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 Category:  General Fiction
  Posted: September 27, 2020      Views: 80

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LANCELLOT 

To be or not to be that is the question. So what's the answer. Singers must sing. Painters must paint and writers must write. This is what lancellot has always been inside a writer. On the outside he was a state correctional officer, who spent e - more...

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"History Repeats" by lancellot



Josiah watched the smoky orange night sky through the cracks of their boarded-up windows. He turned to the ashen faces of his wife and kids.

His son's eyes were wide and vacant. "Maybe, they'll stop, Daddy?"

Josiah wanted to answer: Yes, they've satisfied their hatred. It'll be alright.

A former history teacher, he still couldn't believe what they'd done. Abolished the police and banned all guns. Nazis, Jim Crow; why don't we learn? Evil never rests.

Josiah stood. "Hide! They're coming."

 

80 Word Flash Fiction contest entry

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The phrase and historical truth goes: Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

We are not learning.

A drabble is a flash fiction story that uses 80 words. That is the challenge of this contest. Write a story (on any topic) using 80 words. The title does not count towards the word count. The submitted work must be between 78 - 82 words.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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