A Gift that Keeps on Giving

Friday Fiction time!

100 words


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Photo Copyright © C.E.Ayr

A crackling sound caught my attention.  Flashes outside revealed clouds.  But it wasn’t lightning.  And there, I noticed: parts of the ground were missing.

Windows vibrated.  Dust billowed.

Suddenly, I knew where I was… but it was too late.  Floors gave, ceilings caved.

I awoke, chest pounding.

“Remi,” a voice spoke my name.

I turned, I saw no one.  I had it.  “Who are you?  What do you want with me?!!”

Dogs barked.  Lights came on.  I must’ve roused the whole neighborhood.

Despite everything, Sam wouldn’t believe.  I felt so… alone.  I cried.  And there, I felt that… otherworldly feeling…


…Yes, I worked another prompt into my “infinitely growing” story arc.

Every week Rochelle hosts a link-up, where the objective is: a three-part story, at most 100 words, for a picture by week’s end.

Click here to see what others have written or add your own story.

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10 thoughts on “A Gift that Keeps on Giving

  1. Your MC seems to be able to do a lot of destruction when being emotional, or sleeping. What a story(-fragment). The story arc gets more and more intriguing. I went back and read some of the earlier ones, are they all tagged with ‘story’? Anyway, scary and mysterious take on the prompt.

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