Tag Archives: Twist

The Freedom Fighter

The rising sun filled my heart with dread. Photo courtesy Sue Vincent I couldn’t wait any longer. I looked at my formidable enemy once again, and knew I didn’t stand a chance. But I had to try and rescue my … Continue reading

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A Father’s Love

“I’m sorry dad, I failed to catch that fish,” Ernie confessed to his father Steve with a heavy heart. Steve knew that if his son lost confidence now, he would never be able to make it in their world, so … Continue reading

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A Haunting We Will Go

One minute we were watching a moment together, and the very next minute, he was gone. I don’t even remember closing my eyes, but closed they had been, or I would have known when he had disappeared, or who had … Continue reading

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The Accident

I looked up at my cottage in dread. PHOTO PROMPT © Karen Rawson When I had left last evening to get dinner from the market 30 kilometers away, I had not known that I would be involved in a car … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Victors – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

When we first landed on the planet that its original inhabitants called Earth, we were surprised at the minimal level of resistance that we faced. When we had watched pirated copies of moving pictures like Independence Day and War of … Continue reading

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The Lone Survivor – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

As I swam desperately towards the still-distant land, I couldn’t hold back my tears. My parents, two older brothers, their wives, their kids. All dead. Only I had survived, but I had no idea for how long. Huge waves engulfed me, … Continue reading

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Just in Time – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I was dying, and there was nothing I could do about it. Lying alone on a cot in my ramshackle hut, I tried calling out to my husband and kids in my delirious state, and then I remembered… If only … Continue reading

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