Ascension and Abroad aboard by María Castro Domínguez

Friday Flash Fiction, @fridayflashfict, showcases a particular brand of flash fiction. Makes for an exciting read.

Its New contributors are:
Adam J. Rickman
Jane Hertenstein
Debarun Sarkar
Mark Beddard
Erin Armstrong
María Castro Domínguez
Robert Evenstell
Bethany van Sterling
Khulya Jafarova
Pat St Pierre
Mickey Kulp

Here´s a taster of Ascension and Abroad aboard

Ascension

The sky thickened rapidly, the ship now was indistinguishable from the sea. Only flashes of lightening revealed the scrolls soaring, monstrous giants waiting for their feed. The Captain’s eyes said it all. Death was hunting.

“Get off” he boomed pointing to the only lifeboat on board. My mind stopped, then my body took over. The chains lashed at me whilst I loosed the wood delivering it below. I dived in, finding myself under the roof of a greedy wave……….

Abroad aboard

After twenty minutes going up and down, side-stepping cargo cranes and nearly falling into a hold being stowed, I found the bridge.

Hesitating before going in, I had to find my bearings. Persuade myself that I could pull it through…….

1Comment
  • Anton
    Posted at 09:44h, 04 December

    Great story!