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An unconventional celebration

A chapter in the book Miscellaneous stories

Happy Birthday, Darling!

by CD Richards

The author has placed a warning on this post for violence.


The sign above the door read "Happy Birthday Darling!"

Turning the knob and stepping inside he saw his wife and children beaming at him from next to the huge, lion-shaped cake.

A dozen jubilant voices joining in unison to yell "Surprise!" served to drown out an ominous 
click, then the familiar woosh of a steel-tipped, carbon fibre shaft slicing its way through the air.

The last thing that went through Walt Palmer's mind was an arrow.


Surprise! 80 Words or Less writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a complete story in 80 words or less.

The theme is 'Surprise.'

You may incorporate this theme into the story any way you wish, but it must somehow relate to the topic.

Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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