15 December 2017 Writing prompt: Abomination

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy. - Hamlet (1.5.167-8), Shakespeare Today, let's write a scene in which a character, who has been doing something completely "normal," is confronted by an inconceivable Abomination. Abominations are a mockery of reality. They break all the rules. They come …

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Wrong Headed

He raises the old .22 and fires a bullet at the cops. The cops shoot back. He gets hit! While dying he thinks, the bitch was right all this time. Everything she said. “You’ll fail!” and he did. At least he tried. Right? Attempt coupled with failure is still a success? No.