The Challenge: Write a story about the suitcase sitting on the train tracks in exactly 99 words!
“What’s in the suitcase, Ralph?”
“Well now, ain’t that the million dollar question?” Ralph smirked.
Dopey was jumping up and down, anxious to find out. “Uh…what’s in the suitcase, Ralph?”
Ralph succinctly cut his eyes to Dopey. Dopey noticed and hushed.
Ralph looked at the suitcase, thought of the deadline, “What the hell’s taking so long!?”
As if in answer, the train’s whistle blew.
The suitcase was railroaded, it toppled in the air, and fell open beside the tracks.
Ralph, Chihuahua-In-Chief, looked inside.
Dopey, Big-dog-sidekick, bounced up and down behind him…
“Uh…what’s in the suitcase, Ralph?” (99 Words)
July 26 Flash Fiction Challenge
Word of the Day: Succinct
Daily AdditionWord of the Day: Access
Fandango’s One Word Challenge: Deadline
She always knew it would end this way.
She had lived her life…so, what of it…?!
They had been so gentle helping her cross the road. Their faces kind and their touch kinder.
They cared nothing for her and she knew it. They wanted her gone. Gone and forgotten.
Inside the boat, she pulled the blanket they had given closer, but it did little to soothe her aching bones.
Her memory would live in all the hearts she had loved. She smiled at the thought.
The border patrol boat left the harbor.
Friday Fictioneers: 100 Words
Fandango One Word Challenge: Dreamer-DACA
The Challenge: Look at the provided photo and create a story with beginning, middle, and end in only 100 words.