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 | May 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Friday Fiction: 100 Word Challenge

by Smitty

“Stop right there!
“We know that you’re carrying the data in an inner pocket. If you cooperate, you will live.

“Your rebellion and its listening post will no longer steal government data.
“You may slowly turn, and–PUT THE UMBRELLA DOWN RIGHT NOW!”
Her face took on a malevolent laugh as the acid rained down on the Secret Police. Completely unprepared for this surprise, they broke and ran.
She turned away and strode away under the cover of her protective gear. The light mortar covered her retreat, while her thoughts turned to who had betrayed the cause.

via Darleen


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