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55 - Golden Age

He paused while putting her suitcase in the car. “We still have a little gasoline and there’s plenty to eat. To future generations, we’re rich.”

She glanced around the weed-choked parking lot. That this shabby existence might be a Golden Age was too much to bear. “Let’s go. We need to make Albuquerque by noon.”















About Friday Flash 55: The challenge is to write a complete story in fifty-five words or less. If you've written a 55-flash, go let The G-Man know!

5 comments:

Brian Miller said...

nice...sends the mind a spinning and leaves me wanting more...nice 55

October 14, 2011 at 3:16 PM
Monkey Man said...

Does leave one wanting more, but sometimes it's best left that way.

October 14, 2011 at 4:05 PM
G-Man said...

Ann....
Hi, and welcome to the Friday Funfest.
Great job on your story, but the challenge is to write one using EXACTLY 55 words!!
You are forgiven this week...:P
Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End

October 14, 2011 at 4:20 PM
Ann (bunnygirl) said...

@G-Man: I could've sworn it was 55, but I must've deleted something after the last time I checked the word count. The problem is duly corrected.

October 14, 2011 at 5:09 PM
Alice Audrey said...

Yipe! I don't even check my word count anymore. I just try to get close.

Hey, this looks like a good lead in to the Diana stories.

October 14, 2011 at 10:42 PM