Friday, March 06, 2009

55 Flash Fiction Friday #35: Chapter 27 - Raastaa

Some stories are the same in any language.
Squinting into the rising sun, she set her feet to the path once more. Lost in her thoughts she didn't register the lorry pulling alongside her. "Ruko!" she heard a man's voice call.

"It isn't safe for you to travel alone this way", the officer said.

"Safer alone than with a man", she replied acidly.

rastaa: road
ruko: stop
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Shadow said...

keep on walking girl!

Mary said...

I wonder where this journey will bring her.

Shrinky said...

Not just a great one-liner, probably true too..

(Didn't know you were in the middle of a story, I will return very soon to catch up, it looks intriguing.)

Akelamalu said...

I hope she keeps on walking! Great stuff.

G-Man said...

In her case thats the truth...
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ciara said...

ooo i likey :) great 55.

Mona said...

once bitten twice shy!

its always the case. i hope she reaches her destination safely!

Eaton Bennett said...

If she listens to herself and her experiences she will be just fine...won't she? Will have to wait pateinetly to find out! :)

Lulda Casadaga said...

That's right...stay away from the men! ;)