Another weekly photo prompt (this week by Mary Shipman), and we’re off! Friday Fictioneers is the most addictive Flash Fiction challenge around. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields is our fearless leader. Check out her blog, Addicted to Purple to find more stories, and details on how to join us. A giant Mazel to Sandra Crook, whose stories continue to blow me away, and garner well-earned awards!
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Friday Fictioneers: Something Wicked This Way Comes…
“Stay alert, no chances–– This guy is capable of anything.” Detective Harley whispered, as he and three officers headed up the stairs.
Dust motes hung in rays of sun, filtering through the old wood siding. As floorboards creaked, the men paused, their tense breaths echoing in the stale silence.
A muffled groan pushed them back into action. Harley, taking two steps at a time, gun ready, burst into a room at the top.
“My God!” He reeled back, covering his mouth.
Several small bodies lay abandoned in a corner. Two women hung naked from dark rafters, one–– horrifyingly, alive.
(Word count: 99)
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