Friday Fictioneers: It #amwriting #flashfiction 


Thanks to Rochelle Wissoff-Fields for hosting FF. 

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Credit: Peter Abbey

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Sorry about the tiny text, I don’t know how to fix it on the iPad. 

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Why is this bridge bothering me, besides a bit of claustrophobia? I can feel my adrenaline pumping, my fight or flight response taking over.

In the fading twilight, my eyes peer everywhere, searching for something, whatever is out there. As I step across the bridge it creaks. Then I swear I hear heavy breathing, a growl perhaps? I start to run and the end of the bridge is ten steps in front of me. 

Then, I am across the bridge and I hear nothing. It’s trying not to make a sound and the silence makes me sweat. Minutes pass, I believe fifteen? I sigh, shaking my head, thinking I’ve been afraid of something I imagined.

Then, it grabs me, sharp teeth sinking in; it’s too late to scream. 

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©Mandibelle16. (2016) All Rights Reserved. 

7 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers: It #amwriting #flashfiction 

  1. Melinda Kucsera October 31, 2016 / 2:31 pm

    oh no! I hope the narrator got away or had a last second save! Well written and suspenseful!

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  2. clcouch123 November 1, 2016 / 10:56 pm

    Wow, Ichabod Crane meets Underworld (or Twilight). Just right for the season, Amanda!

    Like

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