100-Word Fiction: ‘The Villagers’

They were out into the heat and dust again. There was no road to speak of, not even really a track, just a formless and infinite middle distance of barren land that stretched onwards and onwards, with no horizon visible in the haze of the afternoon sun. All the villagers were standing outside their mudContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘The Villagers’”

100-Word Fiction: ‘Enduring Freedom’

The date: October 7, 2001. The place: a landlocked country. The aims: to locate a man; to bring men to trial; to remove a regime. Aerial bombardments followed. Then came the tanks and troops. The date: July 13 , 2009. The website stated: ‘Estimates of the number of civilians killed vary widely and must beContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘Enduring Freedom’”