Today’s challenge on Blogging101 was to take part in a new community blogging event. As it’s been a long time since I wrote any fiction, I thought I’d try my hand at this one: https://mondaysfinishthestory.wordpress.com/ , a weekly flash fiction prompt which challenges you to carry on from an opening sentence – this week’s being: “I see absolutely everything”. This is how I got on:
I see absolutely everything now. Shouldn’t have come as any surprise. The atmosphere between us has been tense and prickly since, well, it seems like forever. The shadows of dancing leaves flickered across the wall, making it seem like the whole room was moving, and the autumn sunshine reflected in her doe-like eyes as she looked at me with thinly veiled contempt.
“What’s up?” I tried to sound casual, but I could tell an explosion of some kind was building.
She screwed the cap back onto the bottle of nail polish with a violent twist, her knuckles stark white in contrast to her scarlet finger tips. Her fists clenched, and her voice was tight, as she said the words that really I should have seen coming:
“I know where it’s buried”….