Monday, April 11, 2011

I is for Illness

      When Kristen got sick, she felt more annoyed then anything. Her nose got red and her joints ached. She wasn’t alone, everyone was coming down with it.
      Kristen was shocked when the schools closed. Then emergency warnings were issued. People were to stay inside. Stores closed up, government shut down, and streets were empty. Kristen thought people were over reacting to the situation.
      Five days after it started something odd happened. The aches and pains disappeared. Her legs grew longer and stronger. Her vision became incredible. Her intelligence rose. She wasn’t sick anymore.
     One day later, they came for her.


  1. Ha, I love this piece. It's great :)

  2. Oooo. This is good. You left us hanging! :)

  3. That was my reaction too: OOOOOO! really fun.

  4. I really like this. These 100 word stories make me want to read more.

  5. Oh dear, that bodes ill.

    Excellent punch to this short-short. And a terrific entry for "I".

  6. You are very good with cliffhangers. Rats!