I don't look in the mirror in the hallway - the only one in the house I'll allow. It's for the benefit of visitors. When they come to meet me, I stick upstairs. I have an actor who entertains them. One that says he's me. That's just the way it's been since the accident.

The wall came overnight. It was everywhere. It reached up into the sky. It was epic. What was going on, on the other side? Were we being protected, maybe just for now, or imprisoned. Were the builders this side, or that?

Prompts: wall, epic

Plain Jane & Steady Eddie settled down in a little house. That should have been the end of the story but their kids turned out so talented & Ed needed to get creative with money to pay for their genius level tuition. Jane couldn't handle the change and split. The kids went off the rails & Ed is now serving 15 to 20, while having to be really nice with big Pete.
The End

Plain Jane

"What is a solar escape bicycle?" said the nervous but engaged space cadet, 1st day in actual space.
"Let's hope you never have to find out," came the reply, "Titan base, Saturn back to Mars base isn't exactly the London to Brighton fun ride.

Prompts used: solar, escape & space. Why not see what these words conjure up for you.

I'm new on Mastodon and keen to join in with members of the If you follow me, I'll follow back

A short fiction piece, from a voice not usually heard much. I hope you will be entertained. I'm writing a follow up from the daughter's pov and all comments are very welcome. About a 15min read.



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