The Worst Thing In The World – A Flash Fiction

UntitledThe other girls peered in as Brittany sat across from the old fortuneteller. The seer grasped Brittany’s hand, her voice a low whisper. “Your life is pointless.”

Brittany smirked and eyerolled. “Don’t curse me.”

The seer shook her head. “No curse. Just your future. Your life will have no impact. No-one will change because of your decisions. You won’t even enjoy your own life. Your existence is pointless.”

The girl’s voice shook with belief. “I’ll kill myself.”

The seer smiled evilly. “You’ll fail. You have no choice. You’ll live your whole life. And it won’t matter.”

“Not even to you.”

Based around Laurence Simon’s weekly challenge for the 100 word-stories podcast. No audio; I’m still fighting off the irritation of bronchitis. However, you can also read and hear the rest of the entries at the 100 Word Stories podcast site.

Don’t forget, of course, that even short drabbles like this completely count for Spec The Halls!

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