The Last Meal

It was the final insult to the family of Maggie Lou, as if they hadn’t suffered enough all these years.

For his last meal ahead of the execution by lethal injection, Edgar Kalvar had requested a succotash with lime beans and mixed grilled peppers.  The very same contents that had been found in the stomach of Maggie Lou’s butchered corpse, twenty years prior.

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Swizzled


Hayley watched as he quickly pushed his way through to the bathrooms at the far end of the club.  Then, taking a small packet from her clutch bag, she sprinkled the last of the powder into his drink and swizzled it round to ensure that no chalky remnants were visible.

They’d been talking on Tinder for a few days now.  He’d been very forward and suggestive from the start, saying she was exactly the type he went for.  Normally she’d have told him where to go, but she had needs too, requirements to be satisfied.

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The Bucket List

Yesterday I had the pleasure of entering the 250 word Micro Fiction challenge, set by NYC Midnight. In this first round I was drawn in a group where I had to write a 250 word story in 24 hours based on the following prompts:

Genre: Action/Adventure.
Action: Ticking an item off a list.
Word: Mind

And this is what I came up with. I hope you enjoy.

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