Flash Friday: What’s It Worth to You?

“I don’t take cash.”

“But I need the stuff.” Darrin’s arm twitched. “Come on, man. I’m tweaking here.”

“You know what I take.” The Dealer showed all his shiny teeth.

Darrin closed his eyes. “It’s my last one. I can’t give you that.”

“Once you give it to me, you’ll never miss it.”

Darrin’s well-bitten lip trembled. His arm spasmed. He groaned in pain. “Fine. Anything. I just need. Please.”

The Dealer stabbed a needle into the base of Darrin’s neck. The memories floated out of him.

He whispered, “Goodbye, Carey.”

The Dealer handed over a cylinder of white liquid. “Take with care, my friend. Your payment has been made.”

FLASH! It’s Flash Friday, the day when Seeking New Earth authors write short stories up to 1000 words (“flash fiction”) or 110 words (“microfiction”). Both are sure to instigate the imagination and stimulate the synapses. Did you like what you read? Want to explore the story some more? Or maybe you want to try your own hand at some flash fiction? Leave us a comment below!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s