“I wanted to do an action adventure with todays prompt picture. Alas 100 words is barely enough to make a character move let alone have an adventure.”
I wrote this story in answer to the following prompt:
Friday Fictioneers – Write a 100-word story based on the Photo Prompt image above by © Roger Bultot
If only the Sunday market-goers knew the danger.
“Three bracelets, twelve yen!”
“Talismans! Buy one get one free!”
‘If I fail your souls will be free!’ I thought as I dashed downstairs into the Chinese restaurant.
Bashing through the door, I raced through the sea of plastic tables and entered the spicy kitchen.
“Ahh, Ziang. It’s there,” said a policeman guarding the door.
“Get out — now!” I ordered, dropping beside the bomb.
Sweating, I unscrewed the case revealing a maze of wires.
I cut a wire.
The timer hit zero.
I threw the timer aside and smiled victoriously.
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