Less Scenic – 100 Word Friday Fictioneers Microfiction Short Story


Thanks to Rochelle for hosting Friday Fictioneers and to Lisa Fox for the photo, whose efforts may be found here.

Less Scenic

Centuries cascaded over them like a wave decaying the shore, until Mike’s bike drops to the dusty earth.

“I-I-I,” he stammers as he looks over to Shannon, tears freely flowing down her cheeks.

She shakes her head while pressing an open hand against her lips as if she were trying to hold back an escaping army that was attempting to find freedom from somewhere within her.

He smiles softly and nods his head in understanding as several more ripples wash over him, she gasps in horror and shields her eyes as he falls forward onto the bikes decaying frame, motionless.

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