First Day at Work

Maria could feel the hills come alive with music as the magnificent scenery unfolded before her. Mother Superior had been right, this WAS an epic workplace.

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent

With renewed confidence, she gazed into the eyes of the handsome but stern-looking man who was standing next to to the seven unruly little ones…her future wards…if she could somehow impress the man, and that dazzling beauty standing next to him.

But before she could say anything, the man spoke up, “Miss Maria, let’s start at the very beginning. This is my wife Snow White, and these are the seven dwarfs.”

*************************************************************************************99 words.

Written as a part of two challenges:

  1. Sue Vincent’s Thursday photo prompt: Turning #writephoto
  2. Charli Mills’ September 6 – Flash Fiction Challenge at the Carrot Ranch Literary Community.



About anuragbakhshi

At the age of 40, I decided to exit the corporate world, and enter the world of stories as a full-time writer. Wish me luck!
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32 Responses to First Day at Work

  1. Sue Vincent says:

    I would not have foreseen that twist 😀

  2. papershots says:

    haha! didn’t expect Snow White of all people to turn up at the end! 🙂

  3. Good mix of two classics!

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  5. Ritu says:

    @Two in one Anurag! Great job!

  6. Hélène Vaillant says:

    Genius the way you ended it!

  7. *Hahahaha!* 😀 I love that very surprising turn!

  8. Such a great ending! Love it! 🙂

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  10. Abhijit Ray says:

    You are amazing. Sometime you write a story in 300 character, other time, you combine two prompts into one. Some writer you are!

  11. Charli Mills says:

    I can’t stop giggling over this one — such an epic image your flash leaves in my head!

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  13. Annecdotist says:

    Very clever and satisfying story.

  14. Norah says:

    This is fabulous. Love it. So clever!

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