Flash Fiction: There isn’t a standard specific definition for this term beyond “extremely short”, but for the purposes of my “Flash Fiction Friday” posts it will mean a precisely 100-word story scene written from a photo prompt.
Today’s prompt picture is:
I thought this image would work well for another installment in Adventures with Harrison and Mason (Click the corresponding category for more of their stories).
“Look, Jaxon,” Mason said. “This is another opening into Narnia, but just like Arthur had to pull out Uther’s sword to become King, you have to be able to open the zipper to enter Narnia.”
The two-year-old’s eyes widened. “Really, Pop?”
“Try it,” Mason replied.
Jaxon ran to the zipper’s slider and strained, trying to lift the concrete.
Harrison whispered, “Do you think it’s a good idea, putting such fantasies in his head?”
Mason quirked an eyebrow. “Says the guy who told him about Santa Claus, then added that the old elf drives a four-wheeler in places where it’s warm.”
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