100-Word Fiction: ‘The Mark’

It was too easy to suggest that no one knew the full story; that no one understood. But he did feel that was true. It was also too easy to condemn. No one knew his background. Probably no one cared. He earned little money. Where he had come from! Then there was his family, theContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘The Mark’”

100-Word Fiction: ‘The Unexploded Bombs’

The parcel bombs did not explode. They were discovered on p7, right next to Tom Jones. They were defused with only fifteen lines headed ‘Crime’, buried beneath news of Carlos Acosta dancing and a powerboat accident (p6), teenage choristers (p5), loan sharks (p4) and a BBC sitcom (pp1-2). The bombs made no sound. They wereContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘The Unexploded Bombs’”

100-Word Fiction: ‘REDACTED’

Certain informations remain disapplied for reasons of international security. Documentation pertaining to concurrent pertinences and actions during qualified renditions of suspects is undergoing systemic release to relevant authorities. Independent assessment of such documentation will ascertain that under no circumstances have parties sought to disclarify evidence that could help with any investigation. Instances of disclarification areContinue reading “100-Word Fiction: ‘REDACTED’”