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Drama & Tragedy

Horace Walpole: Life is a comedy for those who think. Life is a tragedy for those who feel.

Be touched by drama, be cleansed by pain. Sad stories & touching tales in the genres Drama & Tragedy

  • A Cup Too Full

    KyotoHe poured in his visitor’s cup. The cup was soon full, but Nan-in kept pouring.

    The tea rose to the rim and began to spill over on the table.

    Nan-in continued pouring.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 04

    Saleh GesemRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 04

    Qasim gets to the treasure, but can he get it out?

    Stressed minds make mistakes. Mistakes can be fatal.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 05

    Gold Mohur Coin, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, 1889Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 05

    With slave-girl Marjina, Alibaba plans full Islamic burial rites for Qasim, but how to avoid suspicion?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 07

    Funeral processionRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 07

    Alibaba observes Qasim's full mourning rituals.

    But why wash a dead body if you bury or burn it anyway?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 10

    A farmer's pride

    Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 10

    Another bandit marks Alibaba’s house but Marjina is vigilant.

    Rosh discusses Dozakh, Jannat, Life, death...

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 18

    Steely gazeRetold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 18

    Alibaba went to the Hammam completely unaware of the silent executioner working stealthily in his house.

     

     

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 19

    Sekapan Piit Feet, Sarawak, BorneoRetold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 19

    Alibaba gratefully gifts Marjina her freedom, and sets about disposing the 37 corpses quickly & quietly.

     

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 20

    Hate BackgroundRetold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 20

    The Captain's pain morphed into anger.

    Anger became blind hate. Hate gave him the purpose of his life.

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 21

    LaredoRetold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 21

    Thirst for vengeance rejuvenates the Captain.

    He rides back to the city to discover more about his enemy

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 22

    AntiqueRetold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 22

    Impostor Khwaja Hasan comes to Alibaba's party but won't eat their salt.

    Like Marjina, Josh wonders why?

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 23

    Book EndRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba and 40 Thieves - 23

    Marjina investigates their enigmatic guest & performs a dazzling sword belly dance

     

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 24

    Belly Dance Swirl of VeilsRetold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 24

    Dance ends in murder. Murder leads to discovery. Discovery to marriage.

    But why didn’t Marjina feel scared?

  • Any Asshole Will Do

    Day 170/365 - God Loves Assholes"Senior Management is happy as it believes the workforce has become efficient, customers are happy because they believe the company is delivering value for money, and workers won't squeal because they need jobs. Whoever bells the cat, won't be making any friends. So, I guess for the moment, we have a stalemate."

    "As long as he pretends that you are getting a fair wage", she responded, "you can pretend you're working hard. Outlast him."

  • Assassin

    Best HD Sniper gun facebook coverSci-fi crime thriller: Assassin

    The assassin knew that one bullet, one kill, was all she needed. Did she succeed?

    A suspense-full murder mystery

  • Cancel Your Credit Card

    3D Shackled Credit by StockMonkeys.comBank: When she applied for the card, she agreed to and signed its Terms and Conditions.

    Relative: Perhaps you could resend her a copy of those. Would you like her new mailing address?

  • Cold Steel - Crucified

    Dreadnought_irgendwie_esoterisch-001Science Fiction: Cold Steel - Crucified

    An elite commando is captured behind enemy lines, tortured & interrogated.

    Can one train against pain or truth serums?

  • Cold Steel - Escape

    CNV-301 Earth OrbitScience Fiction: Cold Steel - Escape

    The elite commando journeys back to Space Sector 47B9 with the Dark Energy vials he has stolen.

    Unaware of the danger…

  • Cold Steel - Unsprung

    Chamber- The fire withinScience Fiction: Cold Steel - Unsprung.

    Captured elite commando steals Dark Energy vials, activates biological weapons to destroy secret enemy Intergalactic Lab

  • Devayani And Kach

    Love ♥ Dedicado a Paquito

    In the Hindu mythology story of Devayani and Kach, should Kacha have married Devyani?

    Genetic engineering is a great Sanjivani Vidya, but whether in vivo or in vitro, human cloning or resurrection using borrowed genetic materials can alter existing familial relationships

  • Dig Your Own Wells

    Credit Crunch"Can't she just email the bank," Hosh asked, "and just cut-up and throw your card away?"

    "Some banks allow that," said Rosh, "but cards and card numbers are the property of the bank."

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