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FFfAW – Countdown

December 29, 2015 43 comments

I thought I’d have my first go at Priceless Joy’s Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers. This involves a photo (this week contributed by Sonya) and 100-150 words (+/-25).

I immediately saw an Apollo landing thingumy when I saw this picture :-). Click on the blue froggy to read the other stories.

Copyright Sonya

Copyright Sonya from “Only 100 Words”


“What the Hell sort of landing was that? We were supposed to splash down in the sea!”

“I’m guessing we didn’t. Millions of miles of ocean and we missed. Maybe restarting the Apollo missions was a bad idea.”

“Well, we’re back home and safe! The three heroes. Any landing you can walk away from, and all that…”

We’re safe. Lieutenant Wilkins wasn’t so lucky.”

“Why, what’s wrong with him?”

“Scoot round and take a look. His acceleration couch failed.”

“Woah, nasty. That’s just wrong. I’m not cleaning that up. And then there were two…”

“Well, best disembark, I suppose. Just get out of these straps…”

“Careful you don’t slip on Wilkins on the way out.”

“Urgh! Just open the door here… half a million miles and now we’re home… ahhhhhh!” (splat)

“Wow, how’d we end up all the way up here? And then there was one…”