Flash Fiction: 50 Words – The Dog

No-one told him about the dog. He’d had a clear run. The so-called secure complex was barely a challenge, the target easily despatched. The dog had been in the lounge room, cowering. He knew he had to get out, the timing was everything. But he couldn’t leave the dog.

This piece was written in response to a call for a 50-word crime story. Dogs often pop up in my stories, invited or otherwise. Do you have uninvited guests in your writing?

[Photo: dog on shop awning in Gunning, NSW]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s