Short stories tagged with Uncertain Ending

Listing 9 stories.

In a 20th century American town, a young man spies on a decisive duel between his neighbor and her son.

A man en-route to meet a criminal partner stops partway along his journey at a motel in the Four Corners, where he meets a woman and her baby. During the night, they wake to gunshots.

A teenage girl's parents debate a neurological treatment that would allow her to participate in life more easily but could also mean giving up the wonderful, unusual talents the girl possesses.

After a tense dinner party at a wealthier family's house, a young girl and her family get into a car accident that sets the girl's life on a dark and magical trajectory. Once she grows older, she sets out on a road trip with hopes to leave her haunting past behind and start anew elsewhere.

When a day hike for people 60 and older has to turn back midway through their hike in Sequoia National Forrest, the hiking leader finds himself at the base of the trail without his wife and without his former friend, both of whom had accompanied him on the trail. With the company of an over-eager widow, the man finds himself contacting search and rescue and waiting to see what morning will bring.

On a trip to Basel, a man falls in love with a middle-aged writer’s muse, creating a love triangle destined to fall apart under the weight of the old writer’s age.

A middle-aged man in Manhattan has a sudden epiphany that he is Jewish. He struggles to navigate his new feelings of religious devotion alongside his wife’s strong disapproval.

In the wake of her controversial affair with a married celebrity, a young woman struggles to process the memories of their illicit relationship and the overwhelming aftermath.

During World War II, a young woman from Florida stays on the private island of a woman who enjoys her romantic company—but around their house in paradise, trouble and unrest brew between the women and among the native islanders.