The Damsel in Distress


Big smoke from the house looked horrifying. I was driving by the place and stopped to watch the chaos. Partaking in rescue operations was dangerous.

And then I saw the gorgeous girl. Her angelic face appeared on one of the windows. she was screaming. Heroic frenzy possessed me. I jumped out of the car, my pot belly dancing around me and my thinning hair flying.

But two strong hands pulled me roughly and I was brought to my senses. A voice hissed sharply, “Try your stunts elsewhere Mr…you are stalling the shoot”.

I sadly watched Robert Pattinson save her.

Friday Fictioneers is a wonderful flash fiction challenge which asks us to write a story in around 100 words from the photo prompt provided by the host, Rochelle Wisoff Fields. To join in with the challenge, or find out more about it, just follow the link to Rochelle’s blog.


I am participating in the 100-word flash fiction challenge, that is Friday Fictioneers. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields hosts this challenge. This week, David Stewart provides the photo. If you’d like to join in, or read the other stories, check out Rochelle’s blog: Addicted to Purple. Here is the link…


Hamida looked calm. The audience gathered to watch them play were captivated by her face and music. But she was looking steadfastly at the maestro, who was a genius in his own way. It was hard to guess what was going on in her mind.

Her gaze moved on to the other members of the band, each contented and happily submerged in music. She turned to look at the happy crowd coldly. Families…women, children, babies…old people! For one moment, she felt weak. Then her eyes glittered ruthlessly.

The timing was perfect! ‘Boom’ went her bomb…the ‘divine’ job was done.