Flash Fiction #16

FF-16She sat calmly in her chair, watching from the middle of the great room at the other clue hunters scrambling about, trying to discern the meaning of the last clue on the list.

“The gift of the Rose”

They were starting to get frustrated and give into working in pairs and trios, scouring every inch of the floors, walls, pillars, artworks and furniture to try and find anything that would match the clue.

She took a deep breath and tilted her head back to look up at the ceiling, the one place they weren’t looking…

“Ah…” she breathed out “light!”

 

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Go to Rochelle’s Addicted to Purple site and try out using her Wednesday photo as a prompt to write a 100 word story.

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Posted on Jun 18, 2015, in Flash Fiction and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. A good reward for patience. Nice work!

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  2. Lovely way to stumble upon the answer. Wonderful piece!

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  3. My students used to look up during their exams…lots of answers come to those who look skyward (or ceilingward!). 🙂 Nice job!

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  4. I remember going on car treasure hunts – some of the items we had to collect were mind-boggling!

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