.population control.

Trifecta: Trifextra week Ninety-Two.
This weekend the Trifextra challenge:
In The Scorpio Races, author Maggie Stiefvater writes, “It is the first day of November and so, today, someone will die.” Give us the next thirty-three words of this story, as you imagine it. Take it wherever you like, but make it original and make it 33 words exactly.

…he was the one this time around.

running for his life, gust of wind
razor blade across his skin.

his shoe unties…he trips.

there’s no where to hide from
their thirsty daggers.


19 thoughts on “.population control.

    1. Very much so, frightening! I am glad you found some humor in his fall. I tend to find it funny to be used as a device to signal impending demise in movies 🙂
      Thank you for reading!


  1. Sorry to switch your link around. Inlinkz accidentally deleted it, or maybe I did. But either way, I relinked you and now you’re closer to the bottom of the linkz. Sorry about that!!! Thanks for linking up. I promise I won’t mess it up next time.


    1. No worries at all! I’m just here to share. Winning the challenge or being in a certain position in regard to links isn’t the priority 🙂 although it feels awesome to place haa!


    1. Thank you for reading, Jo-Anne! It was dark but that’s where my mind went immediately when I saw the prompt so I ran with it a bit.


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