Stories Published by 'TheApplesofEpicurus'

So I Found a Hot Spring in a Cave

Our intrepid hiker finds a spring and some slimy friends!

A few weeks later on my off day, I decided to go for another hike. I spent the entire drive there squirming in my seat in anticipation, hoping I'd be able to spot...and of course play with...some more slimes. So of course I was disappointed when I got there and found a sign posted saying that particular trail was closed off due to a landslide. I doubled back, down to the main...

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I was Spelunking in a Cave One Day

A woman goes spelunking with friends and gets lost.

"I can't believe those guys," I muttered. "I can't fucking believe I'm here, in the dark, alone in a cave, like a bear." They hadn't left me behind, so much as I had stomped off in annoyance, because the guy I was supposed to be on a date with seemed more into the cute friend-of-a-friend his friend had invited. And I was frustrated an annoyed, because I'd allowed my roommates to talk me...

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