This is my contribution for this week’s Monday Finish the Story. Thanks for reading and commenting! The “like” button has made me lazy (in terms of replying comments), but I appreciate all feedback/comment.
The only residents remaining in the small town of Miners Hill are spirits.
“Leave, no survivors! Kill everything that moves!” Roared a victorious General.
“Sir, there are only helpless kids and women! Can’t we hold them as prisoners?” The mixed emotion was clear as crystal in Captain’s voice.
Captain. No more.
“This is war!” The General addressed again putting his gun back – “You kill them here, you kill their men as well!”
Yay! We have a photo that I took for this week’s Friday Fictioneers! I’m excited to read the submissions based on this prompt. Here is my short story. Huge thanks to everyone for reading and commenting.
Helpless, I watched tears roll down her cheeks like raindrops sliding off the tip of a trembling leaf.
I wished life had an undo button.
“Long time ago, I read Hemingsway’s shortest story. For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” She paused briefly and continued –
“Today, I understand how it feels!”
The steamy mug sat on the table and listened quietly.