The Pen is Mightier than the Sword


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Ed looked at the pen in his hand wistfully. Use it well, and he could become a billionaire.

But the cost…

Well, a guilty conscience never killed anyone, Ed thought to himself…unlike a pen, as he jabbed it into his wife’s neck, and became the sole owner of her vast estate.


278 characters.

Written as a part of Kat Myrman’ Twittering Tales.


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 The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

  1. Kat Myrman says:

    Wow! What a twist! Love your tale! Well done. 😊

  2. Pingback: Twittering Tales #146 – 23 July 2019 | like mercury colliding...

  3. ron877 says:

    She was written off. (I can’t resist the chance for a pun).

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