The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

Posted on | November 2, 2018 | Comments Off on Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty

READ PART 1 OVER AT Victory Girls

When the mob came to the power plant, that Master’s Degree in Improvisational Propaganda came in to focus for Stevens.

“My friends, I have struggled against the weight of Ungeheuer’s greedy capitalist inclinations for years. His oppression killed Carl Simmons outright, and drove both Henry Jones and Tom McTaggert away.

He swindled the community out of the maintenance money that should have kept us warm.

Now the plant has ground to a halt.

If you are cold, you know who to blame.”

None of which was even vaguely true, mused Stevens, as he tried to count the pieces of Ungeheuer.


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