to a patient on the verge of death, a man reflects on his past and the importance of his work.