Distress Signal


Photo by Graehawk at Pixabay.com

The bustling bazaar came to a standstill as Jane’s entire body suddenly lit up, like she was on the verge of going up in flames.

Jane looked up in disgust, and then, adjusting her earpiece subtly, grumbled, “I didn’t ask for a laser beam, you ass. I said- Beam me up, Scotty!”


275 characters.

Written as a part of Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales #108

The challenge is to write a story in 280 characters or less, inspired by the weekly photo prompt.


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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5 Responses to Distress Signal

  1. Kat Myrman says:

    Haha! This made me laugh! Brilliant!

  2. Pingback: Twittering Tales #109 – 6 November 2018 | like mercury colliding...

  3. Lol. That made me laugh. Scotty did screw up. Such a refreshing take on the prompt. Great story, Anurag.

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