Friday, May 29, 2009

55 Flash Fiction Friday #47: Chapter 39 - Gheraao

Some stories are the same in any language.
The explosive report snatched the smile from her lips in an instant. Her knuckles whitened on the door handle, expecting the worst. The lorry staggered to a halt, its left outer rear tire a shredded tangle of rubber. The driver, climbing down to inspect the damage collapsed in the dust, felled by an unseen assassin.

Gheraao: ambush

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Lulda Casadaga said...

Get the hell out of there FAST!!
Amazing how your 55's say so much! ;)

Pouty Lips said...

Oh, no! Run!

Mona said...

O dear... now what! This is so unexpected! I hope they escape the ambush...from whosoever is behind it!

Shadow said...


Dr.John said...

Now I really didn't expect that. Things were going so good.
You really can pack 55 words.

G-Man said...

She should have taken the train!
Excellent 55 Mojo.
Thank You so much for playing this week, I know you had a heavy hockey heart....G

Fandango said...

We dragons didn't see this coming. An ambush and a new word. We expected the new word but not the ambush. How horrible.
Now we have to come back next week.
Our 55 is ready.

Eaton Bennett said...

Oh! No! Just when she was starting to relax a little, let her guard down a tiny bit. I hope she is running, fast and far. But...I fear she may be in trouble. :))

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ciara said...

yikes! very unexpected twist. i finally got mine up.

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