Spotted this over at Stainless Steal Droppings.. The rules are simple, and can be found in greater detail here, but basically you gotta come up with a story in 100 words, without repeating any. So one hundred different words.
Light streams through worn curtains, burns your eyes. Red, yellow flashes. She rolls into blackness and shadow. Doesn’t want to wake, sleep means respite from knowing. Betrayed by blinking, twitching eyelids. They reveal awareness.
A scent tickles my nose, metallic, sharp.
He steps forward, silent, yet somehow the girlâ€™s aware of his movement.
â€œStay still child, make believe this isnâ€™t real. Persuade yourself ignorance is bliss. Pretend!ï¿½?
â€œCanâ€™t hide.ï¿½? Leah whispers, answering, not looking towards him. â€œImpossible when Death surrounds me.ï¿½?
I awake, horrified, dry mouth. Then phone in tonightâ€™s vision-report. But that never helps with feeling worthless. Helpless.