Black Maria – Update 3

Black Maria – Update 3

      Read the previous episode from here. II   As the young boy slowly walked towards his mother, he wondered why she was sleeping with her eyes open; he also wondered why she didn’t wake up when he said he’d brought her some food. He knew his mother to be a...
Black Maria – Update 2

Black Maria – Update 2

Read the previous update here.  CHAPTER ONE I Peter Black was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but the silver soon became plastic when his father died. A formidable adversary had made sure that the name ‘Black’ never remained in the limelight. He took over every...
Black Maria (A Must-Read Story) – Update 1

Black Maria (A Must-Read Story) – Update 1

PROLOGUE   Indeed, there was a bounty on their heads; and because of that, they were always on the run. But this would be over soon, they knew. After today, everything would be in the past. But the day seemed oblivious of dusk, so they would run for the last time...

Pentinent Flash Fiction Entries (June 2019)

The flash fiction pieces below are the ones that meet the submission guidelines as approved by the Moderators. Remember, the theme is MISTAKEN IDENTITY. Winner shall be declared on Sunday 16th June, 2019. Cheers, The Pentinent Team   ENTRY 1 (WISDOM IWUNDU) My name is...
Pentinent Flash Fiction Competition (Guidelines)

Pentinent Flash Fiction Competition (Guidelines)

PENTINENT FLASH FICTION COMPETITION Hi, This is our first flash fiction competition on this website; we are, therefore, using this as a test-run for how future competitions shall be run. Having said this, here are our guidelines for this present competition. Only the...
Kanu: The Brutality of a Rogue (Update 2)

Kanu: The Brutality of a Rogue (Update 2)

  Read the previous update from this link: http://www.pentinent.com/2019/05/24/kanu-the-brutality-of-a-rogue-update-1/ 2. I didn’t know how long I was out; I must have been unconscious for a thousand years. Well, it felt that way, anyway; because when I eventually...
Some Grammatical Errors You Never Know You Make

Some Grammatical Errors You Never Know You Make

Knowledge is abundant; more abundant than the sands of the beach. No one knows it all; even English Language professors have been caught committing some few grammatical blunders. However, that does not stop us from seeking knowledge; it is usually gratifying to know...
Kanu: The Brutality of a Rogue (Update 1)

Kanu: The Brutality of a Rogue (Update 1)

1. There were four knives and two guys. They had come from nowhere. The gun I had with me was empty; all the bullets had been expended on Pain. Now I was practically naked, defenseless. I had to find a way to get rid of these armed killers before the others joined...