March 7, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a mouse. It can be real, imagined, electronic or whiskered. Go where the prompt leads!
What Happened to the Mouse?
“What is that box?”
“That’s my infrared camera.”
“What’s that for?”
“Did you see the oranges fell from the tree? Something ate up the cores. I wanted to see what happened.”
“What did the camera catch?”
“Look for yourself.”
“OMG! A mouse! I thought all the mice were dead.”
“I guess not. This one escaped.”
“Did the camera take the pictures last night?”
“No, these were taken two nights ago.”
“Was the camera on last night?”
“Did the mouse come back?”
“No, something else did?
“Oh no, I know what happened to the mouse.”
Chari Mills: March 7, 2019 Flash Fiction Challenge – What Happened to the Mouse?
This post is written for February’s Speculative Fiction Prompt hosted by D. Wallace Peach.
Pixabay image by Marianne Sopala
The Land of Sweet
“It was a fierce battle our Mouse King and the mice soldiers had, Mickie.”
“Yes, he stabbed the Nutcracker and almost killed him.”
“But Clara threw the slipper at the King to distract him, and the Nutcracker took the chance to kill him.”
“I know, Milenko, he was our King, but he treated us in Mouseland horribly. We had no power for a civil war. Now Justice is served.”
“It horrified me when the Nutcracker thrust his sword through the King’s chest. The other soldiers killed all the mice soldiers. I was afraid that they would kill us too. My heart almost jumped out of my mouth, so I ran as fast as I could and dashed into your house.” Read more