Tag Archives: 100 Words

Whose Idea Was This?

Another one of your daft ideas. “Let’s have a walking holiday,” you said, “It’ll be great, just the two of us.” Never thought to ask me what I wanted. Next thing I know you’re off buying boots and poles; a … Continue reading

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Another Warm Day In Hell

Every day they wheel me out here. Tell me the warm sun will do me good. Poppycock! They just want me out of the way. Never ask me what I want. Talk to me as if I’m stupid. If only … Continue reading

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Feeling Peckish

“Third one this week sir. Molly Jenkins. Went in with two friends. They got separated. She’s not been seen since. We’ve searched the place – found nothing. Just like the others.” “How the hell did this happen sergeant! Thought I … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Started

“Got him?” “Yes boss. Just like you said. He weren’t happy being dragged out of his house late at night but he’s here.” “Good. The machine ready? I went to get started as soon as possible.” “It’s ready boss but … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Coming To Dinner

Don’t know why I do it. Same date every year I set the table for four places for dinner. Me, Susie, Jake and Kirsty. I’m the only one who turns up. Not surprising really, all things considered. I know Jake’s … Continue reading

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Winter’s Secret

Must admit, the thaw’s come sooner than expected. Caught me by surprise a bit, but I’ll manage. Was hoping the big freeze would go on for a few more weeks. Would’ve given me a bit more breathing space. Still, I … Continue reading

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Top Of The Pile

“Excuse me, can you tell me what’s going on? I shouldn’t be here. Yesterday I was gracing the wheels of a Ferrari California T and today I’m on this pile with you lot.” “We’ve all got stories mate, some fancier … Continue reading

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Almost Time

Almost Time “Is that it Captain?” “Yes Commander. That’s Earth. Our invasion is planned to begin in twenty minutes.” “It’s smaller than I was expecting. And what on earth are those ghastly lights and buildings? They’ll have to go.” “As … Continue reading

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The Demise Of Time

. The Demise Of Time It’s got to be here somewhere. The text you sent, just before they took you away, led me here, to your chaotic workshop. What was it you were working on old man? What had you … Continue reading

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A Depleted Workforce

A Depleted Workforce ‘Well Jones, what have you found?” ‘A faulty chip, sir.’ ‘So what does it do?’ ‘It keeps the recipients docile sir, incapable of mutiny.’ ‘And in its damaged state?’ ‘Then we could be looking at mass riots … Continue reading

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