This was again part of the 100 Word Stories Weekly Challenge. Voting’s back, so you can vote for it and listen (and read) the rest of the stories over at the 100 Word Stories site. If you just want to listen to mine alone, you can do so using the player below. (If the player’s borked – like in some feed readers – try this link.
[As a side note, this story is a complement to a much earlier flash bit I wrote entitled “A Brief History of Activism”.]
Fluffles the Bunny looked over the flesh crowd. A few other clothies were here, but they were more concerned with not being smooshed underfoot than listening.
Snookums Bear studied the crowd over Fluffles’ shoulder. “Ugly crowd, boss.”
Fluffles narrowed his button eyes. “It’s the first anniversary of our struggle, when Dan Bear stood up to the humans.” The bunny took the microphone and began his speech.
“Do I not have eyes? If you prick us, do we not bleed?”
Fluffles then noticed polyester fill poking through one of his seams.
The crowd kicked the stuffing out of him.