Tales By Shakearrow: It Is Fiction

Month: July, 2014

Race Against The Virus

The nurse rushed into the Doctor’s office, panting and barely managing to speak audibly.

“Doctor! Doctor, the patient is getting worse” called out the nurse on duty. Read the rest of this entry »


Ambush At Dawn

I was down to my last magazine. This firefight had lasted for 2 whole hours as dawn began to crack. We had taken casualties, heavy casualties. They had all fought beside me like truly valiant men of the Army. I looked at my heavily strapped left arm which had 2 bullets lodged somewhere in there. I also had bullets in my legs, but I did not know how many. The body armor had done its job. I had bled a lot but the fight in me had not sipped out one drop.

My name is Sergeant Yakubu Alobamchukwu. I led a squad of 13 men that morning.  We were from the 11 Division of the Army, and here is what happened. Read the rest of this entry »

Calamity At 35,000 Feet

The plane started taxing towards the runway, the 12 hour trip was about to begin.

I cast a side glance at Mabel. She looked ever so radiant, ever so beautiful.

“Sweetheart, are you ok? You look worried” She said snuggling close to me in her window seat.

“I am fine pumpkin, just excited about this holiday” I replied, kissing her on the forehead.

Could it be that she read my mind? That even got me a bit jittery. Read the rest of this entry »