This is a unique flash fiction challenge where we provide you with a new photo each week, and the first sentence of a story. Your challenge is to finish the story using 100-150 words, not including the sentence provided. Don’t forget to use the opening sentence…
This challenge runs from Monday to Sunday! Get creative and have fun finishing the story!
Please include the photo with your bit of flash and a link back to this post. Click on the link below and find the blue frog to add your link so that others can enjoy your story too! Now let’s have some fun!
Photo credit: Barbara W. Beacham
Finish the story begins with: “The team employed the use of Nightshade to get the information they wanted from their captive.”
“The team employed the use of Nightshade to get the information they wanted from their captive.”
Alison read the report that had popped up on her computer screen marked ‘Eyes Only’. She keyed in her log-in and password to gain access to this rather troubling reading matter. Her boss, Vincent St. John, Head of the Secret Service, had forwarded her a copy for her valued opinion.
She laughed at that. ‘Valued opinion.’ He was such a smarmy character that she cringed every time she met him with his Eton College accent, handlebar moustache, a bowtie or a cravat at his neck and his very English tweed jacket and trousers, with his polished brown brogue shoes, and Argyle socks peeping over the top as he crossed his legs in that very unmanly fashion.
Alison shuddered and brought her attention back to the computer screen. Highlighting various sentences she then re-read her recommendations for disbanding that particular team.
He could put that in his pipe and smoke it.
Word count: 150