The Prime Contender

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Henry took one last look at the engine before he left town, forever.

Not in a blaze of glory, but in ignominy.

The engine would have changed his life, if only…

…his cigarette hadn’t burned down his moustaches, just a night before he was supposed to pull the engine with them.


276 characters.

Written as a part of Kat Myrman’s  Twittering Tales #127.


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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6 Responses to The Prime Contender

  1. Kat Myrman says:

    It seems he will never learn…interesting tale!

  2. Pingback: Twittering Tale #128 – 19 March 2019 | like mercury colliding...

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