Railing Against Fate

Posted on March 28, 2015 12:46 pm under Microfiction
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Eyes glowing with fear, pointy-headed aliens watched the smoking beasts charge. What cruel muse had directed them to this strange planet? (138)

Some laughed, when they saw the hospital sign before the rails’ intersection. Passengers on the colliding trains, however, were not amused. (140)

Succinctly Yours offers a weekly photo and word as inspiration for your microfiction. How low can you go? Choose the 140 character or 140 word option.

This week’s word was muse.

One Response to “Railing Against Fate”

  1. Tammy Says:

    Oooh! Both of those gave me a good kind of chill! Well done.