Short stories tagged with Work.
Listing 35 stories.
A veteran boxer fights the fatigue of age as he faces off with his rival in two career-defining matches.
A 36-year-old Irish man indulges in his usual routine voyage from Boyle to Sligo via train, enjoying himself and his rituals, until an unsettling encounter throws his entire day off-kilter.
A man finds God’s overcoat at a thrift shop, compelling him to do good for the people whose prayers land in his pockets.
In the Old West, after witnessing an elderly Chinese prospector win a fight against a couple of outlaws, a young girl forms a deep bond with him, learns that he may be a god in disguise, and must defend him when he is called to trial over his treatment of the outlaws.
An individual on a train watches the throngs of people commuting, including a young couple that has been severely affected by the Great Depression.
In the year 2000, Orion is a young software developer who’s hit it big with his tech company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Despite his long-term relationship, success, and newfound riches, he feels an emptiness in his life, leading him into dangerous territory.
A gay man working in a luxury fashion store in Asia prepares for the upcoming arrival of the brand’s chief designer. If everything goes right, his desired career in fashion will be set.
When a serial writer decides that he can’t take more of his monotonous life, he destroys his copywriter and leaves his domestic prison to protest the rise of the machines.
A young boy runs away from home to visit his older brother in the city, and, becoming worried about his brother, decides to stay in Vancouver with him.
A boy desires a special magazine.