Friday, February 24, 2012

Almost Anything: "No Regrets"

The following challenge comes from Janet Reid.  Write a story with 100 or fewer words, using:


Here’s mine:

~No Regrets~

They had no choice.  They always walked in line.  They owed their allegiance to it.  Today was no different.  And yet…  They felt it in the air.  Their pace quickened.  And then they saw it.  A white temple with archways all around.  A gasp of amazement rolled like a wave down the line.  Entranced, they kept moving forward.  “Wait!” a feeble voice called out, “Don’t go in!  It’ll destroy you!”  The line leader hesitated for a brief moment, then replied with confidence, “I’ll take that risk, no matter the sequel.”  He smiled and walked into the ant trap.

Live for the Love of it,
The Happy Amateur

This is actually a contest.  And it just started.  So, jump in!


  1. I just happened upon this 'contest' through your post - Thanks. Something new for me to try. Luckily I still had time to submit: 'Sepia Ring Tones'...wasn't sure if I was suppose to add a title, but I had extra words so I did. :)

    1. I'm glad! I was browsing other people's blogs, and somewhere along the way I found Janet's and this contest. I had fun with it. I'll be over shortly to read you story :-)