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For those who are new, Rochelle shares a photo prompt to which several #FridayFictioneers compose a 100-word flash of fiction. Come, let’s fly. Just don’t look down.
Here’s my contribution:
It continued in relentless pursuit, like some inexhaustible force, just coming, so hungry, getting bigger, brighter, chewing up the following horizon.
Our ship was refueled, my arms full of whatever provisions I could scavenge as we reembarked.
“Prepare for departure.” The box crackled. “We’ve put on a little distance. With any luck we’ll make Hawaii.”
The captain ignited the engines, pointed the nose westward, and accelerated down the uneven macadam, running yet another leg of this twisted twilight race.
“Or, we get torched when it catches us,” I muttered. “Fuckit, I always wanted to see Hawaii.”