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Helen woke up one morning determined to cut her wrists and embark on the final journey. But since she hated traveling alone, she slipped her father’s old straight razor into her purse, grabbed her coat and went out looking for a suitable companion.

– The End –

The Hot Flash word is “embark” and the upper limit is 50 words. My offering is 43 words.

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Harry sat on his horse watching the compound in the fading light of dusk. If his timing was right, Leah and her ‘guardian’ would be out for their evening ride soon.

When Harry spotted the two women, he dismounted and led his horse quietly to a section of trail hidden from the eyes of the guards where he would meet up with Leah.

As Harry moved into position he heard horses and whispered conversation on the other side of the wall. He called out softly: “Leah, it’s Harry, get ready to grab the rope when it comes over the wall.”

– The End –

This week’s flash word is “right” and the upper limit is 100 words. My offering is 100 words.

Flash fiction is fun. Hop on over to Flash in the Pan where you can join in the M3 Flash Fiction Challenge.

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“You go too far Markus. I want this man alive. I need answers”

“As do I My Lord, as do I. Pain applied artfully never kills. He longs for the escape of death but I won’t allow it. I am making great progress My Lord. Can you not smell the fear? The cell reeks of it.”

“A flick of my hand sends him cowering. I can touch him lightly the way a friend might or I can cause unbearable pain. He never knows which to expect. Soon he shall be mine and we will know the truth.”

— The End —

This week’s flash word is “progress” and the upper limit is 100 words. My offering is 97 words.

Flash fiction is fun. Hop on over to Flash in the Pan where you can join in the M3 Flash Fiction Challenge.

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It didn’t come yesterday and the hole in her heart worried that it might not come today either. Sarah remembered. He always forgot. Sarah believed. He never cared.

But Sarah’s hope, the wish she clung to, pushed her out the door one more time. Belief that today might be the day sustained her as she began her daily journey, shuffling slowly and deliberately along the long path to her mailbox.

 

The flash word is “come” and the upper limit is 100 words. My offering is 70 words.

Flash fiction is fun. Hop on over to Flash in the Pan where you can join in the M3 Flash Fiction Challenge.

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