It was an easy decision when Marion asked me for my kidney. At the time when I went through the initial tests, I was shocked I could even be considered a match. Then against all odds, I was the only person who could save Marion’s life. We had grown up together, sisters from a different mother we used to say. We had met when we were only five on our first day at school. We were as different as chalk and cheese. Marion came from a rich family, everything she wanted her parents provided for her. The latest bikes, the latest toys and even one of the first computers.
Holding on tight to my twin I went through the door into the redeployment machine. Once we were all in and settled, the door shut with a click and the whooshing started. The vessel then started to spin. Slowly at first, then getting faster and faster. As the vessel spun faster my twin fell away … Continue reading Redeploying – Flash Bizarro Fiction
Robert monitored the thermometer. This time he was determined to take the mixture off at the right temperature. Dan, his laboratory partner and twin, stood beside him measuring out the next part of the substance. Six months ago the pair had hit upon a revolutionary mixture. This formula was going to change their industry completely. … Continue reading Heated Success – Flash Fiction
Mark sat by the lake in peace and tranquillity breathing in the sweet smell of cut grass, he sat and watched the fishing hook below the surface. The float bobbing around the lake waiting with anticipation of his first big catch of the day. He had arrived early. Threading his fishing hook with great … Continue reading Fish Fear Me – A Short Story
India stood there watching the water pooling at her feet from her naked body. Here she was about to face her biggest enemy, scared and naked. She took a deep breath and looked down. Her heart stopped that can’t be right. Looking down again she studied the numbers 14 stone. She stepped down, bloody scales … Continue reading Sliding Scales – Flash Fiction
They walked in hand in hand almost sideways like crabs so that they could look into each other's eyes. She was blond with jeans and a bright pink jumper and he had wavy blond hair, jeans and a blue jumper. They looked like a complete mirror image of each other. As they sat down he … Continue reading The Love Crabs – Flash Fiction
I remember the day I was taken away from my parents, I was ten years old. I spent five years away from them. Although I can’t remember where I was or who had me. We moved about a lot, the faces constantly changing. I was not alone. All children in our society are removed at … Continue reading The Mission – Flash Fiction