A Variation On The Twist – 100 Word Microfiction Short Story

I entered a short story competition that required me to write a 100 word short story in 24 hours. The story needed to meet three things, a genre (Sci-Fi), an event (Seeing a rainbow) and to use a certain word (Micro). It took me a while to find the right idea and to get it to work in a way I was happy with. But like the last time I entered something similar, I enjoyed the desire to find the story that sparked the right way for me. So, for the sake of creativity, here is 1 of the 24 rejected stories in a 100 word format..


A Variation On The Twist

He smiles as the blood runs down his chin and splashes to the ground below. “You must think me a fool, for I saw your charade and ignored the warning signs like a lovesick puppy. How small I must look, microscopic almost I’m sure.”
She lets out a laugh, “A true fool wouldn’t take notice, they would instead desire escape.”
He nods his head towards the rainbow that touches the field a few short meters from them. “That your r-ride?”
She casts a sly glance towards the rainbow and smiles, flicking her forked tongue from her mouth as she does.

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