For more of a challenge, you can do one or more of these:
· end the story with the words: "everything faded." (also included in the word count)
· include the word "orange" in the story
· write in the same genre you normally
· make your story 200 words exactly!Here is my short Fantasy story inspired by this
artwork (unknown artist):
by C.M. Brown
Shadows crept across the wall as the room swam and the figures in front of me merged and swirled into one. I felt as if I would not be able to stand up straight for long. The orange tablet they had made me swallow was taking effect and my mind was beginning to become foggy and unfocused. I knew I was in trouble when I felt my heart beat faster and droplets of sweat formed upon my skin!
Slater walked into the room, I knew it was him even though my senses had begun to wane. The others in the room parted as he strode in, giving him a wide berth to move towards me. I did not expect him to hit me, but he did, with the full force of his giant fist smashing into my cheek bone, sending me down towards the floor.
Droplets of blood escaped from my mouth, dripping down my chin, but I was unable to wipe them off as my hands were bound behind my back. I tried to gain some composure as I struggled to stand again, defiantly looking my once vampire lover in the eyes. He hit me again and everything faded……..