This week’s photo prompt is provided by Pamela S. Canepa. Thank you Pamela!
“Every lighted window represents at least one life,” he said to nobody in particular as he lounged on the balcony of the hotel opposite. He could have told you exactly how many windows he was talking about because observation was one of his strong points.
His attention, however, was focused on one window only and the shadowed form walking about within the room inside. His heart sped up as he watched the unsuspecting female get undressed before climbing into bed.
The light went out.
Reaching down, he lifted the sniper gun. Now to make sure the light was out permanently.
Word count: 100
Written for Flash fiction for aspiring writers
7 thoughts on “FFfAW: The light of life”
It opens on an encouraging note, and then, takes a dark turn. Well managed in 100 words!
I like where this one went, a good thriller!
Wonderful story. I love the contrast of the first line and the end.
and for a moment I was thinking it was a tale of perversion, fortunately it is just death!
Very chilling Angie! He is a sniper with a twisted mind! Great story!
That was not the direction I expected your tale to take! Absolutely brilliant Angie.
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I did not expect that ending. I wondered what she had done to desire such a ending.